The Code of Ethics for Security Guards

“In my capacity as a security guard hired to prevent, report and deter crime, I pledge:

To protect life and property: prevent and reduce crime committed against my employer/client’s business or other organizations and institutions to which I am assigned.

To carry out my duties with honesty and integrity and to maintain the highest moral principles.

To faithfully, diligently and dependably discharge my duties, and to uphold the laws, policies and procedures that protect the rights of others.

To discharge my duties truthfully, accurately and prudently without interference of personal feelings, prejudices, animosities or friendships to influence my judgments.

To report any violations of law or rule or regulation immediately to my supervisors.

To respect and protect information considered confidential and privileged by my employer or client, except where their interests are contrary top law or this Code of Ethics.

To cooperate with all recognized and responsible law enforcement agencies within their jurisdiction

To accept no compensation, commission, gratuity, or other advantage without the knowledge and consent of my employer.

To conduct myself professionally at all times, and to perform my duties in a manner that reflects credit upon myself, my employer and the security profession.

To continually improve my performance by seeking training and educational opportunities that better prepare me to carry out my security duties.”