Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-9-.10 - Use of State Equipment in Off-Duty Police Employment

(1) When off-duty police employment is approved, the sworn member shall wear the Georgia Department of Public Safety uniform of the day and may use Georgia Department of Public Safety equipment issued to the sworn member.
(2) Sworn members are permitted to use the department vehicle as authorized by O.C.G.A. § 35-2-15, in the manner and for the purpose approved by the Commissioner prior to the use of the vehicle, and only in accordance with DPS policy.
(3) The Commissioner may require reimbursement for the use of the vehicle by the off-duty employer pursuant to a Department-approved, written agreement between the Department and the off-duty police employer. The Commissioner's determination shall be made before the off-duty employment begins. The off-duty employer shall be responsible for furnishing lodging and meals to the sworn member if the assignment requires an overnight stay.
(4) When operating a department vehicle which has been approved for off-duty police employment as authorized by O.C.G.A. § 35-2-15, the sworn member shall be acting within the scope of his or her official duties and employment, and shall be afforded liability coverage for claims arising out of such approved use of the vehicle.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-9-.10
O.C.G.A. §§ 35-2-3, 35-2-15.
Original Rule entitled "Standards of Conduct and Supervision" adopted. F. Aug. 6, 1992; eff. Aug. 26, 1992. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Use of State Equipment in Off-Duty Policy Employment" adopted. F. Feb. 2, 1995; eff. Feb. 22, 1995. Amended: F. Nov. 22, 1999; eff. Dec. 12, 1999. Amended: May 8, 2000; eff. May 28, 2000. 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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