I regard myself as a proud member of an important and honorable profession. "Honor" and "Responsibility" are words which hold a special meaning for me. I must seek knowledge and skills related to my chosen profession. My official conduct will be above reproach, stressing honesty and sincerity. I am obligated to serve my clients loyally, and to perform my services without personal prejudices. I pledge to give earnest effort and best thought to the performance of my duties. I will conduct all matters in a diligent and thorough manner, in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws, and with due respect for the rights and privacies of those involved. I will protect the confidentiality of my investigations, pursuant to WV Code §30-18-8. I will respect my fellow investigators/security professionals as I do myself. I promise to defend my fellow investigators'/security professionals' honor and lives as I would my own. On my honor, I pledge to abide by the above Code of Conduct.