Procedia Economics and Finance, Volume 28, 2015, Pages 121-125

CASE STUDY ON INTEGRITY AMONG ROYAL MALAYSIAN POLICE (RMP): AN ETHICAL PERSPECTIVE

Haniza Hanim Mustaffa Bakri, Jamaliah Said, Zulyanti Abd Karim

Abstract


Recently, unethical misconduct among government officers have been a major concern both in developed as well as developing countries. Government servant such as Police officer can easily abuse their powers or exploit their position for personal gains which subsequently will tarnish the image of public sector as a whole. This study aims to assess the current level of integrity among RMP officers. Data collected from 189 RMP revealed that respondents perceived all of the situations given in the questionnaires are serious problems, thus showing that they have high integrity among RMP.

Keywords : Integrity; government officers; ethical