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Final Questions


You will be asked one of these four (refer to the syllabus for details on expectations):


1.                  Describe Police Misconduct, the ethical considerations; and, the leadership and organizational strategies that can be used to minimize misconduct.

2.                  Explain how training and education in ethics can be used in conjunction with leadership to improve professionalism in criminal justice.

3.                  Describe the historical development of ethics and theories of ethics; also, provide explanations for the different theories and describe at least one real-life situation you experienced wherein ethics played a part in the decision making process.

4.                  Describe the development of leadership and leadership theories.  Provide an explanation of the different theories and 2 or 3 real-life situations wherein there was a leadership success or failure and how a theory might explain the success or failure.


You will be asked the following:


What was the most useful thing you learned during the course?  What was the least useful?  What subjects should receive a more in-depth exploration?  For which subjects was their to much information presented?

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Near Mid Term Study Guide



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Course Orientation PowerPoint

The History of Ethics in Western Philosophy. 80-130. David Gray, PowerPoint Presentation.

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