Becoming an Undercover Police Officer: A Note on Fairness Perceptions, Behavior, and Attitudes

S J Farmer, Terry A Beehr, Kevin G Love

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Abstract

Reactions to an undercover police officer selection system were analyzed for 271 officers. Officers given undercover assignments had higher procedural justice perceptions and outcome satisfaction than others awaiting assignment in a qualified applicant pool. Procedural and distributive justice perceptions were subsequently related to the undercover officer's job performance, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373-387
JournalJournal of Organizational Behavior
Issue number24
StatePublished - 2003

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