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I. A Definition of Police Corruption

II. The Costs of Police Corruption

III. Types of Corruption

  1. Gratuities
  2. Bribes
  3. Theft and Burglary
  4. Internal Corruption
  5. Corruption and Brutality

IV. Levels of Corruption

  1. Type I: Rotten Apples and Rotten Pockets
  2. Type II: Pervasive Unorganized Corruption
  3. Type III: Pervasive Organized Corruption

V. Theories of Police Corruption

  1. Individual Officer Explanations
  2. Social Structural Explanations
  3. Neighborhood Explanations
  4. The Nature of Police Work
  5. The Police Organization
  6. The Police Subculture

VI. Becoming Corrupt

  1. The Moral Careers of Individual Officers
  2. Corrupting Organizations

VII. Controlling Corruption

VIII. Internal Corruption Control Strategies

  1. The Attitude of the Chief
  2. Rules and Regulations
  3. Managing Anticorruption
  4. Investigative Tactics
  5. Cracking the "Blue Curtain"
  6. Proactive Integrity Test
  7. Effective Supervision
  8. Rewarding the Good Officers
  9. Personnel Recruitment

IX. External Corruption Control Approaches

  1. Special Investigations
  2. Criminal Prosecution
  3. Mobilizing Public Opinion
  4. Altering the External Environment
  5. The Limits of Anticorruption Efforts

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