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You are a member of a police review board investigating a case for internal affairs. As a group, select a case involving police misconduct or judicial misconduct/malfeasance to research. Use the library, news reports, and the Internet to locate information on the case your group has selected.

Individual portion:
Each group member should research at least one of the following portions of this case:

Details of the case and evaluation of ethical dilemmas involved, including all key details
Details and evaluation of the code of conduct related to the case, including the ethical responsibility of the officer (including possible differences on how an officer acts off or on duty)
Details and evaluation of societal opinions of the case, including potential implications for the community or political figures.

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Police malfeasance covers unethical or illegal actions or the infringement of a person’s constitutional rights by law enforcement officers as they carry out their duties. For instance, Worden et al., (2012) asserts that nearly 1% of police officers are involved in actions that are deemed as malfeasance in a given year and the impacts of these actions are dire. These actions involve but are not limited to police brutality, torture to coerce confession, fraud, and dishonesty, demand of sexual favours and sexual abuse and abuse of authority. Further, Worden et al., (2012) notes that around 50% of wrongful convictions occur due to police misconduct.
Jon Burge was accused of violating the code of conduct set to guide police officers during the enforcement of their duties. Jon Burge was involved...

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