Ethics And The Law Enforcement Code Of Ethics

1412 Words May 23rd, 2016 6 Pages
This paper inquires how ethics has impacted the law enfacement communities. The Oath of Allegiance along with the law enforcement Code of Ethics will be discussed in detail to give you a better appreciation of the expectations and ethical issues covering all law enforcement officers. This paper will discus how everyday decisions influence the law officers life, in addition to those of the community. Hero’s sacrificing their lives to “Protect and Serve”.

Ethics, also know as moral philosophy, is a branch of philosophy concerned with the study of questions of right and wrong and how we ought to live. Ethics involves making moral judgements about what is right and wrong, good or bad. Right and wrong are qualities or moral judgements we assign in action and conduct. Ethics proves us with a way to make more choices when we are uncertain about what do in a situation involving moral issues.
To illustrate the relevance of the study of ethics to the criminal justice system, a number of specific ethical problems and issues might arise for professionals in the criminal justice system are sorted in the sections listed below: Ethical issues resulting from policing policies
Policing policy in domestic violence cases racial profiling use of force use of police discretion Ethical problems with Human Rights Issues in the Criminal Justice System the administration of cruel and unusual punishment human rights violations again prisoners capital punishment

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