Learners will examine the moral and ethical issues that exist within law enforcement. Discussion will focus upon personal values, individual responsibility, decision-making, discretion, and the structure of accountability. Specific topics to be covered include core values, codes of conduct, ethical dilemmas, organizational consequences, liability and the importance of critical thinking. Upon conclusion of the course, the learner will be able to distinguish and critically debate contemporary ethical issues in law enforcement. (Formerly LESD206)
This course is only open to students who have been admitted to the Diploma of Law Enforcement Studies. Please see the LESD program page for more information, and for instructions on how to apply to the program.