WISCONSIN VICTIM WITNESS PROFESSIONALS
CODE OF ETHICS
◊ To recognize as my primary responsibility to serve the needs of victims and witnesses of crime.
◊ To acknowledge that this responsibility shall take precedence over personal interest and desire for personal or financial gain.
◊ To respect the rights of people whom I serve.
◊ To protect the rights of people whom I serve.
◊ To respect the rights of confidentiality of victims and to use in a responsible manner any information available to me obtained through a professional relationship.
◊ To clearly distinguish between my individual statements and actions and those as a representative of this organization.
◊ To recognize that continued professional training and development, including addressing issues of professional ethics, are essential to maintain an effective victim assistance program.
◊ To recognize that I am responsible for the quality of services the victim assistance program provides within the framework established by the County.
Adopted on May 9th, 1991 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI