311-1-01 General uniform regulations.

(A) The uniform for Ohio county sheriffs and deputy sheriffs, male and female, shall consist only of the articles of clothing and other uniform items prescribed by this chapter of the Administrative Code.

(B) County sheriffs and deputy sheriffs shall be either fully in uniform or in civilian dress.

(1) Civilian clothing shall not be worn with any part of the uniform.

(2) No partial wearing of the uniform is allowed.

(C) The uniform shall be worn only during on-duty hours, while on extra or special duty work, or when otherwise authorized by the sheriff.

(D) All sheriff's employees shall be clean and well-groomed when on duty.

(E) It is recommended that deputies assigned to correctional duty not wear metal accessories or insignia.

(F) All uniform garments and items purchased on or after ninety days from the effective date of this rule shall conform to the requirements and specifications of this chapter.

Eff 7-1-76; 7-21-79; 12-15-01
Rule promulgated under: RC 111.15
Rule authorized by: RC 311.28
Rule amplifies: RC 311.28
Replaces: Part of former 311-1-01 and former 311-1-11
RC 119.032 review dates: DEC 15 2006