4501:2-6-01 Definitions.

(A) "Administrative investigation" means any investigation or inquiry conducted by a supervisor, or other person specifically designated by a supervisor into the alleged improper conduct by any member.

(B) "Commissioned officer" means the rank of lieutenant and above.

(C) "Deadly force" means any force which carries a substantial risk that it will proximately result in the death or serious bodily injury of any person.

(D) "Division" means the Ohio state highway patrol.

(E) "Member" means any sworn officer, except police officers, employed by the Ohio state highway patrol.

(F) "Officer in charge" means an officer designated with the responsibility for a specific shift or assignment.

(G) "On duty" means any of the following:

(1) In uniform and performing job related activities; or

(2) Acting pursuant to an order from a supervisor or engaged in or carrying out any duty required of a member; or

(3) Operating or being a passenger in motor equipment owned or leased by the division or the state of Ohio.

(H) "Supervisor" means the rank of sergeant and above.

Replaces: 4501:2-6-01

Effective: 04/29/2011
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: R.C. 5503.03
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 5503.03
Prior Effective Dates: 8/1/67, 3/24/84, 8/9/91