Criminal Justice Ethics / Types of Misconduct

In a 2-3 page, APA style paper, describe the types of misconduct by community corrections professionals and provide some of the explanations for this misconduct.

Examples include:

  • Accepting gratuities for special consideration during legitimate activities and for the protection of illicit activities.
  • Mistreatment/harassment or extortion of inmates.
  • Misc. abuses
  • Arbitrary use of power
  • Abusing authority for personal gain (possible reasons for misconduct:  hiring people that shouldn’t work in corrections, officers being stressed and burned out, failure of leadership and lack of discipline, lack of training and lack of organizational support.)

Please include 2-3 references. 

 
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