Police Culture, Women Police and Attitudes towards Misconduct

  title={Police Culture, Women Police and Attitudes towards Misconduct},
  author={Linda R. Waugh and A. Ede and A. Alley},
  journal={International Journal of Police Science \& Management},
  pages={288 - 300}
It is frequently asserted that female police officers are less likely than their male counterparts to engage in misconduct or to approve of such behaviour by fellow officers. This paper assesses the extent to which such assumptions hold true in the case of Queensland police. The paper draws upon three sources of data: attitudinal surveys administered to serving police officers, police-initiated complaints, and public complaints against police. Attitudinal data showed few differences between… Expand
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