Statement of Ethics

One on One with the Police

 

Statement of Ethics

As a member of the Jamaica Constabulary I will:

  • Uphold the values and principles of my Oath, and act with fairness, impartiality and integrity;
  • Be exemplary in obeying the laws of Jamaica and the regulations of the JCF knowing I have no authority to do otherwise and that no one may place on me a requirement to act outside the law;
  • Enforce the law while upholding fundamental human rights;
  • Use force only when justified and in accordance with the JCF Human Rights and Use of Force and Firearm Policy;
  • Perform my duties with due diligence to the best of my skills and knowledge to provide community safety;
  • Be honest in my dealings with all persons and avoid acts that will tarnish the good name of the JCF;
  • Not abuse the powers of my office but will be responsible in exercising them in a manner that will uphold the good name of the JCF;
  • Be accountable for my acts of commission and omission,
  • Recognize that confidential matters communicated to me should not be repeated except when my duty requires me to do so and,
  • Use the resources entrusted to me in an effective manner for the benefit of the public.

Committed to: Duty, Responsibility, Accountability, Integrity And Respect