Why do Good Cops Defend Bad Cops?
London Business School - Department of Economics
University of Montevideo - Department of Economics
CV Starr Working Paper No. RR 03-01
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 law-abiding 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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 27
JEL Classification: D7, K4working papers series
Date posted: August 21, 2003
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