Religion In Law Enforcement

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Religion can influence how a law enforcement officer conducts him or herself. However, faith can influence their actions, but when dealing with controversial situations, an officer, regardless of personal opinion, should conduct themselves in a manner which is respectful and honorable to their department and all parties involved. Faith often guides law enforcement officers through their daily tasks and is used as a barometer with their morals and ethics. Personally, my faith and my relationship with the Lord, is used as a stress reducer after working a stressful case of child abuse and/or molestation. During times of distress officers will rely on their faith and religion. When it comes to controversial issues such as funeral protests, abortions

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