Our discussions will now move to the realm of corrections. Considering the ethical systems reviewed in the course to this point, apply those concepts to these aspects of the correctional system:
Defend or reject the use of capital punishment with one or more of the ethical theories discussed so far in this course.
Describe the three ethical frameworks for punishment: utilitarianism, deontology, and peacemaking. Which one do you think should serve as the ethical framework for punishment today? Why?
Ethical principles are not as clear-cut for probation officers as they are for police officers. A probation officer must serve as both a mentor to the clients as well as a law enforcer. Discuss the ethical systems that guide the work of a probation officer and describe how they may present the officer with difficulties on the job.
To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.