Law Enforcement Division
 
Clare County Code of Ethics:

Clare County sworn officers shall adhere to and abide by the following: “I will never forget that I am a Law Enforcement Officer in Clare County, Michigan. I serve as a professional law enforcement officer, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to upholding the Laws of Michigan and the United States Constitution.”

“As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve our community; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, intimidation, violence or disorder; and to protect the constitutional rights of all persons. To act in accordance with the highest ethical, legal and professional standards.”

“I will never act on personal feelings, prejudices, animosities, or friendships to influence my decisions. Whatever I see or hear of a confidential nature, or is confided to me in my official capacity, shall be kept secret unless necessary to reveal in the performance of duty. I will remain honest, and hold myself to a high degree of integrity in both my personal and official life. “

“I recognize the badge as a symbol to always protect and serve our community. I am prepared to give my life if necessary in order to protect our community. When facing danger, I will overcome fear and maintain a courageous calm. I will be constantly mindful of the welfare and safety of the citizens I serve. I will trust in God and in the United States of America.”