Flashcards in Chapter 1 Police Administration, A Perspective Deck (135)
12. Ethics is the philosophical study of...
Conduct that adheres a certain principles of morality.
12. People who wish to do the right thing, to be a good person, and get along with others are expressing ...
The desire to behave in an ethical manner.
12. Behavior that can be considered ethical even though ethics itself is not concerned with it.
Obeying the law, following certain religious tenets, and conforming to societal standards of behavior.
12. Ethics itself is not concerned with what?
Law, religion, or society.
65. These type of leaders align their actions with their words.
65. Which leaders must combat biased based policing?
12. Ethics centers on demonstrating ...
Behavior that reflects specific virtues.
12. Examples of moral excellence are known as…
12. Virtues include:
Discretion, integrity, courage, self-restraint, Honesty, loyalty, generosity, modesty, and responsibility.
65. These leaders attract followers by virtue of their honesty.
These leaders attract followers by virtue of their honesty with appointing authorities.
These leaders attract followers by virtue of their honesty with agency members.
These leaders attract followers by virtue of their honesty with members of the community their agency serves.
These leaders must demonstrate all these competencies while also fulfilling the distinct role of public safety officer.
7. Police administration has evolved in several important respects including…
– How police have been organized.
– What police consider their core strategy for providing value to the communities they serve.
7. Many laws we abide by in the United States today, such as those related to theft and homicide have their origin in...
12th century England.
7. King Henry II established "common-law" in 12th century England which included a…
Judiciary that gave each county a King's judge.
7. King Henry II's Common Law: Who meted out justice to the common folk?
The County judge, along with 12 local men.
7. King Henry II's Common Law:
During this time, laws were enforced by…
Appointees of the Lords of each county.
7. The common-law system endured until as late as 1829, when the...
London Metropolitan Police was founded.
7. The London Metropolitan police was founded through the...
British Parliament's enactment of the Metropolitan police act.
7. British Parliament's enactment of the Metropolitan police act, An event that inspired…
Similar developments in local police organizations within the United States.
British Parliament's enactment of the Metropolitan police act, Just seven years later...
Boston Massachusetts set up a formal local police department.
7. New York City follow suit setting up a formal local police department in...
7. The first organization resembling the state police force and when it came into being.
The Texas Rangers in 1823.
8. Originally more of a nonuniformed state militia.
The Texas rangers.
8. The first federal law enforcement agency in America had been created a century earlier in…
1789, when President George Washington appointed eight United States marshals.
8. The development of national level law-enforcement organizations took a large step with the creation of the…
Bureau of investigation in 1908, subsequently renamed the Federal Bureau of investigation or FBI.
8. As local, state, and federal law enforcement organizations evolved, so did the notion that police should have the right to…