Fallen Blue Knights: Controlling Police Corruption by Sanja Kutnjak IvkovicFallen Blue Knights: Controlling Police Corruption by Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic

Fallen Blue Knights: Controlling Police Corruption

bySanja Kutnjak Ivkovic

Hardcover | February 15, 2006

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Despite its suspected prevalence, no comprehensive analysis of police corruption has been published for nearly three decades. Fallen Blue Knights provides a systematic, in-depth analysis of the subject, while also addressing the question of what can be done to ensure successful corruptioncontrol. Kutnjak Ivkovic argues that the current mechanisms for control--the courts, prosecutors, independent commissions, and the media, as well as the internal control mechanisms within a police agency itself--suffer from severe shortcomings that substantially limit their effectiveness. In thismuch-needed analysis, Kutnjak Ivkovic redefines the roles of major players and develops a novel, comprehensive model of corruption control.

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Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic is Assistant Professor at the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University.
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Title:Fallen Blue Knights: Controlling Police CorruptionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 6.18 × 9.29 × 0.59 inPublished:February 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments1. Police Corruption and Its Control2. Defining Police Corruption3. Measuring Police Corruption4. Causes and Correlates of Police Corruption5. Corruption Control: Detection, Investigation, and Discipline6. Corruption Control: Other Functions7. A Step Ahead: A Multifaceted System of Comprehensive Corruption ControlConclusionReferencesIndex

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"...a welcome addition to the world of ideas about how to improve policing."--David Klinger, University of Missouri, St. Louis, for Contemporary Sociology