Discussion Question

200 words or more:

Discuss the code of conduct in your agency and how you view its provisions in light of what you’ve learned about individual rights under the Constitution and what you’ve learned about limitations of codes of conduct in your textbook. Compare the code of conduct with the Saint Leo University core values.

Code of conduct for my work:

The Mission –

The Mission of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is to serve, protect, and defend the community while preserving the rights and dignity of all.

The Vision –

The Vision of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is to provide effective, efficient, and professional law enforcement, detention, court services, and child protective investigations while maintaining the highest standards of integrity, accountability, and community service.

Core Values –

Integrity: We pledge to maintain a strong sense of honesty, morality, goodness, and ethical character.

Service: We pledge to maintain the highest ethical standards, service, and honorable personal qualities.We desire to serve as role models for our youth, community, and profession.

Fairness and Equity: We pledge to always be truthful, sincere, upright, and decent.

Commitment to Quality: We pledge and are committed to improving and enhancing the quality of life and ensuring that Hillsborough County is a safe place to live, work, and visit by nurturing public trust, fostering community partnership in crime prevention, and by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.

Saint Leo core values:

Saint Leo University is an educational enterprise. All of us, individually and collectively, work hard to ensure that our students develop the character, learn the skills, and assimilate the knowledge essential to become morally responsible leaders. The success of our University depends upon a conscientious commitment to our mission, vision, and goals.

Saint Leo University develops hospitable Christian learning communities everywhere we serve. We foster a spirit of belonging, unity, and interdependence based on mutual trust and respect to create socially responsible environments that challenge all of us to listen, to learn, to change, and to serve.

Animated in the spirit of Jesus Christ, we value all individuals’ unique talents, respect their dignity, and strive to foster their commitment to excellence in our work. Our community’s strength depends on the unity and diversity of our people, on the free exchange of ideas, and on learning, living, and working harmoniously.

Personal Development
Saint Leo University stresses the development of every person’s mind, spirit, and body for a balanced life. All members of the Saint Leo University community must demonstrate their commitment to personal development to help strengthen the character of our community.

Responsible Stewardship
Our Creator blesses us with an abundance of resources. We foster a spirit of service to employ our resources for University and community development. We must be resourceful. We must optimize and apply all of the resources of our community to fulfill Saint Leo University’s mission and goals.

The commitment of Saint Leo University to excellence demands that its members live its mission and deliver on its promise. The faculty, staff, and students pledge to be honest, just, and consistent in word and deed.

Listen. Learn. Share. Serve. We’ll give you all the tools you need to make a positive impact on the world. Your time here won’t just prepare you for a great career — it will help you become a better person.


Discussion Question

I’m working on a Writing question and need guidance to help me study.

This week you will prepare a Cause and Effect Essay (assignment directions are in the Topic 4 Folder). Watch the local news or go online and read news as presented through CNN, Google, or MSN News. Choose a current story or news event of interest related to organ donation or sales. Create a list of causes for the story or event. Discuss at least three “whys” (the causes) that led to the event and three projected plausible results (the effects) from the event. Your reply should discuss a total of three causes and three effects. Support each cause and result with an explanation.

Be sure to cite all sources used to compose your answer. Format your in-text citations and reference list entry according to GCU Style.

The word requirement is 150-200