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Unit 8 Essays

CJ340 Applied Criminal Justice Ethics

Kaplan University

Identify and describe ways that terrorism has impacted the police mission in the U.S.? Be sure to provide examples. Describe at least two disagreements that exist regarding the appropriate law enforcement behavior to fight terrorism and maintain personal liberties?

In the world of terrorism there are many significant impacts that terrorism has on the police mission in the US. One of the most heartfelt impacts that terrorism has on the mission is that the Police Department that is designated to serve that particular area has to surrender all power and authority to the Federal Government and the Federal Government becomes the primary agency in charge of the scene of the attack. Two examples of the Federal Government taking over terrorism scenes if the attacks of 9/11 as well as the recent bombings that took place in Boston Massachusetts. One of the disagreements that of the appropriate Law Enforcement behavior to fight and terrorism and maintain personal liabilities is the Federal Government feels they have the best of the best equipment and the resources to track these terrorist and to neutralize terrorist threats both in the US and across the nation. (fbi.gov). Another argument with the local departments in reference to the federal government is that they feel once the federal government becomes involved that they don’t receive the credit of the praise of the intelligence that they gather and the translation as well as the execution of that information. (hsaj)

What role does social stigma play in police ethics? Describe this role. Give specific examples from your reading, or your experiences, where social stigma played a role in furthering police corruption and when it played a role in reducing it.

Social Stigma in police ethics causes officers to take several different approaches in the performance of their job duties. Some of the officers take a role that depicts “Murray’s...