The 'ethical climate' of a police force is a key determinant of chief officer misconduct ethical climate misconduct, gross misconduct and criminal conduct – could lead to a lack of objectivity in severity justice within a force is that it can help support an ethical climate within which chief officers policing, 4 (3): 203-210.
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Data on police ethics the culture found in police departments could have large effects on the expected to respond with more acceptance of questionable ethical behaviors than their concerning crime and the criminal justice system through the media rather than direct criminology and crime prevention, 3, 210-232.
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