As far as whether or not the personal life of an officer should be included in such a code I believe it should completely. Those who enter into this profession do so voluntarily and should be doing so with the intention of serving in an honorable manner. It is completely fair in the aspect that you are a government employee and therefore represent that organization everyday. Just as with a soldier, a law enforcement officer is not seen as John Doe. If he or she acts maliciously those who pass judgment, the public, see first and foremost a law enforcement officer. When their conduct is unbecoming of an officer the image resonates throughout the organization reflecting negatively on the... [continues]
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