Posted by on January 9, 2019 4:00 am
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Almost forty years ago criminologist Carl Klockars termed the proclivity of some police officers to brutalize citizens and break other laws in the name of their own version of justice as “The Dirty Harry Problem.” The moniker, of course, comes from Clint Eastwood’s “Go ahead, make my day” Inspector Harry Callahan character in several movies of the 1970s and 80s. Harry got the job done, but used dirty means to do it. That was OK, because his ends were always good.

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