Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-9-.04 - General Provisions

(1) Sworn members desiring to work off-duty police employment shall arrange such employment with the understanding that all matters related to the off-duty police employment shall be conducted at a time when the sworn member is not on duty.
(2) No scheduling, arranging employment, replacements, delivering paychecks, or any other off-duty police employment-related matters shall be performed while the sworn member is on duty with the Department of Public Safety; provided, however, that for off-duty police employment for which the DPS officer receives his pay through the Department, the prohibition against the delivery of paychecks shall not apply.
(3) Sworn members are prohibited from leaving their assigned duty work zone for the purpose of off-duty police employment.
(4) Sworn members are prohibited from visiting off-duty work sites while on regularly assigned patrol shifts.
(5) Sworn members are prohibited from adjusting work schedules in order to accommodate off-duty police employment opportunities except when personally approved by the Post Commander or immediate supervisor.
(6) Sworn members working off-duty police employment in plain clothes shall be governed by DPS Policy regarding outside employment.
(7) Off-duty police employment is prohibited with a private employer when the employer is involved in a labor strike. In cases where a private employer becomes involved in a labor strike subsequent to approval by the Commissioner, the approval shall be considered immediately withdrawn.
(8) All law enforcement decisions will be made by the sworn member and not by the off-duty police employer.
(9) Use of a department vehicle for off-duty police employment requires written approval in advance by the Commissioner and the vehicle shall be used only in the manner and for the purpose approved.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-9-.04
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 35-2-3, 35-2-15.
Original Rule entitled "Permits" was filed on November 8, 1968; effective November 27, 1968. Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule of same title adopted. Filed September 14, 1978; effective October 4, 1978. Amended: Filed August 5, 1982; effective August 25, 1982. Amended: Rule repealed. Filed September 8, 1987; effective September 28, 1987. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Unacceptable Employment" adopted. F. Aug. 6, 1992; eff. Aug. 26, 1992. Repealed: New Rule entitled "General Provisions" adopted. F. Feb. 2, 1995; eff. Feb. 22, 1995. Amended: F. Nov. 22, 1999; eff. Dec. 12, 1999. Amended: F. Jul. 2, 2013; eff. July 22, 2013. Amended: F. Oct. 7, 2016; eff. Oct. 27, 2016. Amended: F. Dec. 16, 2019; eff. Jan. 5, 2020.

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