2011 | 6 | 187–210
Article title

Etyczność funkcjonariusza Policji

Title variants
The ethics of Police Officer
Languages of publication
The author starts this article with defining “administration”. In its formation the “police science” was very important. Also very important for the structure of the organization is moral motivation of each person, because it is directly related to the level of ethical culture of the personnel. The article explains the concepts such as value, ethics and morality, which are crucial to discuss the problem of ethics of the Police officer. An important element in the considerations of morality and professional ethics is to see at least two important facts related to professionals society. Firstly, while thinking about professional ethics of the Police officers, we are thinking about morality of a group. Secondly, in order to raise the level of ethical culture of the Police, we have to face the problem of dealing with adults who are already mentally shaped to the considerable degree. One can expect that the teaching an adult of ethics can be problematic. However, scientific data, which allow to view this problem positively, can be found. There should be constantly emphasized, that the efficiency of help must be based on a moral and ethical basis of those who gives it. This implies the need of the constant promotion and preservation of moral-ethical attitudes among police officers. Only than the likelihood of ensuring the security of citizens in an appropriate and socially expected manner is rising.
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Publication order reference
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