Mechelle C. Gempesao, Nestor C. Nabe, Carmelita B. Chavez, Roberto R. Magbojos


The purpose of this research study is to determine the service engagement of police personnel as a function of the transformation leadership of commissioned officers and mediated by their personal ethics. The researcher surveyed 348 Police Officers, selected using a stratified technique. Data were gathered using standardized, adapted instruments. Data were analyzed and interpreted using Mean, Pearson Product Moment Correlation, Medgraph using Sobel z-test, and Path-analysis. The study findings revealed as follow: the personal ethics of police personnel, transformational leadership of commissioned officers and service engagement of police personnel obtained a very high level. A significant correlation between the transformational leadership of commissioned officers and the service engagement of police personnel was observed. There is also a significant correlation between the transformational leadership of commissioned officers and the personal ethics of police officers; and, as well as the personal ethics and service engagement of police personnel. The test of mediation revealed that personal ethics partial mediates the relationship between transformational leadership of police commissioned officers and service engagement of personnel: the mediating role of personal ethics.


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