SECTION III PERSONNEL

 

CHAPTER 3-1           EMPLOYMENT GENERALLY

 

3-1-1               Objective

3-1-2               Policy

3-1-3               Equal Opportunity Employer

3-1-4               Procedure

3-1-5               Applicant Process

3-1-6               Selection Process Definitions      

3-1-7               Sworn Positions

3-1-8               Requirements During Testing

3-1-9               Reinstatement

3-1-10             Personnel Files

3-1-11             Schedules

 

CHAPTER 3-2           INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS OF ALLEGED OFFICER                                                     MISCONDUCT

 

3-2-1               Objective

3-2-2               Policy

3-2-3               Complaint Procedure

3-2-4               Duties of Internal Affairs Sergeant

3-2-5               Record of Complaints

3-2-6               Immediate Supervisor=s Responsibility

3-2-7               Copy Furnished to Citizen Complainant

3-2-8                Incidents Investigated by Internal Affairs

3-2-9               Time Limits of Internal Investigations

3-2-10             Obligations to Appear and Give Information

3-2-11             Request for Outside Law Enforcement Agency to Investigate

3-2-12             Disposition of Incidents

3-2-13             Employee Rights and Responsibilities

3-2-14             Employee Submission to Investigate Aids During Internal Investigations

3-2-15             Determination of Internal Investigations

3-2-16             Investigative Procedure

3-2-17             Classification of Allegation

3-2-18             Corrective Procedures 

 

CHAPTER 3-3           POLYGRAPH AND C.V.S.A. EXAMINATIONS

 

3-3-1               Objective

3-3-2               Policy

3-3-3               Procedure

3-3-4               Definition

3-3-5               Questions During Polygraph


3-3-6               Right to Counsel

3-3-7               Failure to Obey Order for Testing

3-3-8               Pre-Test Interview

3-3-9               During Test

3-3-10             Termination of Test

 

CHAPTER 3-4           DISCIPLINE

 

3-4-1               Objective

3-4-2               Policy

3-4-3               Procedure

3-4-4               Positive Discipline

3-4-5               Punitive Discipline

3-4-6               Progressive Discipline

3-4-7               Due Process During Discipline

3-4-8               Request For Hearing

3-4-9               No Hearing Requested

3-4-10             Extraordinary Conditions

3-4-11             Appeals

3-4-12             Maintenance of Disciplinary Actions

3-4-13             Personnel Early Warning System

3-4-14             Supervisor Responsibility

3-4-15             Early Warning System Review

 

CHAPTER 3-5           GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES   (Updated 10/01/02)

 

3-5-1               Objective

3-5-2               Policy

3-5-3               Grievance Procedure

3-5-4               Freedom from Discrimination or Reprisal

3-5-5               Supervisor=s Response

3-5-6               Chief=s Response

3-5-7               City Manager=s Response

3-5-8               Maintenance of Files

3-5-9               Annual Analysis

3-5-10             Coordination of Benefits

 

CHAPTER 3-6           LEAVE/VACATION    (Updated 10/29/02)

 

3-6-1               Objective

3-6-2               Policy

3-6-3               Procedure

3-6-4               Administrative Leave

3-6-5               Holiday Leave

3-6-6               Vacation Leave


3-6-7               Sick Leave

 

CHAPTER 3-7           REPORTING ON -THE-JOB INJURIES

 

3-7-1               Objective                    

3-7-2               Policy

3-7-3               Procedure

3-7-4               Report Forwarded to Supervisor

3-7-5               Investigation of Injury

3-7-6               Filing of Civil Suits

 

CHAPTER 3-8           EMPLOYEE EVALUATIONS

 

3-8-1               Objective

3-8-2               Policy

3-8-3               Procedure

3-8-4               Probationary Employee Evaluations

3-8-5               Annual Evaluations

3-8-6               Notification of Unsatisfactory Performance

3-8-7               Review of Evaluations

3-8-8               Evaluations Dissemination

3-8-9               Retention of Evaluations

3-8-10             General Explanation of the Evaluation process

3-8-11             Types of Evaluations

3-8-12             Summary of Instructions

 

