On my honor, I will never
betray my badge, my integrity,
my character or the public trust.
I will always have the courage to hold
myself and others accountable for our actions.
I will always uphold the
constitution, my community, and the
agency I serve.
Before any officer takes the Law Enforcement Oath of Honor, it is important that he/she understands what it means. An oath is a solemn pledge someone makes when he/she sincerely intends to do what he/she says.
means that one's word is given as a guarantee.
is defined as breaking faith with the public trust.
is the symbol of your office.
is being the same person in both private and public life.
r means the qualities that distinguish an individual.
trust is a charge of duty imposed in faith toward those you serve.
is having the strength to withstand unethical pressure, fear or danger.
means that you are answerable and responsible to your oath of office.
is the jurisdiction and citizens served.
International Association of Chiefs of Police