CJ Chapter 6 Vocabulary

  1. A branch of a police department that receives and investigates complaints alleging violations of rules and policies on the part of officers
    Internal Affairs Unit
  2. The process by which the rules, symbols, and values of a group or subculture are learned by its members
  3. The symbols, beliefs, and values shared by members of a subgroup of the larger society
  4. A set of emotional and behavioral characteristics developed by a member of an occupational group in response to the work situation and environmental influences
    Working Personality
  5. Deadly force may not be used against an unarmed and fleeing suspect unless necessary to prevent the escape and unless the officer has probable cause to believe that the suspect poses a significant threat of death or serious injury to the officers and others
    Tennessee vs. Garner
  6. Officers who accept payoffs that the routines of police work bring their way
    Grass Eaters
  7. Officers who actively use their power for personal gain
    Meat Eaters
  8. Accepting free coffee, cigs, meals, liquor, groceries, or other items, which are thought of as compensation either for being underpaid or for future favoritism to the donor
  9. Receiving cash or a gift in exchange for past or future help in avoiding prosecution; officer may claim to be unable to identify a criminal, may take care to be in the wrong place when a crime is to occur, or may take some other action that can be viewed as mere carelessness
  10. Demanding discounts or free admission to places of entertainment, whether on duty or not
  11. Demanding payment for an ad in a police magazine or purchase of tickets to a police function; holding a street court in which minor traffic tickets can be avoided by the payment of cash bail to the arresting officer, with no receipt given
  12. Picking up small items such as candy bars, gum, and cigs at a store where the door has been left unlocked at the close of business hours
  13. Taking expensive items for personal use during an investigation of a break-in or burlary; distinguished from shopping by the value of the items taken and the ease with which former ownership of items can be determined if the officer is caught
  14. Using tools, keys, or other devices to force entry and steal property; distinguished from shakedwon by the fact that it is planned, not by the value of the itmes taken
    Premeditated Theft
  15. Issuing license tabs, window stickers, or courtesy cards that exempt users from arrest or citation for traffic offenses
  16. Lying to provide an alibi for fellow officers engaged in unlawful activity or otherwise failing to tell the truth so as to avoid sanctions
  17. Permits close control of off-duty work, becauase firms must apply to the department to have officers assigned to them
    Department Contract Model
  18. Allows each officer to find off-duty employment and to enter into a direct relationship with the private firm
    Officer Contract Model
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    Racial Profiling
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CJ Chapter 6 Vocabulary
CJ Chapter 6 Vocabulary