ajs532 | Graduate
Ethics In Justice And Security
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Philosophical Foundations of Ethics in Justice and Security
- Examine the nature of personal and group ground rules and values in justice and security.
- Analyze the nature and extent of criminal justice responsibility.
- Define the various philosophies of ethics as applied to the criminal justice system.
- Describe foundational ethical systems described in traditional philosophy.
- Explain the historical origins of ethics and justice theories.
Fundamental Ethical Issues in Justice and Security
- Analyze ethical dimensions of key issues confronting the criminal justice system.
- Define justice and the various components of justice.
- Describe freedom in relationship to personal rights and ethical standards and obligations.
- Describe utilitarianism as it pertains to justice and security issues.
Ethics in the Formulation of Justice and Security Policy
- Describe the role of a code of ethics in justice and security organizations.
- Examine the responsibility of organizational leaders in the development of and adherence to a code of ethics.
- Compare the differences in the standards of individual moral behavior and institutional codes of ethics.
- Explore the challenges of balancing the long-term interest of the government, its citizens, and private enterprise in developing organizational policy.
- Compare the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, Court Code of Ethics, Correctional Code of Ethics, and Private Security Code of Ethics.
- Examine the relationship between ethics and organizational performance.
Ethical Decision Making and Moral Climate in Justice and Security
- Explain the factors involved in the use of discretion.
- Describe ethical dilemmas in justice and security.
- Analyze corruption in justice and security.
- Discuss human rights and the war on terror.
- Demonstrate skills associated with ethical management.
Ethical Obligations in Society
- Describe the core elements of justice and law in free societies.
- Analyze the relationship of law, standards of morality, ethics in justice and security.
- Compare and contrast ethics in relation to private decisions, public influence, and their consequences.
- Analyze how social norms and consequences influence private ethical decision making.
- Assess ethical concerns associated with various techniques used by the government to deter criminals.
The Influence of Diversity, Culture, and Values in Justice and Security
- Compare and contrast how different management and leadership types deal with ethical issues.
- Describe the concepts of cultural relativism, norms, and societal mores in relationship to justice and security.
- Analyze cross-cultural ethics as they relate to justice and security on a global scale.
- Assess the relationship between prejudice and ethical standards for behavior in justice and security.
- Analyze the relationship between equality and ethics in justice and security.
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