311-1-06 Bike patrol uniform.

(A) The bike patrol uniform shall consist, at a minimum, of the following items of clothing and uniform items:

(1) Uniform shirt:

(a) During the summer, from may sixteenth to September fifteenth, personnel assigned to bike patrol shall wear

(I) A bike patrol knit shirt conforming to the specifications of rule 311-1-06.1 of the Administrative Code, or

(II) A short-sleeve Class B shirt conforming to the specifications of rules 311-1-03.3 and 311-1-03.4 of the Administrative Code;

(II) The choice of uniform shirt for summer bike patrol duty is the sheriff's option. Use of the bike patrol knit shirt is recommended when bike patrol is assigned as regular duty. Use of the short-sleeve Class B shirt is recommended when bike patrol is assigned as occasional duty or for short periods of time.

(b) During the remainder of the year, from september sixteenth to may fifteenth, the uniform shirt for bike patrol shall be a long-sleeve Class B shirt, conforming to the specifications of rules 311-1-03.3 and 311-1-03.4 of the Administrative Code;

(2) Uniform trousers or shorts;

(a) During the summer, from May sixteenth to September fifteenth, personnel assigned to bike patrol shall wear bike patrol shorts conforming to the specifications of rule 311-1-06.2 of the Administrative Code.

(b) During the remainder of the year, from September sixteenth to May fifteenth, personnel assigned to bike patrol shall wear

(i) Bike patrol trousers conforming to the specifications of rule 311-1-06.2 of the Administrative Code, or

(ii) Class B trousers conforming to the specifications of rules 311-1-03.1 and 311-1-03.2 of the Administrative Code.

(iii) The choice of uniform trousers for winter bike patrol duty is the sheriff's option. Use of bike patrol trousers is recommended when bike patrol is assigned as regular duty. Use of one hundred per cent polyester Class B trousers is recommended when bike patrol is assigned as occasional duty or for short periods of time;

(3) Padded liner, conforming to the specifications of rule 311-1-06.4 of the Administrative Code, worn under the uniform trousers or shorts;

(4) A bicycle helmet conforming to the specifications of rule 311-1-06.6 of the Administrative Code;

(5) Footwear conforming to the specifications of rule 311-1-06.6 or 311-1-12 of the Administrative Code; and

(6) All mandatory uniform items specified in rules 311-1-13 to 311-1-15 of the Administrative Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/13/2014 and 06/12/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 311.28
Rule Amplifies: 311.28
Prior Effective Dates: 12/15/2001