Director of security
association and any OTB facility operator shall employ a full time director of
security who shall be licensed by the executive director. The director of
security, the authorized representative or, in the absence of security,
facility management shall be responsible to:
(1) Supervise the entrance to and exit from
the OTB facilities, and supervise the entrance to and exit from every gate
within the grounds of the association at all times during the scheduled meet of
(2) Supervise all
security personnel in the constant search for undesirables and expulsion of
same from the facility;
Investigate and report in a timely manner to both the division and the
association any action or allegation of action on anyone's part which may
endanger the honest operation of any facility; and
inclusive, of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies and association
rules, whether the violator is a patron or employee, and assist in the
apprehension of offending parties and expulsion of same, if requested by either
the association or the division.
Crowd control. At least
fifteen (15) days before the start of the initial meet of any calendar year,
the association or facility operator shall provide the division with a plan for
crowd control and thereafter shall notify the division of any amendments to
such plan, which are subject to the division's approval.
Daily security or incident
report. The track or fronton security department and any other law
enforcement agency employed by the association to act in, on or about the
licensed premises of any facility, shall furnish a copy of their daily security
report, and any incident reports, together with any additional pertinent
information, to the division. The copy shall be delivered to the division
personnel at the facility upon the close of each operating day, or furnished to
the division immediately upon demand. The association shall likewise furnish
the division with copies of any other police reports of which it comes into
Responsibility of association
(1) Each association through its director of
security shall police its grounds at all times in such a manner as to preclude
the admission of any person in and around the kennels, paddock area, players'
quarters, parking area or other restricted areas of a facility excepting those
duly licensed by the division, and authorized by the association. If the
division finds that the restricted areas of an association are not being
properly policed and unauthorized persons are found in and around these areas,
the division shall take all action appropriate under chapter 226 of the
Connecticut General Statutes including, but not limited to, fine(s), license
suspension or license revocation.
(2) A jai alai association, through its
director of security, shall supervise all entrances to and exits from the
players' quarters and shall secure such entrances at least one (1) hour before
the start of the first game of a performance and shall insure that the same
remain secured throughout the performance.
(3) Each greyhound association through its
director of security shall furnish as approved by the division complete
security service night and day in and about all kennel enclosures and shall
furnish to the division a complete list showing name, duty, place stationed and
portions of enclosures supervised by such security officers.
(4) Each association through its director of
security shall police its grounds in such a manner as to properly protect the
public and maintain order, and to refuse admission to and eject from its
premises any and all undesirable persons.
No admittance without
license. No unlicensed person shall be permitted to enter in or about
any restricted areas or other areas requiring authorization from the division.
Admittance to the kennels is prohibited unless a valid owner's, trainer's,
kennel employee's, veterinarian's license or temporary badge has been issued by
prohibited. No association or persons shall knowingly permit any minor
to enter a facility nor shall any minor be permitted to place a bet, directly
or indirectly, at any off-track betting facility or by telephone. The division,
an association or an OTB facility operator shall have the right to require
patrons to produce proof of age and identity. An association shall be fined not
more than fifty dollars per violation if any minor is found at its facility in
violation of this subsection. Any occupational licensee who violates this
section shall be fined not more than twenty-five dollars per violation.
Pursuant to section
of the Connecticut General Statutes, nothing in this subsection shall be
construed to prohibit any minor from entering onto a parking area at any
building or establishment when authorized off-track betting takes place or at
any racetrack or fronton when any authorized meeting takes place for the
purpose of attending an event at which gambling activities do not
minors. Minors sixteen years of age or older may be licensed by the
division provided written permission from a parent or guardian is filed with
report of arrests. It shall be the duty of each association, through its
director of security, to notify the division in writing, in a timely manner, of
all ejections and arrests, giving names, addresses and offenses.
Weapons, alcoholic beverages and
(1) No person shall carry or
display on the premises of the association any firearm or other dangerous
weapon, unless as a law enforcement officer or association security
(2) No person shall
possess at any facility, any alcoholic beverage unless the beverage is
purchased on the premises.
person shall possess at any facility, any narcotic or other controlled
substance unless under written prescription by a licensed physician.
Nightly log, recording
disturbances. Where applicable, a log shall be maintained by the
association security stating in detail any disturbances, drunkenness or
disorderly conduct in and about the kennel area, giving in detail where
applicable the names, badge numbers and license numbers of any persons
committing any offenses whatsoever.
Kennel and compound
(1) All incidents relating to
improper activities or suspicious occurrences in kennels and compounds shall be
immediately reported by owners, trainers or other kennel employees to the
director of security or other track officials as well as to the duly authorized
representative of the division.
A copy of the association security rules shall be posted inside every kennel or
furnished to every kennel owner or trainer.
(3) No person shall be permitted in the
kennel area proper except the owner, trainer, kennel operator, kennel helpers,
association representatives and authorized division personnel.
(4) Trucks and trailers shall be driven only
by licensed kennel personnel and shall be inspected by them prior to the
loading of greyhounds.
division reserves the right to disapprove the type, quality or grade of food
delivered for use in the kennels. Food deliveries shall be made directly to
kennel personnel and shall be properly secured upon delivery. Food purveyor
personnel shall secure a signed delivery receipt from a licensed kennel
employee at the time of each delivery.
Trespassers to be ejected.
Any person going upon the surface of the race track or into the winners
enclosure without the permission of the racing judges, shall be ejected
promptly from the premises of the association.