State Employees’ Orientations Towards Law Enforcement: A Social Field Study in Babylon Governorate

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Wathiq Jaafar Karim

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The research deals with determining the attitudes of state employees towards the application of the law, as the research is considered a descriptive and analytical studies, so the researcher used in it the social survey method. Babylon's number (504) is divided into (150) female employees and (354) employees, and for this reason, a simple random sample was chosen as it corresponds to the study population. (115) questionnaires were distributed, and the number of respondents was (102) divided by gender into (75) males and (27) females, and the search took a period of time extending from (2/15/2019 to 4/20/2019) and it reached many Among the results, the most important of which is that (66.7%) of the employees showed their confidence in the law, as it is the most prominent guarantor of their lives and property, while (15.7%) their answers were hesitant towards that, while (17.6%) their answers were rejected. It was also found that one of the most important reasons for not applying the law is the weakness of the judicial and executive authority. This was confirmed by (72.5%) of the employees, while (19.6%) their answers were hesitant towards that. As for those who refused, their percentage reached (6.9%) of the employees. The study found that individuals ’lack of awareness of the extent of the importance of adhering to law enforcement is the main reason for the occurrence of chaos, as (58.9%) of the employees confirmed this, while employees who responded to the rejection constituted (25.4%).

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W. J. Karim, “State Employees’ Orientations Towards Law Enforcement: A Social Field Study in Babylon Governorate”, JUBH, vol. 28, no. 11, pp. 156 - 177, Dec. 2020.
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