Ethical dilemmas aand decisions in criminal justice


Types of Misconduct




In a 2-3 page APA style paper, describe the types of misconduct by community corrections professionals and provide some of the explanations for this misconduct.




Examples include:


•Accepting gratuities for special consideration during legitimate activities and for the protection of illicit activities.


•Mistreatment/harassment or extortion of inmates.


•Misc. abuses


•Arbitrary use of power


•Abusing authority for personal gain (possible reasons for misconduct:  hiring people that shouldn’t work in corrections, officers being stressed and burned out, failure of leadership and lack of discipline, lack of training and lack of organizational support.)




Please include 2-3 references. Only one reference may be from an internet source (not Wikipedia) the other references must be located in the Grantham University Online Library.  Only the body of the paper will count toward the page requirement. Include a title sheet.  Please see the rubric below.




Instructions: Enter or paste your written work and/or click “Attachments” to upload your files.




Grading Criteria Assignments Maximum Points




Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria 40


Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts 20


Clearly presents well-reasoned ideas and concepts 30


Uses proper APA mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling 10


Total 100


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