Self Policing

Also found in: Dictionary.
Referring to any practice in which the members of a profession set and enforce quality-of-care standards and practise parameters
References in periodicals archive ?
By independently disclosing that Nestle customers had unwittingly bought products contaminated by the very worst labour abuses, the company said it was moving into a new era of self policing of its own supply chains.
The Ibrox chairman's bid to bin the bigots is based around self policing and the threat of taking no tickets for away games but there are doubts it will succeed.
The days of arrogant, self policing and vile dismissal of the pain caused to people in the Church's pastoral care must be put firmly in the past.
Effectively, they are self policing. A precedent is clearly being set.
Norton is a major proponent of "takings" laws that have the effect of providing compensation to property owners affected by environmental rulings, and she supported a 1994 Colorado law allowing "self policing" of the state's polluting industries.
Nestle's self policing is a step in the right direction for the food industry.
I lobbied the last government, as I continue to do this government, to destroy this dependency culture and give local communities the power for self policing. The government replies that it has done so: that police have to investigate (not act) only when a third complaint is received.
Now, having seen Rangers and their fans take one suggestion on board, let me help them by offering another idea which will provide an incentive towards self policing.