Policing Act 2008

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8 Principles

This Act is based on the following principles:

(a)

principled, effective, and efficient policing services are a cornerstone of a free and democratic society under the rule of law:

(b)

effective policing relies on a wide measure of public support and confidence:

(c)

policing services are provided under a national framework but also have a local community focus:

(d)

policing services are provided in a manner that respects human rights:

(e)

policing services are provided independently and impartially:

(f)

in providing policing services every Police employee is required to act professionally, ethically, and with integrity.