- Key terms supplement each chapter.
- Provides students of policing with a realistic understanding of problems that arise in police work.
1. Value-Based Decisionmaking: Understanding the Noble Cause
2. Values, Hiring, and Early Organizational Experiences
3. Values and Administrative Dilemmas
4. The Social Psychology of Cops' Values
Part 2: Noble-Cause Corruption
5. From Economic to Noble-Cause Corruption
6. Stress, Organizational Accountability, and the Noble Cause
7. Ethics and the Means-Ends Dilemma
8. Police Culture, Ends-Orientation, and Noble-Cause Corruption
Part 3: Ethics and Police in a Time of Change
9. Policing Citizens, Policing Communities: Toward an Ethic of Negotiated Order
10. The Stakes
Crank, John P.
John P. Crank is a Professor in School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. He received his M.A. in Sociology from the University of Arizona, his M.P.A. from the University of Illinois, and his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Colorado. He has published in the area of police effectiveness, and in the areas of organizational culture and structure, focusing on the police and on parole and probation. He has also published on criminal justice theory and counter-terrorism and was the recipient of the Academy of Criminal Justice Science's Outstanding Book Award in 2004 for his book Imagining Justice (Anderson Publishing).