“Banks, C. (2017). Criminal justice ethics: Theory and practice. (4thed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.” The pages that need to be read is in the attachment.
In Chapter 13, the author talks about “Considering the Consequences” and in Chapter 14 talks about “The Importance of Character.” Your assignment is to read Chapters 13 and 14 and write a critical response on the relationship of civilian review boards to ethical oversight in the criminal justice profession.In addition to providing research on this topic, you are to integrate the Saint Leo University core value of responsible stewardship into your response. “Responsible Stewardship – Our creator blesses us with an abundance of resources. We foster a spirit of service to employ our resources to university and community development. We must be resourceful. We must optimize and apply all of the resources of our community to fulfill Saint Leo University’s mission and goals.”
We know that the criminal justice practitioner must be a responsible steward over the citizens that they protect, in whatever discipline or position they work. Therefore, integrating this core value will be significant to the protection of society. Your response must be supported by additional research and written at a graduate level.
Your paper should go beyond the obvious and must be no less than 1200 words. You must use no less than three additional resources (other than your required text) that support your position. All resources used must be properly cited using the APA style.
For credit, in your response, you must include at least three journal articles that support your information.
You will now be graded on your APA formatting. You can lose points on each assignment if the proper format is not followed. You will not be given partial credit. Either you have it right or you do not. This means you must have a(n):
- Cover Page: Running Head, Descriptor with page number, Title, Author, and University (no more, no less)
- Body: Descriptor with page number on all pages, research properly cited with (author, year) or for quoted material (author, year, page number). All of your comments and thoughts must be attributed to someone. The best way to do this is after you write a few sentences, ask yourself, who said this? Then cite the source.
- References Page: All references must be in APA format and in alphabetical order. Most errors occur with the names of the authors; remember, it is last name and first initial. You also need the publisher and city. For online references, you have to put “Retrieved from and the webpage (e.g., Retrieved from http://saintleo.brightspace.com). Do not include a link.