Professionalism CommitteeFinal Report
Edmonton Police ServiceThe survey was sent to each employee of the Edmonton Police Service via emailfrom A/Chief Darryl da Costa's PC.Target population: All EPS employeesDuration of survey: October 21 to November 07, 2005 (18 days)
Results: 562 EPS employees (approximately 34%) completed the survey
resulting in 85 pages of raw data.
SURVEY QUESTIONS AND RESPONSES
Question 1: What is your definition of ethical behaviour? (direct responses that
reflect the thoughts of all participants are provided).
)=' Ethical behaviour is when you can look back on your decisions and know
that you made the decision for the right reasons and you feel fully
Conducting your daily affairs with tolerance, understanding, compassion,
forgiveness, generosity and integrity.
Always treating others in a way in which you would like to be treated.
Always doing what you believe is right, whether others are watching over
you or not.
Doing the right thing, at the right time, no matter who is watching. Ethics
are not situationally dependent.
Conducting oneself within the law, within your organization's code of
conduct, and within social and moral norms; treat others like you would
want to be treated yourself.
Question 2: How strongly do you agree/disagree with the following statement:
"As an organization, the Edmonton Police Service provides clear expectations tohelp guide and promote ethical behaviour"?April 6, 2006
rofessionalism On-Line Survey