CHAPTER 3-9           DRUG AND ALCOHOL USE POLICY

 

3-9-1               Objective

3-9-2               Policy

3-9-3               Procedure

3-9-4               Testing Procedures

3-9-5               Searches

3-9-6               Employee Assistance Program

3-9-7               Confidentiality

3-9-8               Testing for the Use of Drugs

3-9-9               Disciplinary Action

3-9-10             Prescription Drugs

3-9-11             Searches in the Work Place

3-9-12             Drug Testing of Employees

3-9-13             Confidentiality of Information

 

CHAPTER 3-10         INFECTIOUS DISEASE CONTROL

 

3-10-1             Objective


3-10-2             Policy

3-10-3             Procedures/Guidelines

3-10-4             Definitions

3-10-5             Equipment Items

3-10-6             Disposable Gloves

3-10-7             Pocket Masks

3-10-8             Other Protective Items

3-10-9             Searches

3-10-10           Sharp Objects

3-10-11           Clean up Procedures

3-10-12           Reporting Procedures

3-10-13           Evidence

3-10-14           Materials and Equipment

 

CHAPTER 3-11         PAY PLAN

 

3-11-1             Salary/Pay Plan

 

CHAPTER 3-12         INTRA-DEPARTMENTAL VACANCIES

 

3-12-1             Objective

3-12-2             Policy

3-12-3             Procedure/Guidelines

3-12-4             Eligibility Requirements

3-12-5             Application Procedure

3-12-6             The Applicant Review Committee

3-12-7             Applicant Selection

3-12-8             Supervisory Transfers

3-12-9             Filling of Vacancies and Intra-Departmental Transfers

 

CHAPTER 3-13         WORKPLACE HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION

 

3-13-1             Objective

3-13-2             Policy

3-13-3             Prohibited Conduct - Sexual Harassment

3-13-4             Prohibited Conduct - General Harassment                   

3-13-5             Employee and Supervisor Responsibility

3-13-6             Complaint Process

3-13-7             Reporting Process

3-13-8             Investigation of Alleged Complaints

3-13-9             Employee Cooperation

3-13-10           Disciplinary Action

3-13-11           Confidentiality

3-13-12           Maintenance of Files

3-13-13           Retaliation       


CHAPTER 3-14         PROMOTIONAL PROCEDURE FOR MAJOR, CAPTAIN,  LIEUTENANT, SERGEANT AND CORPORAL

 

3-14-1             Objective

3-14-2             Administrative Responsibility

3-14-3             Definitions

3-14-4             General Provisions

3-14-5             Eligibility Requirements for Major

3-14-6             Eligibility Requirements for Captain

3-14-7             Eligibility Requirements for Lieutenant

3-14-8             Eligibility Requirements for Sergeant

3-14-9             Promotional Procedures for Sergeant and Lieutenant

3-14-10           Promotional/Appointment Procedure for Major and Captain

3-14-11           Promotional and Assignment Decisions

3-14-12           Review of Promotional Process

3-14-13           Effect of Disciplinary Action                 

3-14-14           Testing Materials and Records Keeping Requirements

3-14-15           Base Qualifications and Eligibility Requirements

3-14-16           Annual Review

 

CHAPTER 3-15         OFF-DUTY (OUTSIDE) EMPLOYMENT

 

3-15-1             Objective

3-15-2             Policy

3-15-3             Definitions       

3-15-4             Procedure

3-15-5             Conditions of off Duty Employment

3-15-6              Reporting Responsibilities       

 

CHAPTER 3-16         PATROL OFFICER FIRST CLASS (PFC) PROGRAM

                                     (Updated 02/27/03)

 

3-16-1             Objective

3-16-2             Policy

3-16-3             Procedure

3-16-4             Application Process

3-16-5             Selection Process

 

CHAPTER 3-17         ALLOCATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF PERSONNEL

 

3-17-1             Objective

3-17-2             Policy

3-17-3             Calls for Service

3-17-4             Reporting Zones, Subdivision and Area Maps