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Ethics is the study of what?
Right and wrong/good and bad
who shapes our beliefs and values?
friends and family
what is comission?
deliberately commiting an act yourself
what is omission?
watching someone commit an act and not doing anything about it
normative ethics is a study of what?
right and wrong
what do officers,judges and other law enforcers have?
discretion
what is discretion
the freedom to make a choice on how to punish or not punish someone
what are the two major philosophical theories in the field of normative ethics?
Utilitarianism & deontology
what is utilitarianism classified as?
a consequentalist ethical theory
deontology is the study of what?
duty
according to utilitarianism an action is moral when....
it produces the greatest good for the greatest amount of people
what are the three themes in peacemaking?
1.correctedness
2.care
3.mindfulness
what has peacemaking included in the framework of criminal justice?
the possibility of mercy and passion
what does mindfulness allow us to experience?
a more transedent sense of awareness
what are the two ways to learn police ethics?
1.learning on the job under pressure

2. learning in an enviroment free of pressures (classroom)
every new job starts off with a process called?
socialization
what is the definition of moral career?
how he/she changes in terms of morality and the ethics of behavior
what are the four major stages to joining a new occupation (police work)
1.the choice of occupation

2.the intro to the occupation

3.the first encounter with the work of the occupation

4.the metamorphasis into a full fledged member of the occupation
what are the three aspects of the choice to become a police officer?
1. the kind of person it takes to make the choice

2.the reason the choice is made and the motives behind police work

3.the methods people use in police work
who said " the only thing nessesary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"?
Edmund burke
What thory states that if the problem is not fixed it will just continue to worsen?
Broken window theory
What is deontology?
the duty to act regardless of the consequences
What are intrinsic values?
Treat people with respect and reverence and not just as things
what is connectedness?
Each of us in some way bonded and connected to other humans in the enviroment
what is the law of karma?
my actions have consequences
what kind of approach is care considered?
feminine
what is care rooted in?
receptivity, relatedness, and responsiveness
mindfullness allows us to what?
to be fully aware present and aware of the immediate but also more aware of the larger picture
we can become more mindful through what?
meditation and self reflection
what is the blue bond?
the bond that officers have between themselves and other officers no matter the area
what are extralegal factors?
age
sex
race
cooperativeness
What are legal factors?
seriousness of offense
intoxication
what is due process
the procedures that have to be followed
what is the rule of law?
nobody is above the law
what is the spoils system?
got chosen to work in the government
what is the merit system?
have to prove your qualified for the position
what did the pendleton act 1883 do?
created civil service
what did govenor george ryans do?
comuted 156 inmates AND pardoned 4
what is the reason that torture shouldnt be permitted in interrogations?
false confessions
what are the two reasons that torture should be permitted in interrogations?
to protect society
to get the criminal to confess
what is the difference between an interview and an interrogation?
whether or not your detained
interrogations are regulated by what amendments?
5th 6th and 14th
5th amendment does what?
"i plead the 5th" allows people to not speak when asked questions
the 6th amendment does what?
allows the person counsel
what does the 14th amendment do?
relates the rights to the states
what came out of miranda vs arizona?
the miranda rights
in order to waive your rights the decision has to be...
Knowingly made
Intelligently made
Voluntarily made
What are the limits to miranda?
If there is anything in question about public safety

Public videotapes
why are deceptive tactics considered ethical?
for the good of society

Public safety

Still voluntary
why are deceptive tactics unethical?
coerced internalized confessions

drunk,groggy,juvenile
what is the paradoxical rule?
protectors of safety are able to take away personal rights
whats the problem with the medias perception of police?
show more bad than good