Write 2 page paper on discretion on what does discretion means to you. At least 500 words double space. Doesn’t have to be big words use.
The term discretion has several meanings depending on the context of its usage. Universally, it pertains to the liberty to decide what should be done in a specific circumstance. However, in criminal justice and policing the description changes to imply the authority given to police officer that allows him or her to decide to handle a given criminal situation. As such, the police officer can decide to punish or give an offender a warning in some circumstances. In this paper, we will look at the concept of discretion and how I give it meaning or rather interpretation depending on the context of its application as we will see in the later part of it.