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A college incentive program is hereby adopted for policemen as follows:
(a) The base pay of a policeman shall be increased one dollar ($1.00) per month for each credit hour of approved police science course successfully completed.
(b) A passing grade of C or better is required in order for the individual policeman to get credit under such incentive program.
(c) The course selection shall be based on courses at the Lorain County Community College leading to a police science degree.
(d) A maximum of ninety-six credit hours shall be available for credit under this college incentive program.
(e) No credit shall be earned until fifteen credit hours have been earned by the individual policeman.
(f) Credit shall be given for approved courses successfully completed by a grade of C or better prior to the adoption of this program or prior to employment as a policeman.
(g) The longevity program in effect for policemen, as stipulated in the current compensation ordinance, shall not be considered for additional pay under this program.
(h) There is hereby created a board consisting of the Police Chief, one policeman and the Safety-Service Director for the purpose of determining whether or not a course is an approved police science course.
(Ord. 70-217. Passed 12-28-70.)