11.00.320     OFF DUTY POLICE ACTION

 

Off-Duty Service Requirements

 

Off-duty police officers will perform necessary police services in the City of Bellevue whenever the public safety will so require.

 

It is recommended that police officers carry an authorized firearm when off duty and within the City limits.  Police officers will not carry a firearm when involved in any situation where he/she may be likely to, or will consume intoxicating beverages.

 

Reporting

 

Any police officer using their police authority while off duty will immediately report the incident to a Patrol Watch Commander.  The Watch Commander will require any officer who exercises police authority while off duty to complete an officer’s report by the end of the next business day or in accordance with policy and procedures.