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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CR 220 - Criminal Justice Ethics

Credit Hours: 3

Course involves the study of the trends that impact the probability of human conduct.  Relationships to the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, American System of Criminal Justice, Cannons of Police Ethics and Law Enforcement Code of Ethics and, resolving practical problems of an ethical nature will be studied in depth.  The course is directed toward personal integrity through self-perception in a professional setting.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to familiarize others with morality, ethics and human behavior through:

  • discussion that includes developing moral and ethical behavior, predicting behavior, teaching ethics in criminal justice, criminology, and justice from criminal justice systems perspective;
  • evaluating the role of the police in society, authority and power, discretion and duty, graft and gratuities and, discretion in Investigation and Interrogation; and
  • analysis of ethical practices pertaining to detainment, corrections, courts, and legal defense.

F/S (C, N, S)