INTRODUCTION

Recon Investigations Inc. has a mission TO SURFACE AS A PRIME, PROFESSIONAL PROVIDER OF ETHICAL, TIMELY INVESTIGATIVE SOLUTIONS. To achieve our objectives, Recon addresses the needs of clients,  including but not limited to, those searching for missing persons and those victimized by social deception and/or fraud. While providing services to Canadians, employees work with each other and the public.

As a result, Recon’s Code of Conduct is intended to provide Recon Investigations Inc. the capacity to build upon its credible reputation with clients, colleagues, the Alberta Association of Private Investigators (AAPI), employees and the public at large.  All investigators employed by Recon Investigations Inc., or working as third party service providers, having contact with clients and members of the public are bound by this Code of Conduct. The Code is organized into categories, as follows:

Service:

  1. Always act with fairness, honesty, integrity and openness; respect the opinions of others and treat all with equality and dignity without regard to gender, race, colour, creed, ancestry, place of origin, political beliefs, religion, marital status, disability, age, or sexual orientation.
  2. As ambassadors of Recon Investigations Inc., implement the agency’s mission, values and ethics when interacting with members of the public.
  3. Always offer a valued service to clients and colleagues.

Accountability:

  1. Comply with all federal, provincial and municipal laws, the policies of the Security Services and Investigators Program and of Recon Investigations Inc.
  2. Respect and use all property and equipment in accordance with the terms and conditions of the individual licensee’s license and employer policy, and including but not limited to the safe operation of motor vehicles.
  3. Comply with the terms and conditions of the individual’s license including all parts of Recon Investigations Inc (the business licensee’s) code of conduct for individual licensees.
  4. Engage in orderly, respectful and appropriate conduct, and take responsibility for your actions.
  5. In order to facilitate the effective resolution of problems in a proactive manner, report all adverse information, complaints and reports about any other licensee,
  6. Make or sign truthful and accurate statements,
  7. Abstain from the use of controlled drugs and controlled substances under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada), and
  8. Abstain from possessing or consuming alcohol while on duty, except in the performance of the individual licensee’s duties.

Confidentiality:   As outlined in Recon’s Code of Ethics and Privacy Policy

  1. Respect and maintain the confidentiality of individual personal information as described within the 10 Privacy Principles of  Alberta’s Privacy of Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
  2. Respect and maintain the confidentiality of information gleaned within the scope of investigations, including, but not limited to, data provided by client pertaining to client and/or to subject, all computer software and files, business documents and printouts, records, search results, social media research findings, surveillance observations and reports.

Consequences

  1. All employees and businesses licensed under the Security Services and Investigators Act are required to adhere to and abide by their agency’s Code of Conduct as approved by the Province.
  2. All Code of Conduct violations must be reported to the Security Services and Investigators Program.
  3. Violations of this code may result in disciplinary action up to and including suspension/cancellation of the offender’s license and termination of employment.