The Pros And Cons Of Police Profiling

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The work that police officers do is very complex. There are different rules and codes that they are supposed to follow in order to accomplish their job at their organization. Police officers present different behaviors while patrolling and in other areas of policing that creates many confrontations with the society as well inside their departments with co-workers and other people above them. In police departments exits different codes that police officers follow that many times create that police misconduct and police brutality stay under the rug, without been penalized. In the movie Fort Apache the Bronx it portrayed how police corruption, misconduct and unethical behavior were part of their daily work just because they followed certain codes …show more content…
In the movie Fort Apache the Bronx two officers were obstructing the justice. They acted in such indiscriminately way just because the teen was from a different race. They really did not care about killing him and after the incident they did dot present any remorse for the terrible act that they did. It is imperative to say that not all police officers engage in misconduct behaviors, there are many of them who respect citizen rights and who work along with the law. “Incidents of police misconduct have adverse effects not only to the victims of abuse, but also on public perceptions of the police departments implicated in the incident” (Weitzer & Tuch). Racial profiling has been a problem since the beginning of policing and even today this is something that creates a lot of confrontations between communities and the police. In the movie Fort Apache the Bronx this was something so vividly because many officers refer to the Negros and Latinos as a threat to public order. “Relations between the police and minority groups are a continuing problem in the United States and other multiracial societies” (Weitzer &Tuch). In the movie Fort Apache the Bronx the community was mostly Negros and Latinos. It is palpable how some officers abuse the power of authority that they had. According to Burns “abuse authority is the intentional actions in the course of police work that are designed to inflict harm upon other or violate individual rights” (Burns

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