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THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER'S OATH
As a Correctional Officer, I regard myself as a member of an important and honorable profession.
I will keep myself in the best possible physical condition at all times. I will
perform my duty with efficiency at all times.
I will be
exemplary in my conduct, edifying in my conversation, honest in my dealings and obedient to the laws of the city, state
I will regard my oath as I regard my sacred
I will not, in the performance of my duty, work
for personal advantage or profit.
I will, at all times,
recognize that I am a public servant.
I will give the
most efficient and impartial service of which I am capable at all times.
I will be courteous in my contacts at all times.
I will regard my fellow officers with the same standards as I hold myself.
I will guard my fellow officers' honor and life as I guard my own.
I will be loyal to my fellow officers, my superiors and my institution.
I will accept responsibility for my actions.
I will do only those things that will reflect honor on my fellow officers, my institution and myself