Policies

Disciplinary referrals

Disciplinary referrals

Institutions are required to “disclose statistics for violations of the law resulting in arrests or persons being referred for disciplinary action.  Do not include violations of your institution’s policies that resulted in persons being referred for disciplinary action if there was no violation of the law” (FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Summary Reporting System User Manual).

 Referred for disciplinary action is defined as the referral of any person to any official who initiates a disciplinary action of which a record is kept and which may result in the imposition of a sanction.

Disciplinary Referrals for Weapon Law Violations:  Weapons: Carrying, Possessing, Etc., is defined as the violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting the manufacture, sale, purchase, transportation, possession, concealment, or use of firearms, cutting instruments, explosives, incendiary devices or other deadly weapons. This classification encompasses weapons offenses that are regulatory in nature.

Disciplinary Referrals for Drug Abuse Violations:  Drug Abuse Violations are defined as the violation of laws prohibiting the production, distribution and/or use of certain controlled substances and the equipment or devices utilized in their preparation and/or use. The unlawful cultivation, manufacture, distribution, sale, purchase, use, possession, transportation or importation of any controlled drug or narcotic substance. Arrests for violations of state and local laws, specifically those relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing and making of narcotic drugs.

Disciplinary Referrals for Liquor Law Violations:  Liquor Law Violations are defined as the violation of state or local laws or ordinances prohibiting the manufacture, sale, purchase, transportation, possession or use of alcoholic beverages, not including driving under the influence and drunkenness.