On my honor, I will never betray my badge or my profession; my integrity or my character, or the public trust. I will have the courage to hold myself and others accountable for our actions. I will seek to uphold the laws of this country, the State of Texas, my community, and the agency I serve.
Accountability means that you are answerable and responsible to your oath of office.
The badge is the symbol of your office.
Betray is defined as breaking faith with the public trust.
Character means the qualities that distinguish an individual.
The community is the jurisdiction and citizens served.
Courage is having the strength to withstand unethical pressure, fear or danger.
Honor means that one's word is given as a guarantee.
Integrity is being the same person in both private and public life.
Public Trust is a charge of duty imposed in faith toward those you serve.