The police are the initial faces of law enforcement and commence the criminal justice process and thus hold significant responsibilities for upholding law and order.
The integrity of the police force is pivotal to retaining public trust in the rule of law and the preservation of internal security. Corruption is most serious when the climate in a police department.
Police corruption carries high costs & greatly undermines the integrity of the police as well as tarnishes the public image of law enforcement. It is usually linked to protecting other criminal activities as consequential effects.