When misconduct or mistakes are made it can have very damaging effects on individuals and their lives, but also to the credibility of the criminal justice system. This can happen and does on occasion (Meyer & Grant, 2003). How can we improve consistency in how prosecutors accept case work? When assessing possible improvements to the consistency of how prosecutors accept case work, there are no simple answers. Putting strict demands on what a prosecutor
Conflict might kill, but too little of it might paralyze.” (Christie, 1977.) With that said, it is clear that he believes that society does not value conflicts enough. I do not believe this is fair to say, being a person who has a lot of faith in our criminal system, and the professionals who take care of the conflicts. They are professionals in the laws that are in place, set by our shared values and
As the chief the advice I would address the situation is to understand the words being firm but fair and treat your fellow officers equally. Don’t put yourself in a bind than later down the road try to change because it will hit you back in the long run. My advice would be if show favoritism towards one fellow officer being the supervisor will lose all respect from the ones working under you making your job very difficult. The way I would explain is
His belief was that if nonviolence led to a nonsolution, and cruelty still surfaced in the community, then you should defend yourself by using any means necessary. I concur with his assessment of how to respond with the misdeeds of both former and today’s society. Although it can be viewed as unnecessary and idiotic, initiating violence can be utilized to defend against tyranny, ultimately shielding the innocent lives of those that are victimized. Malcolm X’s main idea is to uphold the entitlement of security and justification. He believed it was “a crime for anyone who is being brutalized to continue to accept that brutality without doing something to defend himself.” This corresponds with the second amendment in the United States Constitution: the right of individuals to keep and bear arms.
Furthermore, the idea of conscience can be limited through feelings such as guilt. Our actions may be influence if we feel guilty about something. For instance, telling a friend what they want to hear rather than the actual truth. Similarly, some political laws will limit our conscience as we have no choice but to live by them. It is argued that if we yield to this pressure it limits our
We must communicate with our supervisors, our coworkers, and customers. One area of criminal justice that requires strong communication skills is law enforcement. Communication is crucial to the success of preventing crime, keeping society safe, and catching those who do not abide by the law. A conflict occurs when team members disagree on something. Conflicts happen quite often; this could be the result of one or more team members trying to have the final word on everything.
Carl Rogers, The author of the essay “Communication: Its Blocking and its Facilitation”, presents the idea that communication between people today is struggling. Rogers states that the “major factors in blocking or impending communication” is due to “our very natural tendency to judge” other people’s thoughts, ideas, and opinions without ever being in their shoes (419). Rogers goes in depth on the overlaying problems of communication these days but also gives us various ways to help us communicate on a new level of understanding. When communicating with individuals, we must listen and not immediately judge the person. Rogers puts blame on this as one of the biggest reasons for communication breakdown.
In a situation as this the the accountability of the officer includes maintaining public safety, as well as the offenders, abide by the law in apprehending the offender that put everyone around in danger, that was left to you to uphold, and ensure the reasoning for the pursuit is identifiable to be held up in court. The ramifications include completing all of the above successfully, or being responsible for a possible tragedy. The second part of this assignment requests that we Give an example of a specific situation where accountability for their actions may affect their decision making in enforcing the law. An example officers face that they may take into their accountability when making a decision is: An officer is patrolling the streets and notices that a car swerving irrationally from one side of the road to off the road. He decides to pull the car over under probable cause that something is not right.
It also instills fear of punishment in would-be violators of the law. Unfortunately people believe that punishments should not be too harsh or disproportionate because they believe that if criminals believed that they have nothing to lose, that their crimes might escalate if frequency and severity. I disagree with this sentiment. Punishment should be swift and it should be just and it should be harsh, especially for capital offenses. Specific deterrence assumes that an individual, after being punished once for a certain act, will be less likely to repeat that act because he or she does not want to be
These are fair play, common good, gratitude and consent. I believe that we are morally obliged to abide by legal rules, whether good or bad, because they apply to the entire populace. Therefore, failure to abide by some laws amounts to foul play. The legal and political systems make laws that