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Applied Ethics in Criminal Justice
Daniel Kotzin, Medaille College

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CRJ 211 Law Enforcement (Course or Curricular Materials)
Title: CRJ 211 Law Enforcement
Author: Kim Carr
Abstract: This course will chronicle the history, development, philosophy and current status of law enforcement. Topics will include an examination of law enforcement agencies, identifying most important characteristics of city, state, and federal police work. Analysis of police problems, and the processes of justice and constitutional limitations on law enforcement will also be discussed in the course. Further, when this course is part of a learning community , experiential learning activities will apply recognized ethical principles to ethical dilemmas in law enforcement.
Year: 2019
Audience: Undergraduate

Social Issues in Policing a Multicultural Community (Course or Curricular Materials)
Title: Social Issues in Policing a Multicultural Community
Author: Tim McCorry
Abstract: This course is designed to develop a heightened awareness and sensitivity to the social and ethical issues that arise when policing in a multicultural society. Specifically, the course will examine the history and development of municipal policing. It will also review the philosophical and theoretical perspectives of community and problem-oriented approaches addressing the legal and ethical issues associated with applying these models in a real-world, multicultural context.
Year: 2019
Audience: Undergraduate

PHI 310 Ethics with Criminal Justice Applications (Course or Curricular Materials)
Title: PHI 310 Ethics with Criminal Justice Applications
Author: Jerry Erion
Abstract: This course highlights the vital role of moral philosophy in exploring deep ethical questions in criminal justice. What is the right thing to do? And what are the elements of good character? In the spirit of applied philosophy, the course will engage these types of questions while also introducing significant connections to important criminal justice issues. Topics include logic and critical thinking concepts that are central to the philosophical method as well as ethical theories that can ground the composition and evaluation of a wide range of ethical arguments.
Year: 2019
Audience: Undergraduate