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Chapter 570-32 RETENTION OF WEAPON AND BADGE

Rule 570-32-.01 Definitions

(1) "Disability" as used in this Chapter is defined in O.C.G.A. § 35-2-49.1.
(2) "Disability Arising in the Line of Duty" means:
(a) Disabled as the result of a physical injury incurred in the line of duty and caused by a willful act of a violator, or
(b) Disabled as the result of a physical injury incurred in the line of duty while engaged in the active pursuit of someone believed to be in violation of the law.
(3) "Leaving the Department under Honorable Conditions" means any condition other than:
(a) Dismissal from employment,
(b) Resignation or retirement in lieu of dismissal, or
(c) Resignation during an investigation into misconduct, or
(d) Retirement during an investigation into misconduct in which any of the allegations are determined to be sustained.

Rule 570-32-.02 Retention of Weapon and Badge After 15 Years Service

(1) Any sworn member eligible to retain his or her badge and gun shall submit a request to the appropriate Division Director for approval.
(2) Prior to approval, the Human Resources Division shall verify that the member meets the service requirements of O.C.G.A. §§ 35-2-49.
(3) A sworn member will be ineligible to retain his or her badge or weapon under the following circumstances:
(a) When the member left the Department under other than honorable conditions, or
(b) When the member has submitted an application for disability retirement on the basis of any psychological or mental disability or impairment. This prohibition shall apply without regard to the decision of the Employees' Retirement System regarding the disability retirement application.

Rule 570-32-.03 Retention of Badge by Radio Operators After 15 Years Service

(1) Any radio operator eligible to retain his or her badge shall submit a request to the appropriate Division Director for approval.
(2) Prior to approval, the Human Resources Division shall verify that the member meets the service requirements of O.C.G.A. §§ 35-2-49.