4501:2-6-06 Administrative investigation.

(A) When there is reason to believe that a member has violated a rule or regulation of the division, the directives of the superintendent, or of any criminal or civil statute(s), an administrative investigation shall be conducted.

(B) Administrative investigation

All administrative investigations shall be conducted in accordance with the directives established by the superintendent. Members shall be informed of all applicable rights.

(C) Discipline

Discipline for violations of the rules and regulations of the division may be given as follows:

(1) "Verbal reprimand" - with appropriate notation in employee's personnel file, may be given to a subordinate by any supervisor with the approval of the commander of the office of personnel or his/her designee.

(2) "Written reprimand" - may be assessed to a subordinate by a post commander or other commissioned officer with the approval of the commander of the office of personnel or his/her designee.

(3) "Suspension" or "Fine" - at the direction of the superintendent and with the approval of the director of the department of public safety, a member may be suspended or fined.

(4) "Demotion or removal" - at the direction of the superintendent, and with the approval of the director of the department of public safety, a member may be demoted or removed.

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, 2/1/96, 1/8/00