You have been promoted from first
line supervisor and now hold a position of an executive officer (below the head of the agency) in a police
department or correctional facility. You are aware of several officers who have
of a disproportionally high rate of excessive
use of force
complaints. One of these officers is the brother of the head of the agency you work for, and you are aware that each of these
use of force complaints has been
The purpose of this assignment is for you to be able to identify an eth
the responsibilities of the ethical leader and make recommendations for
strategies for improvement. In your final project, you will be using
skills to identify these components in your selected case study.
In the form of a
emorandum, complete the following:
Discuss the ethical dilemma(s) you and the agency face. How does this issue affect the community?
Responsibilities of ethical leader:
What are your responsibilities as a leader in this situation? Dis
cuss how you would properly address this as a leader
and ethical professional.
Impact of decision
: Discuss how your decisions on this issue dealing with officers using excessive force may impact the culture of the organiza
Strategies for improvement
What strategies can you recommend that will help to improve the relationship between the community and the
organization as you address this issue?
Support your work with
from the text or outside sources.
Refer to the
Criminal Justice Library Tips
for support in finding and citing
Your memorandum need not follow typical APA guidelines and can be single
Include evidence from the textbook as well as at
least one outside
which should be cited
at the end of the m