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An example of Police Corruption, the case of NYPD Kelvin Jones “To protect and serve” are words that the N.Y.P.D. in New York City lived for, after all, there have been call the finest in the whole country and perhaps in the world. For all accounts since its beginning the N.Y.P.D. had achieve a great deal of recognition in lowering the crime in NYC, and for keeping the City safe. Even Sir Robert Peel would have been proud. However, some may argue that several of “N.Y. finest” as they are known, only protecting their own interest and often caught with their hands in the proverbial honey pot. Hence, a badge and a gun do not make an officer above the law, as I intend to demonstrate in this paper.
Exhibit: A- The case against NYPD Kelvin Jones, charges: Corruption. Life was good for officer Kelvin Jones, he drove a BMW, wore expensive clothes, owned a condo, and financed his girlfriend Spanish studies in South America, all with an officer’s salary. Back in 2003, Kelvin Jones who was originally from the island of Granada, went to college and graduated with a degree in criminal justice, was registered as media guide as “hard hitter with a good nose for the football” (Hays, 2012). On his application Jones listed his criminal degree, and according to Michael Orozco, Jones defense, Jones went to work for the intelligence Division “right out the academy.” Or though, Jones itself did not confirm or declined the information. Even though, is a well-known practice that at times supervisors may pulled out recruits out of the academy and given them special training to become undercover investigators. Despite the evidence, citing privacy rules, police officials, declined to discuss his employment history. When Jones mention his job in the NYPD, he just referring as "This NYPD career is just a stepping stone for me." (Hays, 2012), he saw his future in the federal law…...

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