Ethical Dilemma Memorandum Short Paper
Using one of the situations under “Ethical Dilemmas” of The Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice (Chapter 2 Review section: pages 52 and 53 in print book and 2-5f in eBook), respond to this situation in the form of a memorandum. Refer to the Memorandum Template to see how a memorandum should be formatted.
The purpose of this assignment is for you to begin to consider the various aspects that are involved in making ethical decisions in a real-life scenario. You will develop this skill set throughout this course and be able to use this as you analyze and make recommendations for your final project.
Prompt: Your memorandum should include the following critical elements:
1. Identification of the ethical dilemma(s)
2. Description of the proper response to the ethical dilemma and explanation of whether your response is a long- or short-term fix to other ethical issues
3. Explanation of the effects your ethical decisions will have on the culture in your agency
4. Ethical decisions supported with research (evidence from the textbook as well as at least one outside scholarly source)
Guidelines for Submission: Your memorandum need not follow typical APA guidelines and should be single-spaced. Include evidence from the textbook as well as at least one outside scholarly source, which should be cited in APA format at the end of the memorandum