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Police Corruption

  • By: Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe & Chibueze W. Onwudiwe
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Police corruption may be viewed as a distinct mode of police transgression, which involves the misuse of police power for officers' benefit or managerial advantage. Police corruption activities include taking bribes in exchange for not reporting incidents of crimes by drug ...

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