Policy Manual

Arrests and Convictions

Any current employee charged with a crime (other than a minor traffic offense) shall report being charged with such crime to the Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations within 72 hours of the employee becoming aware of such charge. Failure to report being charged with such a crime may result in appropriate disciplinary action, including termination of employment. The Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations shall review the nature of the crime and make a determination on what, if any, action should be taken regarding the employee’s employment status until resolution of the charge.

Any current employee who is convicted of a crime (other than a minor traffic offense) shall report such conviction to the Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations within 24 hours of the conviction. Failure to report such conviction may result in appropriate disciplinary action, including termination of employment. The Background Investigation Committee (BIC) shall review the nature of the crime and make a determination on what, if any, action should be taken regarding the employee’s employment status. The BIC shall review the crime utilizing the same standards as it applies in reviewing crimes committed by a candidate for employment but may consider other factors, including the length of employment of the employee and performance reviews.