Section 26.01 – Placement on Administrative Leave / Limited Duty Status
Subd. 1. Critical Incident – Involved Officers
Involved Officers, as defined below, shall be placed an a **mandatory paid administrative leave for a minimum of three calendar days.** The duration of the leave shall be as specified in 26.02.
Subd. 2. Critical Incident – Witness Officers
A Witness Officer, as defined below, may request to be placed on paid administrative leave for up to three calendar days following the Critical Incident. The dccision to grant the request shall be made at the sole discretion of the Chief. The duration of the administrative leave for a Witness Officer shall be as specified in Section 26.02.
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Subd. 5. Work Day Defined for Leave Resulting From a Critical Incident
**Each day of the initial period of administrative leave (up to seven days for an Involved Officer (Critical Incident); and up to three days for a Witness Officer (Critical Incident) or an officer experiencing a Truamatic Incident) shall be considered a fully paid regularly scheduled “work day.”** The oflicer’s schedule man be adjusted in order to avoid, to the extent possible, the administrative leave from creating an overtime obligation for excess hours in a payroll period. If the leave is extended beyond scvcn days (three days for a Witness Officer or an officer experiencing a Traumatic Incident). the period of the additional paid leave shall be scheduled such that the officer recieves his/her regular pay, but no overtime pay.
Section 26.02 – Duration of Leave.
Subd. 1. Critical Incident
The duration of administrative leave for an involved Officer shall be not less than three calendar days. The leave may extend to a maximum of seven calendar days following the critical incident at the discretion of the Chief. The leave may be extended beyond seven days if requested by the Involved Officer and approved by the Chief. The duration of administrative leave for a Witness Officer shall not exceed three calendar days. The leave may be extended beyond three days if requested by the Witness Officer and approved by the Chief. The forgoing limitations on the maximum duration of administrative leave shall not apply when:
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