Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-9-.08 - Law Enforcement Action in Off-Duty Police Employment

A sworn member engaged in off-duty police employment is expected to take appropriate law enforcement action when a serious violation or life-threatening situation occurs (such as the commission of a felony). A sworn member responding under these conditions is considered "on-duty" and shall be afforded all protection consistent with the position of a sworn member. Law enforcement decisions must be made in accordance with Georgia Department of Public Safety policies, procedures, training, rules and regulations.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-9-.08
O.C.G.A. ยง 35-2-3.
Original Rule entitled "Revocation of Permit" was filed on September 30, 1969; effective October 19, 1969. Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule of same title adopted. Filed September 14, 1978; effective October 4, 1978. Amended: Rule repealed. Filed September 8, 1987; effective September 28, 1987. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Law Enforcement Action in Off-Duty Police Employment" adopted. F. Aug. 6, 1992; eff. Aug. 26, 1992. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Law Enforcement Action in Off-Duty Policy Employment" adopted. F. Feb. 2, 1995; eff. Feb. 22, 1995. Amended: F. Jul. 2, 2013; eff. July 22, 2013. Amended: F. Nov. 25, 2015; eff. Dec. 18, 2015 Amended: F. Dec. 16, 2019; eff. Jan. 5, 2020.

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