Police Ethics

Crisis in Law Enforcement

Author: Thomas Barker

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher

ISBN: 039808615X

Category: Law

Page: 166

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"This third edition has been comprehensively revised, expanding the information in the previous edition on the long-standing challenge of implementing effective, responsible, and acceptable practices in ethical police work. The author's unique perspective provides insights not found elsewhere and presents them in an informative, fact-filled, and encouraging way. The text is based on the premise that ethical crisis has always existed in law enforcement and stresses that policing is and always has been a 'morally dangerous occupation.' The moral dangers of policing are discussed in detail and emphasize how crucial ethical standards are for police officers. Four critical and primary questions addressed in the text are: Is law enforcement a profession? Can law enforcement officers be professional? What forms of behavior are the major law enforcement ethical violations? Can police ethical violations be controlled? Several chapters also thoroughly review the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics and include very up-to-date examples of notable violations by individual officers and police departments. Additional topics include major police corruption issues, including corrupt practices and corruption control; abuse of authority; and getting effective control of unethical behavior. The goal of this timely new edition is to provide officers, law enforcement managers, and city administrators with only the most current information, tools, and skills in identifying and dealing with unethical police behavior. It is valuable to both new and seasoned officers in a significant effort to make policing a true profession that is real and not rhetoric"--Provided by publisher.

Police Ethics

Author: Douglas W. Perez,J. Alan Moore

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111544514

Category: Education

Page: 224

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POLICE ETHICS, 2nd Edition picks up where traditional police training leaves off by illustrating the importance of and techniques for employing ethics in law enforcement. Ethical clarity is especially critical for the police professional perhaps uniquely so because the ethical point of view determines the way police competence is understood. In addition to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, the book promotes an ethic to live by for officers and other professionals, and applies various schools of ethical thought to practical examples in policing. The authors avoid dictating rules and labeling behaviors as inherently good or bad, instead providing the tools necessary for making intelligent, impartial decisions from a positive perspective. Expanded to include philosophical background, practical applications, and more examples of ethics in action, POLICE ETHICS, 2nd Edition is an ideal resource for students and professionals alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Police Ethics

The Corruption of Noble Cause

Author: Michael A. Caldero,John P. Crank

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317522044

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 368

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This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause — a commitment to "doing something about bad people" — is a central "ends-based" police ethic that can be corrupted when officers violate the law on behalf of personally held moral values. This book is about the power that police use to do their work and how it can corrupt police at the individual and organizational levels. It provides students of policing with a realistic understanding of the kinds of problems they will confront in the practice of police work.

Police Ethics and Values

Author: Allyson MacVean,Peter Neyroud

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857253859

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

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A comprehensive introduction to ethics and values within a police setting for all those undertaking policing degrees.

The Ethics of Policing

Author: John Kleinig

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521484336

Category: Philosophy

Page: 335

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This book offers the fullest, most rigorous and up-to-date treatment of police ethics currently available.

Police Ethics

Author: Seumas Miller,John Blackler,Andrew Alexandra

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1741763304

Category: Philosophy

Page: 320

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Police Ethics is a practical introduction to ethical issues affecting police officers of all ranks. The authors explore the stark, sometimes shocking reality of real-life policing situations, using them as the basis for detailed analysis of key ethical issues. These situations are drawn from Australia, USA, the UK, Asia and South Africa and range from everyday policing incidents to public events which attracted widespread media attention. Fully updated with revised case studies, this second edition offers discussion and analysis of current ethical issues including zero tolerance policing, community-based policing, private policing, police and central, state or local government, the internationalisation of policing, specialist roles such as peacekeeping and civil rights in relation to terrorism laws. Police Ethics is essential reading for all police officers, recruits, students and anyone interested in police work.

The Ethics Police?

The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe

Author: Robert Klitzman

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199364605

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Research on human beings saves countless lives, but has at times harmed the participants. To what degree then should government regulate science, and how? The horrors of Nazi concentration camp experiments and the egregious Tuskegee syphilis study led the US government, in 1974, to establish Research Ethics Committees, known as Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) to oversee research on humans. The US now has over 4,000 IRBs, which examine yearly tens of billions of dollars of research -- all studies on people involving diseases, from cancer to autism, and behavior. Yet ethical violations persist. At the same time, critics have increasingly attacked these committees for delaying or blocking important studies. Partly, science is changing, and the current system has not kept up. Since the regulations were first conceived 40 years ago, research has burgeoned 30-fold. Studies often now include not a single university, but multiple institutions, and 40 separate IRBs thus need to approve a single project. One committee might approve a study quickly, while others require major changes, altering the scientific design, and making the comparison of data between sites difficult. Crucial dilemmas thus emerge of whether the current system should be changed, and if so, how. Yet we must first understand the status quo to know how to improve it. Unfortunately, these committees operate behind closed doors, and have received relatively little in-depth investigation. Robert Klitzman thus interviewed 45 IRB leaders and members about how they make decisions. What he heard consistently surprised him. This book reveals what Klitzman learned, providing rare glimpses into the conflicts and complexities these individuals face, defining science, assessing possible future risks and benefits of studies, and deciding how much to trust researchers -- illuminating, more broadly, how we view and interpret ethics in our lives today, and perceive and use power. These committees reflect many of the most vital tensions of our time - concerning science and human values, individual freedom, government control, and industry greed. Ultimately, as patients, scientists, or subjects, the decisions of these men and women affect us all.

