The blue wall of silence

The blue wall of silence is a term often used when officers turn a blind eye to other officers engaged in some type of misconduct, either on or off duty. Whistleblowing is also a term used when reporting officer misconduct.

Using your reading assignments and media resource links, write a 2-page paper in answer to the following questions:

How would you classify the types of organizational culture influences in this scenario?

What can you say about how the blue wall of silence is depicted in this scenario?
What do you think might happen if you became the whistleblower in this scenario?

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