Although the issue of sexual harassment is one that
touches all employers, its relevance to law enforcement
agencies extends beyond the concerns associated
with more traditional settings. Sexual harassment
is as common to the field of criminal justice as
to any other area of American Enterprise, and the
laws regarding how it should be regarded and dealt
with apply to criminal justice agencies as much
as to private sector workplaces. Awareness of the
law and the consequences for disregarding it are
the cornerstone elements that will guide criminal
justice managers in effectively carrying out their
responsibilities and avoiding liabilities for the
agencies they administer.
course will cover:
- Identify and describe forms of sexual harassment,
and give examples.
- Outline the agency's grievance procedure
- Explain how to use it, and discuss the importance
of doing so.
- Discuss the penalty for violating the policy.
- Emphasize the need for a workplace free of
harassment, offensive conduct, intimidation,
or other forms of discrimination.