Flashcards in Procedure 904-Limited Duty Assignments Deck (22):
.01A. This procedure establishes a process for the assignment of officers to limited duty positions that are unable to perform regular duty functions due to a;
temporary disability caused by an occupational injury, an occupational disease, or a non-occupational condition.
.03A. Officers who are temporarily disabled due to an occupational injury, an occupational disease or a non-occupational condition, and as a result, are unable to perform their regularly assigned duties, are eligible for;
limited duty assignments.
.03B. Officers who are temporarily disabled, must advise the attending physician that there are;
limited duty positions available within the S.A.P.D.
.03C. Officers who are placed on limited duty by a physician shall immediately call the;
Office of the Chief for instructions on limited duty assignments.
.03C. In the event the officer is placed on limited duty after normal business hours, 0745 –1630 hours (Monday – Friday), he shall immediately call the;
Office of the Chief, the next business day.
.03D. Limited duty assignments are made on a basis of;
availability of limited duty positions and time of application.
.03D. Who determines limited duty positions?
The Office of the Chief
.03E. Limited duty assignments: SAPD Form #172, Physician Authorization for Injury /Non-occupational Condition Status, is required, and must state that the disabled officer is;
unable to perform his regularly assigned duties, but is able to perform in a limited duty assignment.
.03E. Limited duty assignments: SAPD Form #172, Physician Authorization for Injury /Non-occupational Condition Status, is required, and must state the officer's
physical or mental condition is such as to allow for a satisfactory performance in a limited duty position.
.03E. While on limited duty status, officers shall not participate in any physical exertion or activity, whether on or off duty, which may or has the potential to;
aggravate or prolong the original injury or cause a new injury.
.03E. Duty hours and relief days during a limited duty assignment are assigned by the;
unit director or detail
supervisor. Night and weekend duty may be required.
.03E. A limited duty assignment starts from the date of the occupational injury, occupational disease, non-occupational condition, or the date the first distinct manifestation of the injury or disease occurred, and the time period is for a;
maximum of (12) months.
.03E. Who may extend this period if recovery appears imminent?
The Chief of Police
.04A. These officers are given preference in assignment to limited duty positions over officers with conditions.
officers with occupational injuries or diseases.
.04B. When all limited duty positions are filled by officers with occupational injuries or diseases and additional officers with occupational injuries or disease request limited duty assignments, such officers are;
placed on a stand-by list until limited duty positions become available.
.04C. If a limited duty position is open and not needed for an officer who has an occupational injury or disease, the position;
may be filled by an officer with a non-occupational condition.
.04D. Should a limited duty position be filled by an officer who has a non-occupational condition, when an officer who has an occupational injury requests a limited duty assignment, such officer is
displaced by the officer who has an occupational injury .
.04D. The officer who is displaced is the officer with the non-occupational condition who has been;
most recently assigned to a limited duty position.
.04D. The displaced officer is assigned the next available;
limited duty position, but again may be subject to displacement by an officer with an occupational injury or disease.
.05. Officers who are pregnant shall be handled in the same manner as all other officers who have.
.06A. An officer on limited duty assignment who has recovered from his occupational injury, occupational disease, or nonoccupational condition shall present SAPD Form #172, completed by a physician stating the officer may return to regular duty, to the;
Office of the Chief.