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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." -

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  • ISBN: 9781305577374
  • ISBN: 130557737X
  • Physical Description: xxii, 520 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Ninth edition.
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : Cengage Learning, [2017]

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of > Moral and ethical aspects.
Criminal justice, Administration of > United States.
White collar crimes > United States > Case studies.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library HV 7419 .P65 2017 30775305535800 General Collection Available -

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