§ 21-1208.  Disciplinary Recommendations.
   (1)   Where the Commission finds a complaint to have been substantiated against an officer and discipline should be imposed, or determines based on an investigation not based on a complaint that in its determination discipline should be imposed, it shall promptly notify the Police Commissioner of its finding and recommendation concerning discipline. All such recommendations shall be in accordance with the Department's disciplinary code.
   (2)   The Commissioner shall respond, in writing, within thirty (30) days of receiving such a finding and recommendation, explaining whether the Commissioner:
      (a)   has imposed or intends to impose the recommended discipline;
      (b)   has imposed or intends to impose a higher or lower level of discipline; and
      (c)   requires the Commission to complete further investigation, the reasons for further investigation, and what that investigation entails before making a decision.