research the Code of Conduct / Ethics for your city and state, as well as one to
two (1-2) relevant articles that discuss codes of conduct for law enforcement
Write a two to four
(2-4) page paper in which you:
- Explain three (3)
reasons ethics and integrity will be important in your future career choice in
- Determine at least
two (2) aspects in which ethics, morality, and law differ in regards to
affecting the decisions of your local law enforcement
- Recommend at least
two (2) ways law enforcement officers should use ethics, morality, and a code of
conduct in both their professional and personal lives.
- Using the Law
enforcement code of conduct for the state of your choosing, identify and discuss
the two (2) most important aspects of the code as they relate to law enforcement
activities in your state.
- Support your
position with two (2) relevant and credible references, documented according to
the latest edition of APA. (Note: Do not use open source sites such as
Ask.com, eHow.com, Answers.com, and Wikipedia.)
The specific course
learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
- Explain the role of
ethics and integrity in the criminal justice profession, and the higher standard
expected of criminal justice professionals.
- Explain the
difference between ethics, morality, and the law.
- Analyze the issues
pertinent to codes of conduct and / or the ethics of duty.
key elements of choice, values, and ethics.
ways to use ethics to improve decision making in the criminal justice
technology and information resources to research issues in ethics and leadership
in criminal justice.
- Write clearly and
concisely about ethics and leadership in criminal justice using proper writing