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Title: Basic Course Instructor Unit Guide 1: History, Professionalism and Ethics
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 55
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
1601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States of America

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United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended for use in training California law enforcement personnel, this document presents an outline for California law enforcement trainers and criminal justice educators who are delivering performance-based law-enforcement training on the history of policing, concepts related to police professionalism, and issues related to police ethics.
Abstract: The curriculum traces the historical evolution of law enforcement and defines the traditional elements of a profession. It also defines values, principles, ethics, and moral standards related to law enforcement; discusses community expectations regarding the lawful and ethical behavior of police officers; and covers the benefits of professional and ethical behavior. It also presents and discusses the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, the California Code of Professional Conduct and Responsibilities for Peace Officers, examples and potential ramifications of unethical or unprofessional conduct, the concept of intervention, and the prevention and correction of unethical behavior. Attached background materials, case examples, and 9 references
Main Term(s): Police education
Index Term(s): California; History of policing; Police misconduct; Police professionalism; Professional conduct and ethics
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