Code No. 404.3
REPORTING OF ARRESTS AND CONVICTIONS
Employees are expected to perform their assigned jobs, respect and follow Board of Education policies, and obey the law. In the event that employees experience any arrests, the filing of any criminal charges, the disposition of any criminal charges pending against them, and/or any charges relating to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, they must notify the Superintendent. Notification to the Superintendent must be given within five (5) business days of date on which the employee is arrested, convicted, or receives notification of any action that is covered by this policy.
Employees whose duties require possession of a Commercial Driver’s License or who regularly and frequently operate District vehicles must report all motor vehicle and drivers license charges, citations, and Department of Transportation proceedings, including traffic tickets such as speeding tickets. Other employees need not report such traffic tickets. Notification must be given to the Superintendent within five (5) business days of the date on which the employee is charged or cited, or within five (5) business days of the date on which there is disposition of a proceeding or the date on which the employee receives notification of any action that is covered by this policy.
Employees must notify the Superintendent of any child abuse complaints filed against them. Employees must notify the Superintendent regarding the findings in any complaint against them alleging child abuse. The Superintendent must be notified of any complaints and findings within five (5) business days of the date on which the employee receives notification of any action which is covered by this policy.
Information relating to arrests, criminal charges and child abuse complaints shall be treated as confidential and maintained as part of the employee’s personnel file. Employees who do not notify the District as required by this policy may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Reviewed: 3/25/2009, 01/23/2014