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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
APPLICANT. A person, other than a lateral transferee, who applies for employment or appointment as a criminal justice officer.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICER. A sworn law enforcement officer with power of arrest, and officers, supervisors and administrative personnel at local confinement facilities.
DRUG TEST. The compulsory production and submission of urine by an applicant or lateral transferee in accordance with departmental procedures for chemical analysis to detect drug use.
LATERAL TRANSFEREE. A criminal justice officer who applies for employment or appointment where the officer has previously held general certification and has been separated by an agency in good standing or transferred to this agency, and the officer has been separated from a criminal justice officer position for no more than twelve months.
(Prior Code, § 33.22) (Ord. passed 11-19-1990)