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What is not a power of public servants?

the power to use force

normative ethics

what people ought to do

applied ethics

application of ethics to certain things

superogatory duty

commendable but not required

imperfect duty

should be upheld but no specific when or how to do so

How should you judge if something is moral or immoral?

how it affects others

ethical dilemma

one person making a difficult decision

T/F - Ethical and moral are interchangeable

True

T/F - People have to perform superogatory duties

False

T/F - Imperfect duties must be upheld. No when or how.

True

T/F - Ethical issues are specific, dilemmas are broad.

False

The first step in an ethical dilemma is to gather all of the facts.

True

Deantological

intent

Teleological

consequences

Emmanuel Compte

Ethical formalism

self-preservation is associated with...

natural law

Aristotle's principle of moderation

principle of the golden mean

Good steward of natural resources, doing fair share

citizenship

Type of ethics that deals with needs and relationships

ethics of care

T/F - Ethical formalism is teleological

False

T/F - If you give someone a car and the brakes fail causing an accident it would be good under ethical formalism.

True

sacrifice for the greater good

utilitarianism

one must be ignorant of their own position in order to make just decisions

veil of ignorance

What word best fits retributive justice?

balance

Bentham

hedonistic calculus

part of brain associated with feelings of empathy

frontal lobe

when your behavior is not consistent with your beliefs

cognitive dissonace

"wasting", "whacking", instead of killing

Euphamistic labeling

how many stages of moral development?

7

partnerships with the community

community policing

the unquestioned entitlement to be obeyed from fulfilling a specific role

Authority

using any means necessary to overcome resistance

power

physical

force

remaining silent when a fellow officer commits and unethical act

blue curtain of secrecy

William Bratton

zero tolerance

lies used in undercover operations

accepted

benefits the person being lied to

police placebos

civilians that are used to obtain information about criminal activity

informants

enticement or encouragement to commit a crime by the police

entrapment

whether law enforcement should use immoral means to reach a desired end

dirty harry problem

slang term for graft

baksheesh

NYC police officers who accepted bribes etc.

grass-eaters

difference between gift and gratuity

gift - no strings attached


gratuity - string attached

not ticketing another officer when pulling them over

professional courtesy

T/F - perceived sense of victimization does not contribute to an unethical organization

True