Flashcards in Procedure 908-Mandatory Reassignments Deck (17):
.01. This procedure establishes a process for the temporary leave or reassignment of an officer involved in an incident, on-duty or off-duty, in which;
a person is seriously injured or dies as a result of the officer's action.
.01. An officer may also be placed on administrative duty or administrative leave if he is;
arrested, charged with a criminal offense or is under criminal investigation based on an allegation.
.02. The change in duty status of an officer arrested, charged with a criminal offense, or being investigated for a criminal offense does not;
reflect on the guilt or innocence.
.04A. When an officer is involved in an incident, on-duty or off-duty, in which a person is seriously injured or dies, to include any incident in which an officer suffers a gunshot wound, regardless of severity, the Chief of Police has delegated the authority to;
the Department Psychologist to make a determination as to whether the officer is placed on administrative leave or administrative duty.
.04A. Should the determination be that the officer is placed on administrative leave; the officer's unit/shift prepares the appropriate leave forms and;
submits the forms to the Office of the Chief for the Chief's signature.
.04A. The officer remains on administrative leave from the time of the incident until:
a. released from admin duty by the Psychologist; or
b. is returned to regular duty by the Chief of Police.
.04A. Should the determination be that the officer is placed on administrative duty the;
officer's Division Commander assigns the officer to administrative duties.
.04A. In the absence of the officer's Division Commander, the officer's;
Unit/Shift Director or Section Commander assigns the officer to administrative duties and submits a report to the Division Commander and the Office of the Chief.
.04A. Administrative duty assignments are those positions commonly known as desk, yeoman, or service area assignments and will be determined by;
.04A. Officers assigned to administrative duty, in accordance with this procedure, report for duty in civilian attire and are prohibited from;
wearing the San Antonio Police Department Uniform, and from operating or riding as a passenger in a marked police vehicle.
.04A. Officers placed directly on administrative duty following an incident will meet with the;
Police Psychologist to assess their fitness for duty prior to their return to full duty status.
.04A. The officer remains on administrative duty from the time of the incident until the Grand Jury makes a decision on the case; or the Chief of Police determines it is;
no longer necessary for the officer to remain on the administrative duty assignment
.04A. The Police Psychologist should be notified as soon as possible for the need of their services and should meet with the officer;
prior to being released in order to make a determination on the officer’s duty status.
.04A. If the incident requires that the officer is hospitalized, the officer will follow up with the;
Police Psychologist upon being discharged in order to make a determination on the officer’s duty status.
.04A. Prior to being released from either administrative leave or administrative duty, the officer will be required to follow up with the;
Police Psychologist for a second contact, to briefly assess their psychological status.
.04B. If an officer is arrested or charged with a criminal offense, the officer's duty status is determined by;
the Chief of Police.