Ethics in Criminal Justice

A common approach to addressing ethical dilemmas involves the “front-page test.”  This is a quick ethics test that asks whether you would feel comfortable with your decision if your action was published on the front page of a newspaper. The thought behind this test is — if you would not want your action to be publicized, there might be an ethical problem with your decision.

Utilize Internet search engines to identify a scenario that directly or indirectly relates to a topic we discussed this semester (i.e., an ethical transgression involving a criminal justice practitioner).  Would the criminal justice practitioners actions pass the “front page test”?  Thoroughly explain your answer and cite resources

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