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Reputable Conduct : Ethical Issues in Policing and Corrections

Reputable Conduct : Ethical Issues in Policing and Corrections - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0131123335

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ISBN13: 978-0131123335
ISBN10: 0131123335
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Reputable Conduct : Ethical Issues in Policing and Corrections - 2ND 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131123335

John R. Jones and Daniel P. Carlson

ISBN13: 978-0131123335
ISBN10: 0131123335
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

For Ethics in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, and Special Topics in Policing courses.

This book is a student-friendly and easy to read introduction to the ethical issues in policing and corrections. It looks at the peculiar ethical demands of these professions, with particular emphasis on sub-cultural constraints, and how loyalty to colleagues can sometimes cause a sacrifice of individuality.

Features

  • NEW--New material woven throughout the text.
  • Thought-provoking quotations--Features a relevant quotation at the beginning of each chapter.
    • Invites students into an inner dialectic and promotes meaningful classroom discussion.
  • A user-friendly and hands on approach--Challenging and engaging.
    • Gives students a working text rather than a reference manual.
  • A unique discussion on whether ethics can be taught--And the dangers of doing so.
    • Encourages students to think about the role of the ethics instructor in order to better understand it, so that students and instructors have a clear idea of the purpose of the ethics course.
  • Coverage of sensitive topics.
    • Introduces students to the real-life moral dilemmas and ever increasing ethical demands experienced by policing and corrections personnel.
  • "Reflections" sections--Contains searching questions interspersed throughout each chapter, based on the chapter content.
    • Requires students to use a degree of maturity and discipline to thoughtfully answer each question.

Author Bio

Jones, John R. : Sir Sandford Fleming College

John R. Jones, M.Ed., Ph.D., Sir Sandford Fleming College


Carlson, Daniel P. : Southwestern Law Enforcement Institute

Daniel P. Carlson, B.S., Southwestern Law Enforcement Institute

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Ideas.
3. The Ethics of Teaching Ethics in Justice Programs.
4. The Role of the Ethics Educator: The Lurking Dangers of Indoctrination.
5. Subculture and the Individual Officer.
6. Subculture: What the Practitioners Think.
7. Tough Decisions.
8. Tools for Moral Decision Making.
9. Where Do You Stand?
10. Reputable Officers.
References.
Index.