Department Fraternization Policy
The sheriff's department prohibits
unauthorized personal and business relationships between
employees and by employees and job related contacts such as
suspects, victims and witnesses. Personal relationships
include dating, cohabitation and any sexual relationship.
Extramarital relationships are strictly prohibited. Personal
relationships with inmates and juveniles are absolutely
prohibited and cause for immediate dismissal and prosecution
to fullest extent of the law.
The sheriff's department will
prohibit unauthorized business relationships by departmental
employees with community members.
Business relationships include loaning and borrowing
money and business partnerships. Employees may hold secondary
employment with permission from the sheriff providing the
outside employment does not interfere with employee's
Exceptions may be granted upon
written request to the sheriff. No exception will be made for
any conduct considered immoral or illegal. Also considered
will be if the relationship appears to compromise the
authority, discipline and morale of the sheriff's department.
The Sheriff's Department will also prohibit all
unprofessional relationships which:
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