Code of Ethics for Security Officers
I. To accept the responsibilities and obligations of my role as a security officer that include: protecting life and property: preventing and reducing crimes within the limits of the facility where assigned; upholding the laws and respecting the constitutional rights of all persons.
II. To conduct myself with honesty and integrity and follow the highest moral principles in performing my security duties.
III. To be faithful, diligent, and dependable in discharging my duties, and to uphold the laws, policies and procedures that protect the rights of others.
IV. To observe the percepts of truth, accuracy, and prudence, without allowing personal feelings, prejudice, animosities or friendships to influence my actions.
V. To report to my supervisors, without hesitation, any violations of the law or violation of my employer’s or clients regulations.
VI. To respect and protect the confidential and privileged information of my employer and client beyond the term of my employment except where their interest are contrary to law or to this code of ethics.
VII. To cooperate with all recognized and responsible law enforcement and government agencies in matters within their jurisdiction.
VIII. To accept no compensation, commission, gratuity or other advantage without the knowledge and consent of my employer.
IX. To conduct myself professionally always and perform my duties in a way that reflects credit upon me, my employer and client.
X. To strive continually to improve my performances by seeking training and educational opportunities that will better prepare me for my security duties.