Policing in America-1 Class Discussion

Instructional Objectives for this activity:Describe how police accountability and police misconduct effect law enforcement.

The general public expects law enforcement officers to have high standards and to be honest and upstanding citizens. Whether an officer is on or off duty the public expects and anticipates these standards.

Please respond to all of the following prompts :

  • Discuss police accountability and ethics.
  • Why does the public expect police officers to be held to a higher standard?
  • Describe some unethical behavior that exists within law enforcement and how this behavior should be addressed?