Ethics for Police Translators and Interpreters

Author: Sedat Mulayim,Miranda Lai

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315351676

Category: Law

Page: 196

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This book examines the major theoretical foundations of ethics, before zooming in on definitions of professional practice and applied professional ethics, as distinct from private morals, in general and then focusing on professional ethics for translators and interpreters in police and legal settings. The book concludes with a chapter that offers a model for ethical decision making in the profession.

Power and Restraint

The Moral Dimension of Police Work

Author: Howard Cohen,Michael Feldberg

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0275938573

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 166

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Cohen and Feldberg use a moral perspective grounded in the social contract to define the responsibilities assumed by the police when they accept the authority to govern. Part I develops a system of ethical standards by which to measure responsible police behavior: fair access, public trust, safety and security, teamwork, and objectivity. In Part II, the book applies these standards to several familiar yet challenging cases encountered daily in municipal patrol work, illustrating how police officers can develop appropriate moral responses to complex and difficult circumstances.

Policing, Ethics and Human Rights

Author: Peter Neyroud,Alan Beckley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135996156

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 256

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Ethical and human rights issues have assumed an increasingly high profile in the wake of miscarriages of justice, racism (Lawrence Inquiry), incompetence and corruption - in both Britain and overseas. At the same time the implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998 in England and Wales will have a major impact on policing, challenging many of the assumptions about how policing is carried out. This book aims to provide an accessible introduction to the key issues surrounding ethics in policing, linking this to recent developments and new human rights legislation. It sets out a powerful case for a modern 'ethical policing' approach. Policing, Ethics and Human Rights argues that securing and protecting human rights should be a major, if not the major, rationale for public policing.

Investigative Ethics

Ethics for Police Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Author: Seumas Miller,Ian A. Gordon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118328612

Category: Philosophy

Page: 200

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Investigative Ethics: Ethics for Police Detectives and Criminal Investigators presents applied philosophical analyses of the ethical issues that arise for police detectives and other investigators in contemporary society. Explores ethical issues relating to investigative independence, rights of victims and suspects, use of informants, entrapment, privacy and surveillance, undercover operations, deception, and suspect interviewing Represents the first monograph providing a detailed consideration of ethical issues in police investigations Features authorship by an applied philosopher specializing in police ethics, and a former UK senior police officer Combined authorship ensures the text is anchored in actual police practice as well as providing high quality ethical analysis

Shooting to Kill

The Ethics of Police and Military Use of Lethal Force

Author: Seumas Miller

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190626143

Category: Combat

Page: 312

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Terrorism, the use of military force in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, and the fatal police shootings of unarmed persons have all contributed to renewed interest in the ethics of police and military use of lethal force and its moral justification. In this book, philosopher Seumas Miller analyzes the various moral justifications and moral responsibilities involved in the use of lethal force by police and military combatants, relying on a distinctive normative teleological account of institutional roles. His conception constitutes a novel alternative to prevailing reductive individualist and collectivist accounts. As Miller argues, police and military uses of lethal force are morally justified in part by recourse to fundamental natural moral rights and obligations, especially the right to personal self-defense and the moral obligation to defend the lives of innocent others. Yet the moral justification for police and military use of lethal force is to some extent role-specific. Both police officers and military combatants evidently have an institutionally-based moral duty to put themselves in harm's way to protect others. Under some circumstances, however, police have an institutionally based moral duty to use lethal force to uphold the law; and military combatants have an institutionally based moral duty to use lethal force to win wars. Two key notions in play are joint action and the natural right to self-defense. Miller uses a relational individualist theory of joint actions to construct the notion of multi-layered structures of joint action in order to explicate organizational action. He also provides a novel theory of justifiable killing in self-defense. Over the course of his book, Miller covers a variety of urgent topics, such as police shootings of armed offenders, police shooting of suicide-bombers, targeted killing, autonomous weapons, humanitarian armed intervention, and civilian immunity.

