Write a 1,250- to 1,750-word paper addressing the following:
Ethics in criminal justice is an important topic that must be addressed by all involved in the profession. Read the following scenario and answer the questions associated with it.
SCENARIO: Officers Robert and Peel take their lunch break at a local diner. At the end of the meal, they each receive a check and notice that they received half off their total bill. The officers engage in a discussion on whether it is ethical to accept this gratuity.
Debate the issue of the officers accepting minor gratuities. Take a side on the issue in the scenario and discuss whether it is permissible for the officers to accept minor gratuities or not.
Then provide a counterargument to the first position you took on accepting minor gratuities.
Why are ethics so important in criminal justice?
What are three ethical principles of organizational leadership that relate to the scenario?
Which principle would help solve the problem presented in the scenario?
How would the three ethical principles address problems facing an agency?
How should managers ensure that employees understand and exhibit ethical behaviors?
Provide three illustrative examples to support your position.
Note: This assignment will require outside research. Include at least four peer-reviewed resources. You may consult the online Library, the internet, the textbook, other course material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style.
In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:
Your paper should include a title page and reference page and be in 10- to 12-point font. (Arial, Courier, and Times New Roman are acceptable.)
Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained.
Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.).
Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified as well as original and insightful.
Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.
Appropriate citation style should be followed.
You should also make sure to:
Include a title page with full name, class name, section number, and date.
Include introductory and concluding paragraphs and demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.
Use examples to support your discussion.
List all sources on a separate reference page at the end of your paper and cite them within the body of your paper using APA format and citation style. For more information on APA guidelines, visit Academic Tools.
Assignment: Write a 1,250- to 1,750-word paper addressing the following: Ethics