AUTHORS: Pollock, Joycelyn M. - ©2014
Develop the ethical decision-making skills so essential in the field of criminal justice with the help of ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 8e. Packed with current, real-world examples, 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 very foundation of ethical decision-making with the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice--the war on terror, privatization, community corrections, the death penalty, the effect of the economic slowdown on the CJ system, the misuse of power/discretion by elected officials and/or other public servants, and much more. In addition, a wealth of hands-on exercises, real-life cases, and practical scenarios illustrate the significance of ethics in today’s world of criminal justice. Whether you plan to work in the field of policing, courts, or corrections, this book delivers the information and tools you need to deal effectively with ethical challenges on the job.