Character and Cops

Ethics in Policing

Author: Edwin J. Delattre

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0844772240

Category: Philosophy

Page: 598

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Delattre implicitly promoting the "bad apple" theory of police corruption and brutality, discusses how to promote good values in individual police officers through training and discusses how those values should lead officers to act in a variety of situations. This new edition adds a chapter on terrorism and policing, complaining that police lack the tools to effectively prosecute the "War on Terrorism" and examining issues of racial profiling.

Enhancing Police Integrity

Author: Carl B. Klockars,Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich,M.R. Haberfeld

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387369562

Category: Social Science

Page: 276

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How can we enhance police integrity? After surveying more than 3,000 police officers on how they would respond, the authors went on to study three police agencies which scored highly. The authors conclude that effective administration focuses on organizational rulemaking; detecting, investigating and disciplining rule violations; circumscribing the "code of silence" that prohibits police from reporting the misconduct of their colleagues; and understanding the influence of public expectations and agency history.

Ethics in Policing: Misconduct and Integrity

Author: Julie Raines,Northern Kentucky University Julie Raines

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449644562

Category: Law

Page: 233

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This book highlights the need for empirical research to explain why some officers commit unethical acts and what might prompt other officers to report such examples of misconduct. This text offers an explanation of theories behind officer misconduct coupled with practical advice for law enforcement officials regarding how to foster ethical behavior while discouraging misconduct.

Justice, Crime, and Ethics

Author: Michael C. Braswell,Belinda R. McCarthy,Bernard J. McCarthy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315455838

Category: Law

Page: 516

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Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This ninth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and philosophical issues. The book’s robust coverage encompasses contentious issues such as capital punishment, prison corruption, and the use of deception in police interrogation. The ninth edition includes new material on juvenile justice, corporate crime, and prosecutorial misconduct. The “Policy and Ethics” feature and new “Ethical Dilemma” feature added to most chapters illuminate the ethics of institutions as well as individuals. Students of criminal justice, as well as instructors and professionals in the field, continue to rely on this thorough, dependable resource on ethical decision making in the criminal justice system.

Law Enforcement Ethics

Author: Brian D. Fitch

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452258171

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

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Law Enforcement Ethicsáis an attempt to be at the forefront of engaging in the conversation about the future of law enforcement ethics, while examining many of the classic, enduring challenges posed by the profession itself. The conversation explores a host of foundational issues that include who should be hired as a law enforcement officer; what training should look like during the basic academy, as well as over the span of oneÆs career; common ethical challenges, such as force and interrogations; what an ethical promotional process should entail; international best practices and problems; psychology of marginality; role of the media in promoting accountability; and the roles played by social learning, sub-culture, organizational policies, and PTSD in misconduct. 1. Each of the bookÆs 18 chapters explores some major theoretical aspect of law enforcement ethics, while offering practical advice on what law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and federal level can do to create more ethical organizations.2. The contributing authors include not only academicians but clinical psychologists, professionals trainers, accreditation consultants, ethicists, medical professionals, and law enforcement supervisors and administrators representing a broad cross-section of agencies.3. Rather than relying on a single theoretical framework or discipline (e.g., sociology or criminology), the book takes an interdisciplinary look at the phenomenon of law enforcement ethics by offering contributions from authors in the fields of clinical psychology, medicine, criminology, criminal justice, law, ethics, organizational leadership, sociology, and public policy.4. Chapters begin with an opening vignetter or case study to help motivate the content to come.5. Chapters will conclude with summaries and 4-5 discussion questions.

Police Ethics

Author: Patricia Haggard

Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 83

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Using the eleven clauses of a statement of principles currently under consideration by the police service, this study discusses how members of the police service are thinking about what they actually do.

Enforcing Ethics

A Scenario-Based Workbook for Police & Corrections Recruits and Officers

Author: Debbie J. Goodman

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133036081

Category: Law

Page: 192

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. ENFORCING ETHICS: A SCENARIO-BASED WORKBOOK FOR POLICE & CORRECTIONS RECRUITS AND OFFICERS, 4/e uses 85 “ethical encounter” case study exercises to promote equitable, effective, and ethical behavior among law enforcement. Its fundamental purpose is to encourage skilled police/corrections recruits and officers to think critically and carefully about their actions, their decisions, and their values. It teaches through the coherent “Ethics” framework, showing how officer behavior is shaped by Environment, Training, Home life; Individual beliefs; Citizens; and Stress. This edition adds ten new ethical scenarios designed to promote dialogue and critical thinking about drug-related matters, financial concerns, traffic offenses, socializing, and other key issues. It also contains an entirely new chapter on high-profile cases and their lessons; and significantly more coverage of the consequences of unethical behavior.