Ethical Pledge

  • In recognition of the significant role of my employer, in the deterrence of crime, enforcement of State and Education Codes, & protection of assets and persons I pledge: 

    To accept the responsibilities and fulfill the obligations of my role in protecting life and property; preventing and reducing losses and crimes against the Palm Springs Unified School District, its communities, and its students.  Including, upholding the law, and respecting the constitutional rights of all persons. To conduct myself as a Campus Security professional with honesty, sincerity, and integrity.

    To be diligent and dependable in discharging my duties and at all times; uphold the law, policies, and procedures of the Palm Springs Unified School District, and to protect the rights of others. To observe the precepts of truth, accuracy, and discretion without allowing personal feelings, prejudices, and animosities or friendships to influence my judgments or actions. 

    To report, to my supervisor without hesitation, any violation of the law or regulations of the Palm Springs Unified School District. To preserve the districts standards, and community’s confidence in my judgments and actions under any and all lawful conditions. To retain, in the strictest confidence, every facet of the Palm Springs Unified School District’s interests from all inquiries by third parties, especially in matters involving notoriety or publicity, except where those interest are contrary to law or this Ethical Pledge. To cooperate with all recognized and responsible law enforcement and government agencies in matters within the scope of their proper authority. 

    To accept no additional compensation, commission, gratuity without the knowledge and consent of Palm Springs Unified School District. To conduct myself professionally at all times. To perform my duties in the manner that demonstrates the professionalism of the Palm Springs Unified School District. 

    To encourage the professional and ethical conduct of fellow Campus Security Officers at all times, and to report transgressions and violations to the Chief of Security. To strive continually to improve my performance by seeking training and educational opportunities that will better prepare me for my Campus Security Duties and increase my job skill knowledge.

     I RECOGNIZE this pledge to The Palm Springs Unified School District, and its communities, as a symbol of public faith. I accept it as the District’s trust in me so long as I am true to the Campus Security Profession, and I will constantly strive to achieve these objectives and ideals as long as I serve the Palm Springs Unified School District.