Abuse of PowerSee also: Abuse of power, Police corruption, Police misconduct, Police abuse, and Police brutality
Police officers have considerable powers and are often supported by authorities who oversee them if accused of wrongdoing.
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2010, Judge John Leonardo found that Arpaio "misused the power of his office to target members of the (Board of Supervisors) for criminal investigation" ... a federal grand jury began an inquiry of Arpaio for abuse of power, in connection with an FBI investigation ... The targets of Arpaio's alleged abuse of power have included Phil Gordon, Phoenix Mayor Dan Saban, Arpaio's 2004 and 2008 opponent for the office of Sheriff of Maricopa County Terry Goddard ...
... See also Abuse of power Administrative decisions, including those exercising a discretionary power, must be designed to achieve a purpose or object authorised ...
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“Th abuse of greatness is when it disjoins
Remorse from power.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces; what they want is control. Control over behavior: power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.”
—Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929)
“But Ive heard mankind abuse thee;
And perhaps its rather strange,
But I thought that I would choose thee
For encomium, as a change.”
—Charles Stuart Calverley (18311884)