Importance Of Ethical Policing

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A Critical Assessment In defining police ethics, ethical policing and police ethics are not synonymous or interchangeable connotations to or for one another. Aside from establishing a police role independently from establishing any definition of ethics or police ethics, the semantics tend to complicate the defining process. Some of these complications include, but are not limited to, sociological aspects, psychological conditions, or philosophical reasoning. Examples of sociological complications include historical, political, cultural, or economic aspects. Some psychological examples include one’s ability to discern sociological implications from other implications; namely, the condition of post-traumatic stress disorder, hydrophobia, or even weary dreams. Lastly,…show more content…
Fortunately, we do not know and this is a radical statement because people want assurance in that which they believe, but granting such would imply the ability to foresee, which no one possesses. Hence, if people believe that police are not ethical or that their principles do not reflect their beliefs, then the concept of defining police ethics dissolves. The next question is then, how do people develop trust and a sense of security if they are not on sociologically equal planes with the consensus or the police; because this is really what the problem of ethical policing entails egalitarianism and compliance. (Russell, 1972; Sterba, 2000; Potter, 2004) The answer lies in the educational platform and structure of academic institutions, but also in the political and economic structures and foundations dependent on a globalizing and economically driven society. In other words, people promote diversity and success, but do not understand the extrinsic or implicit natures of diversity or success. On the one hand, an extrinsically successful person is not intrinsically,

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