Hours of duty. Employees shall have regular hours assigned to them for active duty, and when not so employed, they shall be considered off duty. Employees are subject to be recalled to duty as needed.
Scheduled days off. Employees are entitled to days off pursuant to appropriate collective bargaining agreements and are to be taken according to a schedule arranged by the appropriate supervisor.
Vacation leave. Employees are entitled to vacation days off pursuant to appropriate collective bargaining agreements, Department policy and procedure and approval of the vacation schedule by the appropriate supervisor.
Other leaves. Employees are entitled to other leave as provided for in collective bargaining agreements, by law and by Department policy and procedure, subject to approval of the schedule by the appropriate supervisor.
Sick leave. Employees are entitled to sick days off pursuant to appropriate collective bargaining agreements and Department policy and procedures.
Abuse of sick leave. Employees who take sick leave in violation of Department policy shall be subject to disciplinary action. A violation of this subsection shall constitute a Class 2 offense.
Suspension of leave. Any vacation leave, scheduled day off or other leave of absence may by suspended when an emergency, which reasonably could not have been foreseen, is declared by appropriate Department authority, and which unavoidably requires utilization of additional employees who are not scheduled to work.
Employees may engage in secondary employment consistent with Department policy. A violation of this subsection shall constitute a Class 5 offense.
All resignations of employees must be in writing and bear the signature of the person resigning. Employees shall provide the Chief of Police with no less than two weeks' written notice. A violation of this subsection shall constitute a Class 5 offense.