Academy Code of Ethics

1. Academy-certified dispatchers should endeavor to put the needs of the public above their own.

2. Academy-certified dispatchers should continually seek to maintain and improve their professional knowledge, skills, and competence and should seek continuing education whenever available.

3. Academy-certified dispatchers should obey all laws and regulations and should avoid any conduct or activity which would cause unjust harm to the citizens they serve.

4. Academy-certified dispatchers should be diligent and caring in the performance of their occupational duties.

5. Academy-certified dispatchers should establish and maintain honorable relationships with their public safety peers and with all those who rely on their professional skill and judgment.

6. Academy-certified dispatchers should assist in improving the public understanding of Emergency Dispatch.br>
7. Academy-certified dispatchers should assist in the operation of and enhance the performance of their dispatch systems.

8. Academy-certified dispatchers should seek to maintain the highest standard of personal practice and also maintain the integrity of the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch by exemplifying this professional Code of Ethics.