All active members of CPTED Canada will heed the following principles:
1. Support the organization’s mission and vision statements.
2. Uphold the organization’s positive image and reputation.
3. Exercise honesty, integrity and due diligence any activities when representing myself as a CPTED Canada member. This includes a responsibility to avoid interests, activities or influences, which might conflict with these obligations. Conflict of interest refers to a situation in which one’s private interest or personal considerations may affect or be detrimental to one’s independent judgement in acting in the best interest of the organization.
4. Perform all services related to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design to the best of one’s ability.
5. Provide crime prevention services/expertise in a way that is proportionately related to the level of crime-related risk in question as per ones’ professional opinion.
6. Never provide CPTED services or expertise in circumstances, where the services or expertise rendered will be used by others to violate federal, provincial, or municipal laws.
7. Never provide CPTED services or expertise to others when it is clear that such services and/or expertise will be used for the explicit purpose of discriminating against others on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, religious affiliation, or sexual orientation.
8. Never provide CPTED services or expertise to others when it is clear that such services and/or expertise will be used for the explicit purpose of restricting or undermining individual or group rights as defined by the Charter or the Declaration of Human Rights.
Failure to comply with the Code of Ethics will be subject to disciplinary action, which could result in loss of membership.
April 26, 2021