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Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations

Investigative Administrative Leave

Policy Number: 7.6.12

Effective Date: March 16, 2007

Investigative Administrative Leave is the temporary release from duty or job transfer for up to ten (10) days with pay to permit the investigation of a serious violation of office, department or civil service rules and regulations.

The office or department shall place an employee on Administrative Leave when the disciplinary action arises from an incident which constitutes a crime against the County.

The office or department may place an employee on Administrative Leave if it is in the best interest of the County and there is no lateral position to which the employee may be reassigned.

The period of leave may be extended in increments of ten (10) business days. Upon completion of the investigation, the employee may be returned to work without penalty or disciplinary action may be taken.