Departmental Values, Ethical Conduct, and Professionalism

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  • Departmental Values, Ethical Conduct, and Professionalism.Staff Development Emergency Operations

  • Performance ObjectivesIdentify 12 areas detailed in the State Ethic Laws and Administrative Rules, which govern the conduct of all State employeesIdentify 12 expectations of Departmental staff as emphasized in the Code of Ethics*

  • Performance ObjectivesIdentify 20 topics that are found in the IDOC Standards of Conduct Identify 4 components of making ethical decisions*

  • General Standards of ConductImpartialityProper channelsGuard against private gainAvoid conflict of interest*

  • Ethical IssuesGifts, Entertainment, Food, & DrinkHonorariaAppearances, Activities, & ExpensesPolitical ActivityMoonlightingConflict of InterestCompensation for Official Duties*

  • Ethical Issues Confidential InformationSpecial Terms & BenefitsUse of State Property, Personnel, TimePost-Employment RestrictionsNepotism*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall maintain high standards of honesty, integrity, and impartiality free from any personal considerations, favoritism, or partisan demands in connection with my duties.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall be courteous, considerate, and prompt when dealing with the public, realizing that as state employees and employees of the Department, we serve the public.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall maintain mutual respect and professional cooperation in my relationships with staff members of the Department of Correction.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall be firm, fair, and consistent in the performance of my duties and shall not allow my personal convictions, beliefs, prejudices, or biases to interfere with my official acts or decisions.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall uphold the provisions of the United States Constitution, the Constitution of the State of Indiana, federal and state laws, rules and regulations, and the policies and procedures of the Department.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall conduct myself, whether on-duty or off-duty, in a manner that will not bring dishonor or disrepute to the Department or the State of Indiana.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall maintain the confidentiality of any information entrusted to me and designated as confidential.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall not use my position with the Department for personal gain.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall not discriminate against any person, including offenders, other staff persons, or the public, in any manner on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall not accept nor solicit, from anyone including offenders and/or offender families or acquaintances, anything of value, including a gift, gratuity, favor, entertainment, or loan, which is or may appear to be designed to influence any official conduct. *

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall maintain the highest standards of personal hygiene, grooming, and neatness while on-duty or when representing the Department in any manner.*

  • IDOC Code of Ethics I shall report any corrupt or unethical behavior that could impact upon the operation of the Department.*

  • Information and Standards of Conduct IDOC Information and Standards of Conduct (Policy 04-03-103) establishes information and standards of conduct for all Department staff. *

  • Information and Standards of ConductPersonal GainConflicts of InterestSolicitation and SellingTraffickingContact/RelationshipsDiscrimination*

  • Information and Standards of ConductDuty to ReportUse of Physical ForceUse of IntoxicantsUse of TobaccoInsubordinationSearchesArrests/Convictions*

  • Information and Standards of ConductDereliction of DutyUse of Slang, Derogatory ReferencesLeaving a Duty PostConfidentialityNepotismReportingConduct Unbecoming*

  • Groundwork for Making Ethical DecisionsWe all have the power to decide what we do and what we sayWe are responsible for the consequences of our choices*

  • Components to Making Ethical DecisionsTaking choices seriouslyRecognizing important decisionsGood decisions are both ethical and effectiveDiscernment and discipline

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  • The ethical decisions you make are a reflection not only on the Department and the State, but ultimately on you.*

  • *Congratulations! You have completedthe module on Departmental Values,Ethical Conduct, and Professionalism.

    If you have any questions, review themodule again.

    Please proceed to the next module.Thank You!Staff Development Emergency Operations