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Its one of the unavoidable realities of police work?

Discretionary decision making

2

So we are discussing the idea that a critical factor in police competence is ____ judgment. Police ____ is driven by the character of individual officers.

ethical; discretion

3

A ____ is the effort to see clearly, to see the reality of situations.

philosophic perspective

4

It is an occupation that involves the practioner in academic experience of substantial sophistication.

standard definition of a profession cited by sociologists

5

Professional solve problems in a ____ way.

collegial

6

The police officer who becomes involved in breaking procedural law in order to enforce substantive law is a hero, not only in public and in the imaginary world of entertainment, but in some cirlces on some occasions in the real world of policing.

Noble Cause Corruption

7

Obedience to God made it good, the end.

Ethical Formalism

8

German philosopher Immanuel Kant fathered the idea "Categorical Imperative. Its a nonreligious version of the New Testaments's "Golen Rule" (Jesus said, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."). Kant's ethic is what philosophers call a ____ perspective, a term that indicates that a person has a duty to be ____.

deontological; reasonable.

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Kant maintains that the individual can only be held accountable for that over which he or she has immediate ____, and in our conduct the only thig we absolutely ____ is our ____.

control; control; intention