Internal Investigations. (A) The parties recognize that Florida Highway Patrol personnel occupy a special place in American society. Therefore, it is understood that the state has the right to expect that a professional standard of conduct be adhered to by all Florida Highway Patrol personnel regardless of rank or assignment. Since internal investigations may be undertaken to inquire into complaints of Florida Highway Patrol misconduct, the state reserves the right to conduct such investigations to uncover the facts in each case, but expressly agrees to carefully guard and protect the rights and dignity of accused personnel. In the course of an internal investigation, the investigative methods employed will be consistent with the law (including but not limited to section 112.532, Florida Statutes) and this agreement; nothing in this agreement, however, shall be deemed to diminish the rights of employees under applicable law.
Internal Investigations. Bargaining unit members required to respond to questions during internal investigations shall, when applicable, be informed of their constitutional rights and responsibilities. Before a bargaining unit member may be charged with insubordination or like offense for refusing to answer questions or participate in an investigation, he shall be advised that such conduct, if continued, may be the basis for such a charge. All members shall be obligated to cooperate in any investigation conducted. At any time a formal investigation concerning a bargaining unit member occurs wherein disciplinary action of record (reprimand of record, suspension, reduction, or removal) will or may result, the member will be notified when he is first questioned, that such result is possible. When a bargaining unit member suspected of a violation is being interviewed, such interview shall be recorded at the request of either party by the requesting party. If recordings are made the other party shall be provided a copy. Nothing herein shall be construed as restricting members of the bargaining unit from reporting violations of Departmental rules or policy committed by other members of the bargaining unit. All employees of the bargaining unit shall be responsible for reporting violations of Department rules and regulations, statutes, and appropriate standards of conduct. If any of the procedures of this Article are violated, such violations shall be subject to the grievance procedure.
Internal Investigations. The Employer shall give employees notice of the status of internal investigations when completed and the disposition thereof within fourteen (14) days of the disposition. If an internal investigation is not sustained, within fourteen (14) days of the determination of not sustained the Employer shall notify the officer in writing that the investigation was not sustained.
Internal Investigations. The parties recognize that law enforcement personnel occupy a unique position in our community and, therefore, expect its law enforcement personnel to adhere to a standard of conduct which contributes to the safety and welfare of students and employees and harmonious community relations. Accordingly, when a complaint about an employee is received and further administrative action is warranted, the following procedures will be implemented:
Internal Investigations. X. Xxxxx to be being questioned as a suspect in any investigation that may lead to criminal charges against him, an employee shall be advised of his constitutional rights in accordance with the applicable law.
Internal Investigations. Section 11.1 Whenever a bargaining unit member is notified to report for any internal investigation or is contacted by an Internal Affairs investigator, an Equal Employment Opportunity Officer (EEO) or a Supervisor, who has been requested to contact the employee, concerning any internal affairs or EEO investigation or complaint, that member shall be provided in writing, on a form developed by the Sheriff, with the nature of the complaint and shall be given an opportunity, within a reasonable time period of not less than seventy-two (72) hours, to contact a Union Officer for the purpose of obtaining a Union representative, or an attorney, prior to being interviewed. If requested by the bargaining unit member, the Union representative or the attorney shall be allowed to accompany the member during all interview sessions. During an interview session, if the member chooses to obtain an attorney, the interview session shall cease until an attorney is obtained or advice acquired within a reasonable time period of not less than seventy-two (72) hours. The bargaining unit member and the Internal Affairs Bureau may waive the seventy-two (72) hour time limit by mutual agreement.
Internal Investigations. 21.1 An employee who is the subject of an investigation shall be advised of the general nature of the investigation. To the extent reasonable under the circumstances, this information shall be provided at least eight hours prior to interview of the employee, unless the employee waives this requirement.
Internal Investigations. Except for audits performed in the Ordinary Course of Business, there are no internal investigations or inquiries being conducted by the Company, its Subsidiaries or any third party at the request of the Company or its Subsidiaries concerning any financial, accounting, conflict of interest, illegal activity, fraudulent or deceptive conduct or other material misfeasance or malfeasance issues.