EMS1 Ethics and Standards
Lexipol is committed to conducting our business in accordance with the highest standards of business ethics.
EMS1 editorial standards promote accuracy, fairness, balance and accountability. Editorial direction for EMS1 is set with input from the Editorial Advisory Board to meet industry needs and promote the advancement of the industry and the safety of those who serve their communities.
EMS1 content is sourced with full attribution from national and local news outlets, industry experts and staff, and edited by editorial staff.
Embargoes and confidential sources are honored.
Any errors discovered are corrected, and significant changes are identified for readers with an editor’s note.
EMS1 editorial staff strive to conduct the company’s business in an honest and ethical manner, maintaining independence and objectivity from the interests of our advertisers.
Within the Lexipol organization there is a clear distinction between editorial and advertising. Editorial reporting and analysis is conducted independent from sales, and advertisers do not have influence on or access to the editorial articles we publish.
Sponsored content is clearly marked.
Editorial staff will avoid any relationships that might impair our objectivity and authors will disclose any conflicts of interest.