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Police Corruption and Misconduct

The term "excessive force" is a legal one and is fairly precisely defined. Police are trained in what constitutes excessive force and how to avoid its use. They are legally liable not only for...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2017 7:30 am UTC

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Police Corruption and Misconduct

This depends on what you would count as corruption. On the one level, I would argue that corruption is common if you count such things as "fixing" traffic or parking tickets as corruption. I...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2012 4:51 pm UTC

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Police Corruption and Misconduct

I think that the question should be in what situation would a virtuous police officer not be better. I don't think that there is a constructive situation in which the public would not be better...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2012 10:00 pm UTC

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Police Corruption and Misconduct

I would argue that there is simply no way for us to know this. It may be possible for government agencies, with their access to intelligence reports, to know whether terrorist organizations are...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2013 3:50 pm UTC

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Police Corruption and Misconduct

While police officers have broad powers because of their official status, they are not given carte blanche to do whatever they want in all situations. There are situations in which they can be...

Latest answer posted February 26, 2013 2:46 pm UTC

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