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EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 014

THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY

KARL F. DEAN , MAYOR

 

SUBJECT: Police Secondary Employment

I, Karl Dean, Mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me, do hereby amend former Mayor Purcell Executive Order No. 011 and find, direct and order the following:

I. The public's confidence in the management and operation of the Metropolitan Department of Police is of paramount importance; and

II. Secondary employment can result in concerns over potential conflicts of interest, misuse of confidential police information, the appearance of favoritism; and availability for emergencies and special assignments; and

III. In order to promote and protect the public's confidence in the management and operation of the Metropolitan Department of Police it is important to regulate secondary employment.

Police Department Chief and Deputy Chiefs. The Chief of Police and all Deputy Chiefs of Police shall devote their entire time and attention to the business of the Metropolitan Department of Police and shall not engage in any secondary employment. This prohibition shall not prohibit the Chief of Police and/or Deputy Chiefs from engaging in educational instruction, to the extent that the educational instruction does not interfere with their responsibilities to the Metropolitan Department of Police. This prohibition also shall not prohibit the Chief of Police and/or Deputy Chiefs from owning investment property, to the extent that the investment property does not interfere with their responsibilities to the Metropolitan Department of Police.

Ordered, Effective and Issued:

Karl F. Dean
Mayor

Date: March 17, 2008