Exemplary Policing: Mission & Purpose

Exemplary Policing Standard I. Mission and Purpose. An Exemplary Policing Agency infuses in all employees an understanding of and commitment to the core purpose of the agency and the pursuit and achievement of six critical mission goals: 1) Preventing and reducing crime. 2) Pursuing justice by apprehension and conviction of offenders. 3) Protecting and serving people and their property. 4) Maintaining order and enhancing the quality … Read More

EPA Framework

The Exemplary Policing Agency: A Framework for Values-Based Policing By Michael Josephson for Josephson Institute for Ethics [1] INTRODUCTION This publication is the result of a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). It builds on the Exemplary Peace Officer concept developed by the Josephson Institute of Ethics in two books jointly published by … Read More

Overview: Center for Policing Ethics

Overview: Center for Policing Ethics We know your issues. That’s why we created the nation’s premier ethics seminars and resources for policing professionals. Perceive, prevent, and resolve ethical problems to better manage risk. Josephson Institute offers certified training courses and training materials that teach policing professionals ethics fundamentals. Designed by Michael Josephson, the country’s foremost expert in the ethical challenges of … Read More

Resources: Peace Officer’s Bill of Rights

PEACE OFFICERS BILL OF RIGHTS Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act Government Code Sections 3300-3312 3300 – Title This chapter is known and may be cited as the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act. 3301 – Definition; Legislative findings and declaration For purposes of this chapter, the term public safety officer means all peace officers specified … Read More