Dec 15, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJT-2800 Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice


3 Credits
Examines the decision-making process of those involved in the field of public safety, including law enforcement and corrections, as it relates to morals, values, integrity, discretion and authority. The course queries ethics relating to the fair and equal treatment of those involved in the criminal justice process to include criminal justice personnel, victims, and criminals. Topics relating to the history, definition, categories, and theories of ethics; lying and deception as it relates to the field of criminal justice; prejudice and discrimination in the field of criminal justice; and abuse of authority specific to the field of criminal justice will be examined.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficiency.



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