Why Do Good Cops Defend Bad Cops?

Economics

Speaker:Jean Pierre Benoit, New York University
Date: Friday 25 May 2001
Time: 16:15
Location: Room 106 Streatam Court

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Policemen are known to support colleagues who are the subject of criminal investigations. While we might expect guilty officers to defend each other, why do honest policemen defend those who have broken the law? We investigate under what conditions it is in the interest of a group to defend its "bad'" members.