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(A) The city hereby declares its intention to continue to participate in the Law Enforcement Foundation Program established by KRS 15.410 through 15.520 and 15.990, as amended (training incentive program). (Ord. 12-1973, passed 4-3-73; Am. Ord. 37-1980, passed 4-17-80; Am. Ord. 30-1981, passed 4-7-81; Am. Ord. 21-1982, passed 4-15-82)
(B) It is the intention of the Board of Commissioners that all provisions and requirements of KRS 15.410 through 15.520 and 15.990, as amended, and of this section as amended from time to time, be employed as guidelines for the implementation of the Law Enforcement Foundation Program, as defined herein. (Ord. 6-1975, passed 4-1-75; Am. Ord. 18-1977, passed 4-7-77; Am. Ord. 12-1979, passed 3-15-79; Am. Ord. 37-1980, passed 4-17-80)
(C) Each officer of the City Police Division shall be paid from city funds an annual salary, based on a standard work year, as shall be determined from time to time by the Board of Commissioners.
(D) Qualifications and training for police officers shall be as follows:
(1) Each officer, employed on or after July 1, 1973, shall have as a minimum educational attainment a high school degree or its equivalent, as determined by the State Law Enforcement Council.
(2) Each officer, employed on or after July 1, 1972, shall, within one year of his date of employment, complete a basic training course of at least 400 hours duration at a school certified or recognized by the State Law Enforcement Council.
(3) Each officer, whether originally employed before or after July 1, 1972, shall successfully complete each year an in-service training course of 40 hours duration, appropriate to his rank and responsibility, at a school certified or recognized by the State Law Enforcement Council.
(4) Each officer shall receive in each calendar year five days of time off with pay for the purpose of taking the required in-service training.
(E) No officer shall have his base salary reduced or be denied a normal salary increase to which he is otherwise entitled because of the salary incentive payments provided by the State Crime Commission under KRS 15.410 through 15.520.
(F) The Police Division and each officer thereof shall comply with all provisions of law applicable to local police, including the transmission of data to the Bureau of Criminal Information and Statistics, as required by KRS 17.150. The Police Division and each officer thereof shall further comply with all reasonable rules and regulations, appropriate to the size and location of the local Police Division, issued by the State Crime Commission to facilitate the administration of the Law Enforcement Foundation Fund and further the purposes of KRS 15.410 through 15.520.
(G) The Chief of Police shall prepare or cause to be prepared any quarterly and other reports as may be reasonably required by the State Crime Commission to facilitate administration of the Law Enforcement Foundation Fund and further the purposes of KRS 15.410 through 15.520.
(H) The Director of Finance shall deposit in an appropriate account, which can be identified separately from all other sources, all moneys received under KRS 15.410 through 15.520. Forthwith upon receipt of any moneys under 15.410 through 15.520, the Director of Finance shall pay to each police officer the full amount received on behalf of that officer, giving to each officer a check stub or receipt on which the gross amount of moneys paid to him under KRS 15.410 through 15.520 is included and identified. All financial records relating to moneys received under KRS 15.410 through 15.520 shall be retained for a period of three years and until the completion of an audit approved by the State Crime Commission and the Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Administration.
(Ord. 12-1973, passed 4-3-73; Am. Ord. 28-1974, passed 7-19-74; Am. Ord. 6-1975, passed 4-1-75)
('83 Code, § 33.08)