Colon, Julio - Role of Police Debate Prep - Instructions...

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Instructions: Respond to the following questions based on each of the three moral philosophies that we’ve covered. What is the appropriate role of police in our society? Why? Moral Philosophy: Utilitarianism Ethical Egoism Kant’s Moral Realism What would their response be, based on that philosophy? That police are doing a good job protecting the people and that there role is to protect without violence. To do whats right and their self interests. They should treat others with respect so that they can get the same amount or even more respect back. How much power should they have? What should they be able to do? Why? Moral Philosophy: Utilitarianism Ethical Egoism Kant’s Moral Realism What would their response be, based on that philosophy? They should have enough power that would allow them to no matter what help someone out even if they’re being questioned. This is because this way everyone could be protected and no one would be under harm.

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