College of Policing Code of Ethics

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-09-17
Session date: 
September 17, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3173
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Could you confirm that the College of Policing's Code of Ethics, which states officers should "not engage in sexual conduct or other inappropriate behaviour when on duty", applies to undercover police officers? If so, please could you confirm how this will be communicated to undercover police officers?

Answer

Answer for College of Policing Code of Ethics

Answer for College of Policing Code of Ethics

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The Code of Ethics applies to all police officers and is reflected within all MPS policies and processes in order to embed the expected standards of behaviour. This will include undercover officers.