Decent Essays
Secret papers The basic problem is to ignore what was found and report the breach of security. With that said, there are some issues that should be addressed such as 1) Will I report the discovery or accept SGT Day's approach to the matter? 2) If I report on this, who should I report the issue to, and how and when should I report the issue? 3) Should I just discuss the discovery with SFC Sharp, before I go ahead with any other decisions? The ethical questions I have identified now challenge me to identify what "ought" to be done, what is "right" or "wrong" or the possible "good" vs. "bad" when determining guilt or innocence. The main issue now is what are the consequences to each person involved if I do or do not report the matter?…show more content…
My course of action would be to approach SFC Sharp on the matter. By going to him first I would be giving him the "benefit of the doubt." I feel I would be seeking to correct the problem as if I was going to be the recipient of consequences for these actions and would be resolving the problem at the lowest level possible. All three of the approaches to ethical thought (obligation, consequences, and character) are involved in this
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