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Ethics and Integrity. Dr. Laura B. Myers Developer and Facilitator College of Criminal Justice Sam Houston State University. 5 Goals for Exploring Ethics. Become more aware and open to moral and ethical issues. Begin developing critical thinking and analytical skills.

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ethics and integrity

Ethics and Integrity

Dr. Laura B. Myers

Developer and Facilitator

College of Criminal Justice

Sam Houston State University

5 goals for exploring ethics
5 Goals for Exploring Ethics
  • Become more aware and open to moral and ethical issues.
  • Begin developing critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Become more personally responsible.
5 goals for exploring ethics3
5 Goals for Exploring Ethics
  • Understand how criminal justice is engaged in a process of coercion.
  • Develop wholesight.
what is ethics
What Is Ethics?
  • Knowing the difference between right and wrong
  • Deciding to do the right thing under pressure
  • Assume people are trying to do their best
  • Ethical issues are not clear-cut
the slippery slope
The Slippery Slope
  • Contingencies
  • Moral Experiences
  • Apologia
  • Stages
the resolution
The Resolution...
  • Training
  • Modeling
  • Reinforcement
  • Use of reality
becoming a police officer
Becoming a Police Officer
  • Choice to become a police officer.
  • Introduction to policing.
  • Encountering the reality.
  • The metamorphosis.
the reality of law enforcement
The Reality of Law Enforcement
  • Discretion
  • Low-visibility discretionary decision making
  • Numerous laws, rules, and policies
  • Threats to safety
  • Authority
an ethical crisis
An Ethical Crisis
  • Misuse of funds
  • Abuses of authority
  • Winning at all costs
  • Using people as a means to an end
  • Making ourselves an exception
  • Not recognizing an ethical trap
more examples
More Examples
  • Political leaders
  • Lawyers
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Clergy
  • Medical doctors
  • Others?
the integrity image
The Integrity Image
  • Role models?
  • Commitment
  • Trust
  • Karma
  • Do these things exist in law enforcement?
workplace impact
Workplace Impact
  • Decrease in morale
  • Breakdown in chain of command
  • Burn-out
  • Grievances & lawsuits
  • Loss of productivity
  • Damage to image & reputation
perceptions
Perceptions
  • The role of law enforcement.
  • Crime control
  • Due process
  • Public opinion
individual impact
Individual Impact
  • Not efficient
  • An organizational liability
  • Not a team player
  • Damage to career
  • Damage to future
  • Unfit role model
the institutions that teach values morals
The Institutions that Teach Values & Morals
  • Family
  • School
  • Church
  • Media
  • Do people recognize these influences on their choices?
an ethical population
An Ethical Population?
  • Cheating in school
  • Cheating in sports
  • Cheating in business
ethical conflict resolution
Ethical Conflict Resolution?
  • The Golden Rule
  • Recognizing differences
  • Recognizing human feelings
  • Recognizing the sanctity of human life
can we improve
Can We Improve?
  • Is it possible to teach people values and morals?
  • What if they already know what is right and wrong?
  • Need to teach people how to recognize the trap of an ethical dilemma
remembering character
Remembering Character
  • What is character?
  • How can it be used in law enforcement?
  • Being conscious of character
1 trustworthiness
[1] Trustworthiness
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Promise keeping
  • Loyalty
3 responsibility
[3] Responsibility
  • Accountability
  • Pursuit of excellence
  • Self-restraint
moral development
Moral Development
  • Premoral Level
  • Conventional Level
  • Post-Conventional Level
character and decision making
Character and Decision-making
  • The greatest good
  • Duty
  • Karma
  • Caring
  • Being mindful
  • That inner voice
  • An Ethics Check
an ethics check
An Ethics Check
  • Is it legal?
  • Is it balanced?
  • How will it make me feel about myself?
inner strength
Inner Strength
  • Living by principles
  • Acting consistently
  • Striving to be fair
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The Five P's of

Ethical Power

the five principles
The Five Principles
  • Purpose
  • Pride
  • Patience
  • Persistence
  • Perspective
principles of a morally good person
Principles of a Morally Good Person
  • Just
  • Truthful
  • Trustworthy
  • Moral courage
  • Moral autonomy
  • Benevolence
in the workplace
In the Workplace
  • Application of law
  • Use of authority
  • Due Process
  • Meeting your goals…
  • Humans have intrinsic value
pressures in the workplace
Pressures in the Workplace
  • Productivity
  • Solving a bad problem during a crisis
  • Doing your job
inner strength38
Inner Strength
  • Practice
  • Seek advice
  • Realize this will not be easy
  • Don’t take yourself for granted
outer strength
Outer Strength
  • An organizational value
  • Walk the walk, talk the talk
  • Training
  • Modeling
  • Discussion
  • Nip it in the bud
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Dr. Laura B. MyersCollege of Criminal JusticeSam Houston State UniversityHuntsville, Texas 77341(409) 294-1654

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