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.”
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