Pawn Brokers Code of Ethics
Ohio Pawnbroker Association member shops are
dedicated to the highest standards of honesty, integrity and customer
Our members commit to a Code of Ethics
- Strive to
conduct their business in such a manner as to enhance and promote
the positive and professional image of all pawnbrokers.
their place of business and its operation in a manner that will
reflect credit and professionalism on the pawn industry.
Transact business with customers
and the general public in an honest, forthright manner making
service with integrity a constant goal.
Engage in fair and vigorous
competition to stimulate the continued growth and evolution of the
Obey all laws enacted by the
local, state and federal government and assist in the prosecution of
those who do not.
Strive to establish positive and
long-lasting relations with our local, state and federal government
Maintain a united commitment to
respect and protect the constitutional rights and the financial
well-being of Association members and their customers.
Assist the Ohio Pawnbrokers
Association in promoting a positive image of the profession.
Strive to promote the Association
to potential new members and provide assistance to the Association
in its efforts to increase membership.
Assist the Association as
requested in its day-to-day operations, participate in its annual
elections and cooperate in special projects and investigations.
Endeavor to maintain a financial
commitment to the Association.
the policies and procedures of the Association in a manner conducive
to the benefit and welfare of the Association, its members and their