We support the Code of Ethics which are the principles and standards of professional behaviour for policing in England and Wales. These principles are set by the College of Policing.
Every person working for the police service must work honestly and ethically. The public expect the police to do the right thing in the right way. Basing decisions and actions on a set of policing principles will help to achieve this.
Standards of Professional Behaviour
These standards reflect the expectations that the professional body and the public have of the behaviour of those working in policing.
Honesty and integrity
Authority, respect and courtesy
Equality and diversity
Use of force
Orders and instructions
Duties and responsibilities
Fitness for work
Challenging and reporting improper conduct.
To find out more visit the Code of Ethics on the College of Policing website.