Civilianising the ‘Blue Code’? An Examination of Attitudes to Misconduct in the Police Extended Family

  title={Civilianising the ‘Blue Code’? An Examination of Attitudes to Misconduct in the Police Extended Family},
  author={Barry J. Wright},
  journal={International Journal of Police Science \& Management},
  pages={339 - 356}
  • B. J. Wright
  • Published 1 September 2010
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Police Science & Management
Despite the importance of integrity to policing, the extensive literature on police misconduct, police culture and the code of silence, a significant knowledge gap exists in respect of the integrity of police staff and their opinions of misconduct. Having identified these gaps, a methodology was developed that built on previous studies of policing integrity across the world. This methodology, which consisted of an anonymous electronic survey distributed to every employee of a police force in… 

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