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Unformatted text preview: wrong or believe the consequences to the undercover officer are too extensive. I do support undercover operations but I also believe that they should mainly be used for major criminal activity and not to be wasted on petty crimes. The argument against undercover operations states that truth telling is moral and lying is unmoral. If telling the truth is so moral then when an officer approaches and asks a criminal if he or she is breaking the law, the criminal should simply tell the officer about what he or she is involved with and hand over the evidence to prosecute him or her. That would be the moral thing to do. The truth is most criminals do not possess morals and this is why they have fallen into criminal activity....
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- Spring '10
- undercover officer, UNDERCOVER OPERATIONS, initial undercover operation