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LOUISVILLE METRO POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICE OF THE CHIEF GREG FISCHER eee eee eee STEVE CONRAD March 5, 2013 Diop Kamau PO Box 582 Mt Baldy, CA 91759 Re: Open Records Request Dear Mr, Kamau: | am in receipt of your fee for the Open Records Request #12-1523, Please find enclosed the response to your request Sincerely, Shdfon L. King, Paralegal Louisville Metro Police Depatiment Support Buren (633 West Jefferson Street, Room 114 Louisville, KY 40202 hy i ‘Telephone: 502-574-7697 Fax: 502-374-7680 ORR = 12-1523, cc: Chief Steve Conrad WW LOUISVILLEKY.GO¥ 633 WHST JEFFERSON STREET LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY 40202 $02.574.7660 fax 302.574.2450 Law Enforcement Code of Ethics As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve the community; to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the constitutional rights of all to liberty, equality and justice. Iwill keep my private life unsullied as an example to all and will behave in a manner that does not bring.discredit;to me or to my agency. | will maintain courageous calm int. ‘ofdanger, scorn or ridicule; develop self- restraint; andibe ‘Gor lindfull: ofthe welfare of others. Honest in thought and'deed both in my personal andiofficial life, | will be exemplary in obeying thelaw and the regulations of my department. Whatever | see or hear of a confider ture of that is Confided to me in my official capacity will be kept ever, secret unless revelation is necessary inthe performance of my duty. 1 inal feelings, prejudices, political ships to influence my decisions. Jentless prosecution of criminals, \d appropriately without fear or favor, ssary force or violence and never | will never act officiously or permit accepting gratuities. | recognize thé: thadge’ SPiny Sifice ana'dymbol Bt public faith, and | accept it as a public trust ‘as | am true to the ethics of police service. | will héver engage. in’aets of corruption or bribery, nor will | condone such acts by other police.officers. | will cooperate with all legally authorized agencies and their representatives in the pursuit of justice. | know that | alone am responsible for my own standard of professional performance and will take every reasonable opportunity to enhance and improve my level of knowledge and competence. | will constantly strive to achieve these objectives and ideals, dedicating myself before God to my chosen profession . . . law enforcement. Our Mission Statement Itis the mission of the Louisville Metro Police Department to deliver professional, effective services, fairly and ethically, at all times, to all people, in order to prevent crime, control crime, and enhance the overall quality of life for citizens and visitors. We will encourage and promote community involvement on all levels, to achieve these ends. Values Making th¢ Comimtinity our Primary Focus We are committed to a police-community, partnership in providing the delivery of police services. We shall accept a leadership role in developing relationships with the citizens of our community that foster mutual trust and open communications. Emicatd Behavior and Accountability We shall perfor our duties,"with af Uhwavering commitment to) integrity, professionalism and.dependability.;We, will be accountable to those'We serve for our decisions and.actions. Trustworthy ‘We embrace, honesty and opennegs with the:community as vital to;securing the public's trust. Without ‘reservation, we will adhere to a code of conduct that Promotes truthfulness and straightforwardness. Respect for All People We manifest commitment to justice, equai treatment of individuals, tolerance for and acceptance of diversity by demonstrating respect for human dignity and rights. Odjectivity We are committed to the fair and impartial enforcement of all laws. We value treating all persons equitably and without bias, with the highest regard for individual and constitutional rights.