Ethical dilemmas and decisions in criminal justice / Joycelyn M. Pollock.
"The text offers comprehensive coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. It combines coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision-making with the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice -- militarization of the police, mass imprisonment, wrongful convictions, the misuse of power by public servants, and more." - Amazon.com
- ISBN: 9781305577374
- ISBN: 130557737X
- Physical Description: xxii, 520 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
- Edition: Ninth edition.
- Publisher: Boston, MA : Cengage Learning, 
- Copyright: ©2017
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-502) and indexes.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
pt. I. Ethics and the criminal justice system -- Morality, ethics, and human behavior -- Determining moral behavior -- Justice and law -- Becoming an ethical professional -- pt. II. Police -- The police role in society -- Police discretion and dilemmas -- Police corruption and responses -- pt. III. Law -- Law and legal professionals -- Discretion and dilemmas in the legal profession -- Ethical misconduct in the courts and responses -- pt. IV. Corrections -- The ethics of punishment and corrections -- Discretion and dilemmas in corrections -- Correctional professionals : misconduct and responses -- Making ethical choices.
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|Subject:||Criminal justice, Administration of > Moral and ethical aspects.
Criminal justice, Administration of > United States.
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