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CJS 225 - Criminal Justice Ethics

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Provides a historical analysis of the moral and ethical issues encountered in policing, corrections, probation, parole, prosecution and criminal defense. Examines the consequences of ethical transgressions in the various areas of criminal justice practice. Topics include history of the criminal justice system, regulation of criminal justice professionals, professional discipline, police brutality, police misconduct, police-community relations, correctional misconduct and violations of policy and law. Explores the process for investigation of acts of misconduct and unethical behavior in the criminal justice field.

Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.