Behavior and Misconduct
  1. Police deviance is said to be behavior that does not conform to the standards of norms or expectations. Identify and discuss the three major sources of those standards. Is one source more important than the others?
  1. What are four individual factors that influence police officers’ use of discretion?
  1. Contrast socialization theory and predispositional theory.
  1. There are a number of factors that influence police discretion. List and discuss four variables from the situational factors.
  1. Neighborhood variables influence police performance. What variables matter and how?