Delattre (2011) discusses corruption within policing and maintains that officers must present a positive public image to insure the publics trust and support. The author states that accountability must be adhered to by all ranks of the police agency. Also that accountability dictates that when abuses of police discretion and authority occur that they are investigated and that all police personnel are held accountable for their actions. Police agencies must be diligent in their efforts to address acts of malfeasance.
You are assigned to a conduct review board at your agency. The chief of police has instructed each of you to collaborate to review three officers conduct issues. Determine if the conduct engaged in by each of the officers in the scenario is ethical or unethical. Following the determination you must designate a committee decision and outcome for the officer involved incident. The officers involved have agreed to a committee review of their action set and will abide by the committees findings. Please follow the action steps that follow to guide the committees recommendation: 1-2 pages
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Each of the designations is progressive in their level of malfeasance. Your rationale should be well detailed and supported. Use periodicals to support your rationale. All components of the events and actions are to be examined and evaluated.