Ethical Decision Making
In this activity, you answer a discussion question based upon the various models of ethical decision-making. Criminal justice professionals are constantly being faced with decisions: ethical, tactical, procedural, legal, etc. In this instance, you discuss the nature of an ethical decision as the rationale for a specific action(s). You will need to fully comprehend the materials in order to satisfactorily participate in this discussion.
- Based upon the assigned reading, do you think criminal justice professionals base the majority of their decisions on the deontological or teleological model of ethics, specifically, the categorical imperative versus the utilitarianism approaches? Explain your answer in full and give examples to support your position.
Your initial post must be at least 230–250 words, not including citations and references, and posted by Wednesday so that others have time to read it and respond. You then respond in a substantial manner to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
apa 280 words