11.00.490     USE OF TOBACCO


Employees may use tobacco products while on duty provided they exercise discretion and good judgment so as not to offend others.  Under no circumstances will tobacco products be visible to the general public or in the mouth while in direct contact with the public.  Smoking or other use of tobacco products is prohibited in police buildings, all marked police vehicles and in unmarked police vehicles with multiple occupants.  Tobacco products will be properly disposed of and under no circumstances thrown from a vehicle or deposited on the ground.