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Police Ethics and Community Relations

PNP Philosophy
1. Service
2. Honor
3. Justice
PNP Core Values
1. Makadios (God-Fearing)
2. Makabayan (Nationalistic)
3. Makatao (Humane)
Ethical Acts to be Observed by PNP members
1. Morality
2. Judicious use of authority
3. Integrity
4. Justice
5. Humility
6. Orderliness
7. Perseverance
Definition of Terms





Customs - established usage or social
practices carried on by tradition that have
obtained the force of law.
Traditions - bodies of belief, stories, customs
and usages handed down from generation to
generation with the effect of an unwritten law.
Courtesy - a manifestation of expression of
consideration and respect for others.
Ceremony - a formal act or set of formal acts
established by customs or authority as proper
to special occasion.
Social Decorum - a set of norms and
standard practiced by the members during
social activities and other functions.

Police Community Relation - generally refers to the
sum total of attitudes and behavior between police and
the communities they serve.
Public Relations - a collection of communication
techniques used by individuals or organizations to
convince an audience about the merits of an idea,
organization, program, practice or policy.
Community Service - refers to the activities whereby
police engage in pro-social activities to enhance the
well-being of the community beyond law enforcement
and other maintenance.
Community Participation - involves members of the
community taking an active role in trying to genuinely
help the police.
Police Traditions
1. Spiritual beliefs
2. Valor
3. Patriotism
4. Discipline
5. Gentlemanliness
6. Word of Honor
7. Duty
8. Loyalty
9. Camaraderie
Spiritual Beliefs - can refer to an ultimate or an
alleged immaterial reality, an inner path enabling a
person to discover the essence of his/her being or the
deepest values and meanings by which people live.

Valor - great courage in the face of danger. Strength
of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter
danger with firmness.
Patriotism - love of country and willingness to
sacrifice for it.
Discipline - the practice of training people to obey
rules or a code of behavior using punishment to correct
disobedience.
Gentlemanliness - characteristic of or having the
character of a gentleman. A man whose conduct
conforms to a high standard of propriety or correct
behavior.
Word of Honor - a verbal commitment by one person
to another agreeing to do or not to do something in the
future.
Duty - a task or action that someone is required to
perform.
Loyalty - a strong feeling of support or allegiance. Is
faithfulness or a devotion to a person, country, group
or cause.
Camaraderie - mutual trust and friendship among
people who spend a lot of time together. Goodwill and
lighthearted rapport between or among friends.
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Police Ethics Reviewer 1
1. Known as the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards
for public officials and employees.
A. R.A. No. 9344
B. R.A. No. 6713
C. R.A. No. 9262
D. P.D. No. 603
2. It is the transfer of title or disposal of interest in
property by voluntarily, completely, and actually
depriving or dispossessing oneself of his right or title to
it in favor of a person or persons other than his spouse
and relatives.
A. Procurement
B. Divestment
C. Enticement
D. Attainment
3. A Fundamental truth or proposition that serves as
the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for
a chain of reasoning.
A. Principle
B. Ideas
C. Customs
D. Morals
4. A branch of Philosophy dealing with what are good
and bad with moral duty and obligation.
A. Logic
B. Epistemology
C. Aesthetics
D. Ethics
5. Are Rules by which we make decisions about right

Practice implementation of a systematic values-integration and intervention program. Values D. Ethics and Values Formation Program .The Moral Recovery Program is a movement which aims to mobilize all Filipinos for nation-building through the practical exercise of human values in our daily lives as citizens. specific moral choices to be made by the individual in his relationship with others. cheerfulness and discipline to work. A.This program contains policies. Traditions B. A. Values D. and government-owned and controlled corporations 7. Traditions B. Ethics C. Morality – quality of human acts that leads man to observe “moral behavior”. Values D. 3. Customs D. Police Officer – a public servant who represents the disciplinary and discretionary power of the state to enforce laws 12. It implies the repetition of the same action as to develop a natural. should and shouldn't. Customs 6. which institutionalizes the MRP in all government departments. A. an impairment of integrity. Familiarize Yourself With The Following Terms: 1. Values C. inducement (as an official) by means of improper considerations (as bribery) to commit a violation of duty. Police Code of Ethics B. 6.Salute is the usual greeting rendered by . Habits 10. Values D. 19. Morale – refers to a person’s state of mind and emotions. righteousness. Corruption – is the misuse of authority by a police officer in a manner designed to produce personal gain for himself or others. prized. Ethics 8. all geared towards the internalization of moral values and service dedication through the 13. guidelines and sanctions. which in turn affects the individual performance and organizational goals and objectives. probity. Police Discretion – the inherent ability and privilege of a police officer to test and use the limits of his power in making a choice among possible courses of action or inaction (i. 18. 9. a worthy practice or ideal 14. A.A set of norms and standards practiced by members during social and other functions. Salute . 10. fitness and propriety. It means a regularly followed procedure or pattern in conducting activities. Barangay Tanod's Code of Ethics 7. Practice C. offices. It is empowered through Executive Order 319 signed by President Fidel V Ramos on April 03. 17. the moral quality of a course of action. conformity to standard morality or mores (as by abstention from vices. It means observance of social norms as required by good breeding. 15. Government Officials Code of Ethics D. Practices C.and wrong. Etiquette B. virtue or moral principle. specific type of moral excellence or other exemplary quality considered meritorious. Ceremony .A manifestation or expression of consideration and respect for others.A formal act or set of formal acts established by customs or authority as proper to special occasion. Values – are beliefs. Ethics C. rectitude). 8. Ethics . “rules of right conduct”. principles. Social Decorum .is the capacity to determine right conduct and the knowledge of what is right from wrong.Bodies of beliefs. Practice B. Virtue – the quality of moral excellence.Established usage or social practices carried on by tradition that have obtained the force of law. upheld and defended. to arrest or not to arrest). customs and usages handed down from generation to generation with the effect of an unwritten law. Courtesy . 1996. Morals B. agencies. Is a Science that treats of the law enforcement.e. It means long established practices common to a particular community. stories. principles and philosophies that are important. cherished.Police Regional Office which constitute seventeen (17) Regional Offices of the PNP to include ARMM. DHRDD – refers to the Directorate for Human Resource and Doctrine Development. 4. A. PRO . 2. or race. Military Code of Ethics C. the primary training and education directorate in the PNP. responsibility and goodness. Traditions . Habits 9.class. good and bad. A. Moral Recovery Program . to be obedient to a system of moral rules. CAR and NCRPO 11. spontaneous or rooted tendency or inclination to perform it. Ethics and Values Counseling Center – A facility for spiritual and behavioral intervention established in every Police Regional Office to provide adequate counseling and assistance to police officers 5. Customs . 16. affecting the personnel/employee and the police force to perform assigned tasks willingly and enthusiastically with confidence.

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