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Recommendations Of The Coroner's Inquest Into The Death Of Robert Gentles

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27. It is recommended that the orientation program for all new officers include a module on "Officer Norms", outlining its beneficial and detrimental aspects.


This module will be developed in the fall of 1999 in conjunction with the review of CTP 2000.

Course content will include the following elements:

  • Subculture and the individual officer
  • Making tough decisions
  • Tools for Moral decision-making
  • Reputable Officers

These elements are emphasized in the book "Ethical Issues in Policing and Corrections, Reputable Conduct" authored by John R. Jones of Sir Sandford Fleming College.