A brief overview and explanation of the 10 CVF Values and Competencies are as follows:
Recognise the various requirements of persons and consider them while making judgments. Everyone should be treated fairly and respectfully. They respect and value the perspectives of everyone they come into contact with, as long as they do not contradict the police code of conduct.
Ensure that they follow the police code of conduct and make judgments that are in the best interests of the public. Make judgments that will strengthen the police’s reputation, and recognise their responsibility as a role model in society. Accept constructive criticism with open arms.
Act in the best interests of the general people and put the needs of the public ahead of their own. Adapt their messaging to the intended audience. Make an attempt to comprehend the demands of various members of the public.
With others, be sincere, honest, and tactful. Demonstrate an open and critical attitude toward their own work, acknowledging that there are always opportunities for growth. Communicate with co-workers and the general public in a straightforward and complete manner. Recognise and respect confidentiality.
Treating others with respect and compassion. Acknowledging other people’s opinions, values and beliefs – provided they fall within lawful boundaries. Asking for help when necessary.
Identifying and responding to problems/issues accurately and taking on projects with zeal and energy. Accepting responsibility for their actions.
Collaborating with colleagues and specialists from different organisations in a cooperative and harmonious manner. Having an approachable and friendly demeanour so that people feel at ease approaching them for assistance or direction.
DELIVER, SUPPORT, & INSPIRE
Being willing and ready to take on difficult duties in order to improve the police service’s production. Demonstrating a grasp of how their work benefits the police force. Taking a diligent and tenacious approach to police work, always striving to deliver the finest service possible.
Before making a decision, recognise the necessity of critical thought, analysis, and careful evaluation. Analysing and evaluating data in a timely and correct manner and ensuring logic and solid reasoning are used to solve difficulties.
INNOVATIVE & OPEN MINDED
Being receptive to new ideas, perspectives, and perceptions. Sharing thoughts and suggestions with coworkers in order to improve present police practise. Reflecting on their own work habits and how they may improve them. Adapting to changing conditions and requirements.