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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

OER AT JOHN JAY COLLEGE

OER Course Conversion Projects

                 CJM 401

          Professional Ethics

 

                          OER for CJM 401

 

 

This class is offered by the Department of Public Management and is a “Zero Textbook Cost Course (ZTC). This means the students do not have to purchase a textbook. This faculty guide has been created for instructors new to the course. At this site, the instructor will find all the materials needed to teach this course which will equip the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to identify unethical behavior within criminal justice organizations.

This course will equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to identify unethical behavior within criminal justice organizations.  Students will gain the ability to design plans intended to reduce cases of misconduct.  To heighten moral sensibility, students will be exposed to the traditional philosophies pertaining to ethical behavior and moral dilemmas.  In addition, the course will explore how oaths, codes, and professional standards are relevant to the criminal justice system (CJS).  Other themes that are covered in this course include fairness, integrity and social equity.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical principles for professionals in the criminal justice system
  2. Differentiate between ethical and unethical behavior 
  3. Identify the conditions that might heighten the likelihood of misconduct
  4. Design a practical plan to address disruptive practices within criminal justice organizations