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CAREER STATUS POLICE OFFICER. A police officer who has completed his or her required probationary period of employment and has been approved as required by this subchapter and §§ 34.50 through 34.60 or amending or superseding ordinances and has been appointed to career status pursuant to the terms of § 34.60.
COACH-ADVISER. A career status police officer to whom a probationary police officer is assigned for on the job training and guidance.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT. The date upon which a probationary police officer begins employment and takes the oath of office.
DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING (DOCJT). A Department of the Kentucky Justice Cabinet as established by KRS 15A.020 and as amended, for the purpose of providing training to police officers.
DUTY SERGEANT. Any on-duty police sergeant assigned to a patrol team.
FIELD OPERATIONS DIVISION COMMANDER. A police major assigned to command the entire field operations division.
KENTUCKY CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICER. A person that meets all legal requirements for and is therefore entitled to the classification as a certified police officer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky responsive of the stipulations of KRS 15.380 to 15.402.
KENTUCKY LAW ENFORCEMENT COUNCIL (KLEC). An independent administrative body of state government made up of the attorney general, law enforcement department heads throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky, members of higher education and a city manager or mayor, a member of the Kentucky State Bar Association and a citizen of Kentucky not coming without the previous classifications. The council is vested with the powers to prescribe standards for law enforcement training required under KRS 15.310 to 15.510 and KRS 15.990 to 15.992, along with other functions.
NON-CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICER APPLICANTS. A person that has made application to the City of Ashland for employment as a police officer that is not a Kentucky Certified Peace Officer as defined under KRS 15.380 to 15.404.
POINT VALUE. Numerical value of ratings assigned for completion of certain sections of this subchapter, which describe the selection process.
POLICE OFFICER TRAINING COORDINATOR. A command officer that has been charged with coordinating schedules, activities and plans associated for on the job training and guidance.
POLICE TRAINEE. A non-sworn, training-level classification in the city’s police service. Incumbents are hired from an entry-level eligibility list and are sent to the Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) for basic police academy training. During training, incumbents do not have police powers and are subject to the rules and regulations of the City of Ashland, the Ashland Police Department, and the DOCJT. Advancement to a sworn Probationary Police Officer position is contingent upon successful completion of the basic training academy and the final review of the Police Chief. Upon approval, the officer(s) will begin a one-year probationary period.
PROBATIONARY POLICE OFFICER. A police officer who has not reached the first anniversary from his date of appointment as a probationary police officer.
PROBATIONARY PERIOD. A period of one year beginning on date of appointment as a probationary police officer and ending on first anniversary date as probationary police officer.
RESIDENCE. That place where a person has his true, fixed and permanent home and principal establishment, and to which whenever he is absent he has the intention of returning. This residence shall determine where a person may exercise the privilege of voting and other legal rights and privileges.
TEAM COMMANDER. A police lieutenant assigned to a group of personnel for the purpose of accomplishing the police duties required of that group during a tour of duty.
(Ord. 172-2018, passed 12-13-18)