Police Accountability Persuasive Essay by ResearchRiter

Police Accountability
An argument that the police should be accountable to a public oversight committee.
# 120705 | 1,000 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Criminology (General)


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Description:

This paper presents the case for the police being accountable to an empowered public oversight committee rather than that the criminal justice community should be accountable to itself without any public oversight.

From the Paper:

"The police need to be accountable to an empowered public oversight committee because self-oversight invariably leads to a biased result, because of all the pressures exerted at various levels within the organization. The business of law enforcement is the business of the public, and must therefore be open and transparent to all, and this can only be true if there is public oversight of the police. Over the past years, police departments have rarely..."

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APA Format

Police Accountability (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 30, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/persuasive-essay/police-accountability-120705/

MLA Format

"Police Accountability" 01 December 2008. Web. 30 October. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/persuasive-essay/police-accountability-120705/>

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