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double marginality

the expectation by white officers that black officers will give members of their own race better treatment

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14th amendment

passed in 1868 guaranteeing equal protection of the law to all citizens of the US

3

civil rights acts of 1964

prohibits job discrimination based on race, color, and gender

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equal opportunity act of 1972

extended in 1964 civil rights act and made it applicable to state and local governments

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de facto discrimination

the indirect result of policies that are not intended to discriminate but do

6

affirmative action

effort to improve employment opportunities for minorities

7

quota

numbers put in place as part of goals in action plans

8

reverse discrimination

the label often attached to the preferential treatment received by minority groups

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what is the blue wall of silence?

a figurative barrier when cops protect one another from outsiders even refusing in investigating in other officers

10

what is police culture or subculture

a combination f shared norms, values, goals, career patterns, life styles, that is somewhat different from the rest of society

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what are three main culturist values for police?

honor
loyalty
individuality

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what is the police personality?

traits such as suspicion, hostility, insecurity

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problems for female officers

perception or job
workplace harassment
pregnancy
family issues
acceptance

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problems for black and minority officers

acceptance
friendly fire incidents
job assignments

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what is ethics

study of what I good and bad

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knapp commission

created in 1970 to investigate widespread organized corruption in the nypd

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what are the types of corruption?

grass eaters
meat eaters
gratuities
noble cause

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what does the job do about corruption?

send in the internal affairs division to investigate

take integrity test which cops will not know when it is because it will be on the streets