- Explain why the art of negotiation is especially hard to master in the field of criminal justice.
- Why is it important for correctional officers to have a high degree of integrity?
- When is the risk for compassion fatigue the greatest?
- How is negotiation in the criminal justice field different from negotiation in other professional areas?
- Why is active listening important in law enforcement?
Critical Thinking Questions
- Do you think it would be challenging to demonstrate compassion toward a hardened criminal, such as a serial killer? Explain.
- Why do you think it is that many criminals value their dignity over anything else?
- How do you typically respond to criticism? Is this response effective? Why or why not?
- Do you have a good work ethic? If so, how do you demonstrate it? If not, how could you improve it?
- Would you consider yourself a good listener? Why or why not?
Answers must be 1-3 sentences. DOES NOT HAVE TO BE IN APA STYLE.