Police Ethics and Community Relations
PNP Core Values
1. Makadios (God-Fearing)
2. Makabayan (Nationalistic)
3. Makatao (Humane)
Ethical Acts to be Observed by PNP members
2. Judicious use of authority
Definition of Terms
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.
1. Spiritual beliefs
6. Word of Honor
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.