PART A. Rookie Officer-Ethical Decision (75 words)
You are a rookie police officer and are riding with a Field Training Officer (FTO). During your shift the FTO stops at a convenience store and quickly drinks four beers in the back room of the store. He is visibly affected by the beers and the smell of alcohol is very noticeable. What should you do? What if the FTO had just written up a favorable evaluation of you even though you should have received a reprimand for an improper disposition of a traffic accident?
Share the moral rule(s) and ethical system that corresponds with your decision.
PART B. U.S Supreme Court Case on Police Misconduct (2 pages)
A police officer's job is about ensuring the protection of basic moral rights, including the right to life, liberty, physical and property security. The overall outcome or goal of policing is the protection of constitutional rights. However, there have been times when police have engaged in unethical and immoral practices when doing their job which have resulted in important U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Research and find a U.S. Supreme Court case that addresses unethical police decisions or immoral practices by the police. Provide a brief synopsis of the case and discuss how the Supreme Court views procedural justice and/or police misconduct.
PART C. Nazi Jurisdiction (75 words)
Watch this video and discuss how the military court had jurisdiction over the Nazi war criminals. How did the military court gain jurisdiction? What were the advantages of trying the Nazi's by such a court?
PART D. Extradition (2 pages)
Examine the situation surrounding one of the following individuals who were extradited forcibly for a crime committed. Explaining why the individual should have been or should not have been extradited.
a. General Manuel Noriega
b. The 23 CIA employees extradited for the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Milan, Italy in 2003.
c. Duane Dog Chapman
d. Roman Polanski