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Assume you are a police officer pursuing a person under arrest who stole an officer’s gun and escaped from the police vehicle. Analyze the relevance of the utilitarian approach to evaluating consequences of decisions about the pursuit. Recommend at least two options the pursuing officers could take in the situation. Support your views with examples. (Please provide an actual scenario where a criminal justice professional (police officer, prosecutor, deputy etc.) is involved.) 

Assume you are a law enforcement professional who has taken a course in ethics and decision making. Examine two possible conflicting issues that might arise when duties and obligations collide. Describe a situation and apply Kantianism to recommend viable, acceptable options. Support your views with examples. (Please provide an actual scenario where a criminal justice professional (police officer, prosecutor, deputy etc.) is involved.) (Cite your sources.)

Assume you are the chief of police who is addressing new recruits. Discuss the importance of good decision making in law enforcement and leadership regarding the officers’ decisions about duties, consequences, and the ethic of care. 

Take a position, for or against, this statement: Virtue and a good character are not necessary to good decision making as long as you follow the law.