Assignment - Police Ethics and Deviance

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Police Ethics and Deviance 1 Assignment: Police Ethics and Deviance CJS / 210
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Police Ethics and Deviance 2 Police Ethics and Deviance Police officers are provided with a huge amount of responsibility and authority. They are also in clear view of the public and must maintain a good standard of ethics. Unfortunately for the majority of upstanding and very ethical officers there are always a few that are deviant and less than desirable. Modern technology and advanced media seem to focus strongly on the stories out of the norm, thus creating a much higher standard for police to live up to. The ethical standards of police officers are vital to the relationship of the department and the community. Police officers, like celebrities, are often viewed as role models whether they approve or not. Ethics The moral behavior and actions of humans that produce right and wrong conduct is basically the definition of ethics. Correct moral conduct presents a good sense of ethics and creates trust between those that are governed by the principle. Although most probably consider ethics as good or right actions, bad and wrong behavior can be demonstrated through ethical conduct. Trust is a key contributing factor between the community and police and is established through the correct ethical actions of its officers. Most police departments view ethical standards as extremely important and provide
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