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Explain how police officers might be held criminally liable for their misconduct.

Although police officers work to enforce laws, there are many times where they can be put in situations or make decisions for which they could be criminally liable.

  • Explain in detail how police officers may be held criminally liable. You should refer to the police code of ethics.                                                
  • Give an example of a situation where officers may be criminally prosecuted for their misconduct.                                                
  • For your answer, you should refer to the police code of ethics.

Prepare a typed document that follows APA guidelines that includes:

  • A paper 200-300 words in length, double-spaced.                                                
  • You may use your text or the Internet as a reference, but remember to cite your sources according to APA guidelines.                                                
  • Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture or other sources you have used to complete the assignment.

For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.

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