Character: Significance and Application in Criminal Justice
After reading Chapters 4 and 10 in Banks (2016), examine the need for strong, moral character for all participants in the criminal justice system. In your paper,
Explain how a criminal justice agency can ensure that it hires moral individuals;
Provide strategies for creating accountability in the area of ethical training and action;
Explain how an organization can create an expectation for moral conduct; and
Discuss how an organization can measure progress towards a moral and just criminal justice department.
Must be four to six double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style.
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Banks, C. (2016). Criminal justice ethics: Theory and practice (4th ed.).
Chapter 4: Racial Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System
Chapter 10: Ethics and the “War on Terrorism”
Makio, L. (Producer). (2010). Treat terrorists like enemy combatants, not criminals: A debate (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://secure.films.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?token=58315&aid=18596&plt=FOD&loid=0&w=420&h=315&fWidth=440&fHeight=365
Nelson, G. (Director), & King, P. (Executive producer). (2007). Black death in Dixie: Racism and the death penalty in the United States (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://secure.films.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?token=39112&aid=18596&plt=FOD&loid=0&w=420&h=315&fWidth=440&fHeight=365
Thomas, G. C., III. (2011). Criminal trials as morality plays: Good and evil download. St. Louis University Law Journal, 55(4), 1405-1432. Retrieved from http://www.slu.edu/school-of-law-home/academics/journals/slu-law-journal
Hicks, W. (2015). CRJ524 professional resources list download. Retrieved from https://bridgepoint.equella.ecollege.com/curriculum/file/78ce1060-b8b0-4666-8a12-ecc460da8d1b/1/CRJ524_Professional Resources List.docx
This document provides additional resources in the form of articles, multimedia, and websites that may be helpful in the development of your learning in the field of criminal justice.