10 Basic Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Officials
As a law enforcement officer, it is my fundamental duty to serve the community; protect life and property; protect the innocent from deception, the weak from oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful from violence or disorder; and to respect the constitutional rights of all to liberty, equality and justice. The IACP adopted the Code of Ethics for Law Enforcement at the IACP`s 64th Annual Conference and Exhibition in October 1957. The Code of Ethics is a foreword to the mission and commitment of law enforcement agencies to the public they serve. I will constantly strive to achieve these goals and ideals by dedicating myself before God to the profession I have chosen. Law enforcement. I will never act officially and I will never let personal feelings, prejudices, political beliefs, aspirations, hostilities or friendships influence my decisions. Without compromising the crime and with relentless prosecution of criminals, I will apply the law politely and appropriately, without fear or favoritism, malice or malice, I will never use violence or unnecessary violence and will never accept tips. I know that I am solely responsible for my own level of professional performance and that I will take every reasonable opportunity to improve and improve my level of knowledge and skills. I recognize my office`s badge as a symbol of public faith, and I accept it as a public trust as long as I remain true to the ethics of the police service. I will never engage in acts of corruption or bribery, and I will never tolerate such acts by other police officers. I will cooperate with all legally authorized authorities and their representatives in the pursuit of justice. A set of model guidelines from IPEC`s National Law Enforcement Policy Center address or relate to ethical behaviour. This two-part® training key explores the nature and importance of police ethics and discusses some of the factors that flow from it.
Police Ethics: Problems and Solutions, Parts I and II I will keep my privacy immaculate as a role model for everyone and behave in a way that does not discredit myself or my free will. I will keep a courageous calm in the face of danger, contempt or ridicule; Develop restraint; and constantly pay attention to the well-being of others. Honest in my thoughts and actions in my personal and official life, I will be exemplary when it comes to complying with the laws and regulations of my department. Everything I see or hear of a confidential nature, or that which is entrusted to me in my official capacity, is always kept secret unless the revelation is necessary in the performance of my duty.