‘No Sex, Drugs Or Booze’ Code: British Police Back New Conduct Rules – 13 July 2014

RT logoThe police are backing a new code of ethics, which will make sure officers don’t indulge in inappropriate sexual conduct, use drugs, or turn up unfit for duty as a result of drinking. They will also be encouraged to report on their colleagues.

Under a new code of ethics, which ministers will announce next week, police officers in England and Wales will be required to treat the public with ‘courtesy and respect’ or face disciplinary actions, including the possibility of losing their jobs.

In addition to the strict sex, drugs and alcohol code, should officers become aware of other officers breaking the code, regardless of their rank or position, they will be encouraged to report the matter.

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