CRJS 313 Values and Ethics in Criminal Justice

This course will introduce students to ethics and how it applies to, and is applied within, Criminal Justice.  This course will explore and analyze ethical dilemmas.  This course will consider the roles of individuals and professional organizations and agencies when confronted with ethical dilemmas.  Additionally, this course will discuss ethics in community relations, ethics in criminal justice laws, the philosophy of punishment, and procedures and civil liability in law enforcement and correctional environments.  Finally, this course will explore the standards and codes of professional responsibility in criminal justice professions (e.g. Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, ABA Standards of Professional Responsibility, American Jail Association Code of Ethics for Jail Officers, and the American Correctional Association Code of Ethics.)




CRJS 203 and SOCI 101


Fall semester of odd calendar years