What effect would the case have on the officer?

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You are in Johnson County in the deep South. The Sheriff, Jim Jones has had a murder, and the FBI has come in to claim jurisdiction. It appears that this suspected perpetrator is a serial killer who has been crossing state lines. Sheriff Jones has a force of all Caucasian officers. He is also known for his propensity to denigrate minorities. The FBI force consists of Caucasian officers, Asian-American officers and African-American officers. The lead investigator is of Asian descent. Sheriff Jones has to work hand-in-hand with this lead investigator. He has shown that he is not happy about the situation.

Assignment Guidelines

  • Address the following in 3–4 pages:
    • What effect would this have on his leadership role with his officers? Explain.
    • What effect would this have on his interaction with another agency? Explain.
    • Would this have an effect on community relations and cooperation with the community with the FBI? Explain.
    • If this attitude continued and Sheriff Jones held back pertinent information from the FBI that caused the perpetrator to flee the area, would this behavior cause moral problems within Sheriff Jones’ department? Why?
      • How would it have an effect on the officers?
  • Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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School: University of Maryland

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Running head: THE LEADERSHIP ROLE OF SHERIFF JONES

THE LEADERSHIP ROLE OF SHERIFF JONES
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THE LEADERSHIP ROLE OF SHERIFF JONES

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The Leadership Role of Sheriff Jones
The vast majority of the United States law enforcement officers perform their duties in
according to the rules. However, sometimes it might not be the case. Federal laws that address
police misconduct include both criminal and civil statutes. The laws cover the actions of the
state, county, and local officers. The law protects all persons in the United States citizens and
non-citizens. Federal Criminal Enforcement is a crime where a person acts under color of law to
deprive a person their rights protected by the constitution of the United States (Bourne, J. 2001).
While methods focus on detecting the rate of racial discrimination, a challenge emerges when
one tries to identify bias at the level of the criminal justice system. The current approaches fail to
explain the real bias among agents. The most appropriate way to deal with discrimination varies
on the views of different individuals. Without knowing the agents that are discriminatory, it
becomes difficult to administer discipline or training.
Racism continues to manifest in various ways in society and significantly affects the
harmony in the workplace. In the case of Sheriff Jones, he has a problem with people from othe...

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