Deitrich Bonhoeffer’s transition from theologian to conspirator in an assassination plot is important reading for anyone looking for insight on applying Christian ethics to life today.
Listen to how this elaborate deception lays the groundwork for an historic confession.
We are called to tell the truth. This is not easy for anyone, but it can be complicated for a police officer, perhaps even more so for a Christian police officer. How do we reconcile situations where we employ strategic deception, lies to conceal our identity or to prompt an admission from a suspect, with our obligation to remain truthful?