The scenario depicted a variety of corrupt behaviors and crimes by a police officer. Answer the following questions:
Determine what type of white collar crime was committed. In that category, there are a number of different crime types based on offender and victim. Identify where this crime falls in that list of crime types, and explain why you think this. There are several parallels between professional criminals and this offender. Based on the type of white collar crime committed, identify and describe some of the parallels and how they apply to this specific offender.
CRJ105 – Week 7 Scenario One of Our Own Slide # Slide Title Dialogue 01 Introduction No dialogue 02 “We have a Sergeant’s Office case of police corruption.” Sergeant: I hope everything is going well so far. I want to let you in on a case of police corruption. Most of the time, we don’t get a chance to see much of the investigation that takes place when it has to do with another officer. I won’t tell you the officer’s name because he may be someone that you know. But I thought that it might be a good learning experience for you. The officer is accused of taking money from a man that he pulled over. Allegedly, the officer stopped the man while he was driving on Main Street at about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday morning last week. The driver was allegedly drunk. During the stop, the driver was arrested for DWI. The man later complained at the department that money was missing from his wallet. The chief and one of the captains reviewed the police cruiser’s dash camera recording and saw the officer put something into his pocket while he was searching the vehicle. This happened after the man was handcuffed and detained in the backseat of the patrol car. The officer later made the statement and admitted taking the money. Listen to the statement by the officer in question. 03 Police Officer’s Officer: When I stopped the vehicle, I could see that Statement the driver was drunk. I’ve dealt with a lot of drunks in my time and he was definitely pretty drunk. I mean, the smell of alcohol was stronger than I’ve smelled on a driver’s breath in a long time. After I got the driver out of the car, I tried to do some roadtide—roadside tests on him, but he refused to do any of the tests. I was then going to give him an Alco-Sensor test, but he refused to take that test too. So, I handcuffed him and put him in the back of my patrol car. I told the driver that I was placing himunder arrest for DWI and that he would be given an opportunity to…