- Words: 1126
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice (general)
- Paper #: 82855382
Ethics, Values, and Self-Awareness: What Was Lacking in Tulsa
The deplorable shooting of an unarmed man named Eric Courtney Harris was precipitated by unethical and ineffective leadership practices and policies used in the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office. One of the key issues in this case is that the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office relies on public elections of their sheriffs, inviting potential corruption and preventing law enforcement from being independent from politics.