3 1 disscussion question

1.In your response, define subculture and describe three elements of the police subculture. “Do you consider these elements to provide a positive or negative impact in supporting the official directives of police work?” Justify your response with factual supporting information not just opinion based.

2.Review the history of the Knapp Commission investigating police corruption in New York in the 1970’s starting with the history of the commission: http://what-when-how.com/police-science/knapp-comm…

·This New York Post 2012 article summarizes some of the activities that were occurring prior to the formation of the Knapp Commission: http://nypost.com/2012/08/05/new-yorks-foulest/

·Then, address the following questions:In your response, you need to define an ‘ethical dilemma’ and corruption and identify at least four(4) types of police ethical dilemmas and at least three(3) different acts of corruption that were occurring in the New York Police department leading up to the Knapp Commission. Can the widespread police corruption outlined in the Knapp Commission occur again? Finally, what steps are in place to make sure this type of corruption does not occur again? Your response should be at least 5 paragraphs (one to answer question, one for defining ethical dilemma and corruption, one for the four (4)types of ethical dilemmas, one for the three (3)acts of corruption and one for the steps in place to make sure this does not occur again)(QUESTION)

3.Review the article from Criminology on Police Discretion: http://criminology-articles.blogspot.com/2012/09/p…

·On April 15, 2013, a bomb exploded at the finish line of the historic Boston Marathon.After the Boston Marathon bombing incident on April 15, 2013, Rolling Stone magazine featured bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of it’s August 2013 edition, seemingly posed as a rock star: http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/jahars-wo…

·Continue to perform an online search of information surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing for background information to answer the You Decide question. (Dont use Wikipedia as a source please)

·After the Rolling Stone publication, Police Sergeant Sean Murphy felt compelled to post the actual police photos of the suspects arrest through Boston Magazine: http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/article/2013/08…

·Continue to perform an online search of information surrounding the Sergeant Sean Murphy’s posting of police photos, disciplinary actions against him, and his eventual retirement for background information to answer the You Decide question.

·Consider the concept of police discretion, the information surrounding the bombing, and address the following questions: Did Sergeant Murphy have the ‘right’ to release the graphic photos?Was it within his police discretion?Was it part of the police sub-culture to not promote ‘accused killers’ as rock stars?Was it ethical? Why or why not?(QUESTION)

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