Ethical Worksheet Essay

804 WordsNov 18, 20134 Pages
University of Phoenix Material Ethical Dilemma Worksheet Incident Review 1. What is the ethical issue or problem? Identify the issue succinctly. | The issue is what the officers should do pertaining to the domestic violence call, and the suspected drunk driving that they might have seen. | 2. What are the most important facts? Which facts have the most bearing on the ethical decision presented? Include any important potential economic, social, or political pressures, and exclude inconsequential facts. | That they saw him put his keys in his pocket, the vehicle was warm to the touch along with being the only vehicle on the street, there were no visible injuries to the woman, and she said she was just worried about him, cooperating stories from both parties. There really is no economic or political pressures here just a judgment call that might risk the officers getting in trouble for not having the proof. | 3. Identify each claimant (key actor) who has an interest in the outcome of this ethical issue. From the perspective of the moral agent—the individual contemplating an ethical course of action—what obligation is owed to the claimant? Why? | Claimant (key actor) | Obligation (owed to the claimant) | Perspective (What does the claimant hope will happen?) | Wife | Worried about husband | The wife called cause she was worried about her husband so im assuming she was calling as a just incase | Husband | Trying to blow off steam | Im sure he is hoping that he does not get into trouble for the suspected violations | officers | Issue on what can or should they do | The issue for the police is that they have to real evidence for the arrest as it states they must witness the occurrence or it will be thrown out | | | | | | | Evaluating Alternatives 4. What are two alternatives for the scenario? One alternative can be

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