Interior affairs officers’ ethical codes and their implementation

Linas Ubartas, Danguolė Seniutienė

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Abstract

Based on comparative analysis of ethical codes of institutions of Interior Affairs System (IAS), the article strives to identify a consolidation of professional values in organizations of interior service and evaluate efficiency of mechanism of implementation of ethical codes that were created by the system by forming ethical behaviour of officers inside the service and behind it. The conclusion was done in the article that ethical codes of IAS are striving to create a creative and benevolent work environment, to prevent corruption, to coordinate a relationship between managers and subordinates and interrelationship using rules of the codes. Indicated principles that should be followed by officers in their activity are conforming general principles of state officials’ ethics. However infrastructure of ethics and mechanism of implementation of ethical codes does not create favourable conditions for officers’ ethical behaviour training.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)220-238
JournalVisuomenės saugumas ir viešoji tvarka: mokslinių straipsnių rinkinys
Volume11
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Ethical code
  • Officers’ behaviour
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Infrastructure of ethics

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