― Dale Carpenter, Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas
Serve and Protect are common words associated with police officers, however some law enforcement officers taint the honor and integrity of the job. Police Corruption is a serious problem affecting nearly every city across the country and world. Curbing police corruption is a tall order; however, improving the recruitment and training process and internal controls can bring this issue to an abrupt stop.
Forms of corruption and the blue code of silence are major contributors in police corruption’s impact on the communities they serve. Police corruption or misconduct takes place in many different forms or acts. A frame-up is a common form of corruption used by police officers daily. A frame-up is when a police officer will place false testimony to position someone behind bars unjustly. Also, a frame-up can be when an offic...
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