11.00.470     USE OF ALCOHOL


Intoxicants on Department Premises


Employees will not bring into or keep any intoxicants on departmental premises except when necessary in the performance of an official task.  Intoxicants brought into departmental premises in the furtherance of an official task will be properly identified and stored according to current policy/procedure.


Consumption of Intoxicants


Employees will not, at anytime, be intoxicated while on duty, and will not consume intoxicants while off duty to the extent that evidence of such consumption is apparent when reporting for duty.  A breath test reading of .01% or the refusal of an employee to submit to a breath test examination may be cause for immediate suspension.