A case study on police misconduct in the United States of America and an applicable model for the Turkish National Police.

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This study explores the underlying causes and deterrent control mechanisms of police misconduct in the United States. Outcomes of causes and control mechanisms constitute the basis for an applicable model for the Turkish National Police (TNP). Why is some police behavior deviate? What are the main determinants of police misconduct? Is police misconduct a result of sociological behavior and subcultural development within police organizations or a psychological behavior as an outcome of officers' personal traits? What are the control mechanisms for police misconduct? What are their strengths and weaknesses? Do they deter or not? Is there a control mechanism that deters better than others? What is the best deterrence model for the TNP?

Creator(s): Lofca, Izzet
Creation Date: August 2002
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UNT Theses and Dissertations
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 2002
  • Digitized: July 13, 2007
Description:

This study explores the underlying causes and deterrent control mechanisms of police misconduct in the United States. Outcomes of causes and control mechanisms constitute the basis for an applicable model for the Turkish National Police (TNP). Why is some police behavior deviate? What are the main determinants of police misconduct? Is police misconduct a result of sociological behavior and subcultural development within police organizations or a psychological behavior as an outcome of officers' personal traits? What are the control mechanisms for police misconduct? What are their strengths and weaknesses? Do they deter or not? Is there a control mechanism that deters better than others? What is the best deterrence model for the TNP?

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Level: Master's
Discipline: Criminal Justice
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Keyword(s): Police misconduct | consent decree | section 1983 | civil rights and liberties | Turkish National Police
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UNT Libraries
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UNT Theses and Dissertations
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  • OCLC: 50705689 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3234
Resource Type: Thesis or Dissertation
Format: Text
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Access: Public
License: Copyright
Holder: Lofca, Izzet
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