Bill of Rights. 11.1 Whenever a law enforcement officer is under investigation and subject to interrogation or interview by members of his/her agency for any reason which could lead to disciplinary action, demotion, or dismissal, such interrogation shall be conducted under the following conditions:
Bill of Rights. In an effort to ensure that investigations, as designated by the Chief of Police of the Renton Police Department, are conducted in a manner which is conducive to good order and discipline, the Renton Police Guild shall be entitled to the protection of what shall hereafter be termed as the “Police Officers’ Bill of Rights.”
Bill of Rights. Employees of the Department hold a unique status as law enforcement officers in that the nature of their office and employment involves the exercise of the police power of the Town and the security of the community depends to a great extent on the manner in which the officers perform their duty. Their employment is in the nature of a public trust. It is also recognized that officers have certain rights under the State and Federal Constitutions, pursuant to the current decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, and in accordance with this Agreement. In accordance therewith, the Town and the Association have established the following procedures with respect to investigations and discipline. An employee who has successfully completed the probationary period shall not be disciplined except for just cause. It is understood that these procedures shall not apply in instances where the officer is the subject of a criminal investigation. In such an instance, the officer who is the subject of the criminal investigation shall be given all rights pursuant to the current provisions of law and decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Bill of Rights. Individual rights of employees in the Anchorage Police Department shall not be violated. To insure this, the following shall represent the Employee's Bill of Rights:
Bill of Rights. The State and the PBA agree that members of the Division of State Police covered by this Agreement possess the following rights to be exercised in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement: member shall be entitled to present grievances pursuant to the grievance procedure set forth in this Agreement; member shall be entitled to PBA representation at each and every step of the grievance procedure as set forth in this Agreement; member shall be entitled to the rights enumerated in the Member's Rights Article 16 of this Agreement in administrative investigation and interrogation conducted by the Division as described in such Article; in a disciplinary proceeding instituted pursuant to Rule 3 (Disciplinary Action) of the NYSP Administrative Manual, a member shall be entitled to PBA representation and/or counsel of the member's choice, as provided for in that Rule; member shall not be coerced or intimidated or suffer any reprisals either directly or indirectly which may adversely affect the member's hours, wages or working conditions as a result of the exercise of his rights under this Agreement; member is entitled to exercise applicable rights under Article 14 of the Civil Service Law free from coercion, intimidation or reprisal from the State and the PBA; as provided for in Rule 3 (Disciplinary Action) of the NYSP Administrative Manual, the State shall bear the burden of proof in disciplinary hearings.