Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York by Robert J. Kane,Michael D. White

By Robert J. Kane,Michael D. White

medications, bribes, falsifying facts, unjustified strength and kickbacks: there are various possibilities for law enforcement officials to behave like criminals. Jammed Up is the definitive examine of the character and motives of police misconduct. whereas police departments are notoriously protecting in their own—especially body of workers and disciplinary information—Michael White and Robert Kane won remarkable, entire entry to the personal documents of NYPD officials who dedicated severe offenses, studying the circumstances of greater than 1,500 NYPD officials over a twenty yr interval that features a relatively entire cycle of scandal and reform, within the biggest, such a lot noticeable police division within the usa. They discover either the standards that are expecting officer misconduct, and the police department’s responses

to that misconduct, offering a entire framework for knowing the problems. The conclusions they draw are very important not only for what they could let us know concerning the NYPD yet for the way we're to appreciate the very nature of police misconduct.
»» An off-duty officer riding his inner most car stops at a comfort shop on big apple, after having simply labored a ten hour shift in Brooklyn, to scouse borrow a six pack of beer at gun element. is that this police misconduct?
»» A police officer is disciplined a minimum of six occasions in 3 years for failing to conform with administrative criteria and is eventually brushed aside from employment for wasting his NYPD defend (badge). is that this police misconduct?

»» An officer was once fired for abusing his in poor health time, yet then additional research confirmed that the officer was once chanced on no longer to blame in a legal trial within which he used to be accused of utilizing his place as a police officer to guard drug and prostitution businesses. that's the instance of police misconduct?

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