LEVEL I: Serious policy violations such as, but not limited to: Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Violation of Laws, Use of Force, employee against employee complaints, and other complaints at the direction of the Sheriff or his designee. Complaints of this nature will be accepted indefinitely.
LEVEL II: Policy violations such as Disobedience to Orders, Performance of Duty, or willful misconduct and repeated Level III complaints. Complaints of this nature will be accepted up to one year after the date of occurrence.
LEVEL III: Courtesy complaints of rudeness, disrespect, impartiality, procedural complaints of procedures specifically related to the employee's duty assignment, handcuffing, traffic stops, supervisory issues such as tardiness, minor procedural errors, traffic accidents, failure to show up for court, minor sick time abuse. Complaints of this nature will be accepted up to six months after the date of occurrence.
S - SUSTAINED - The allegation is substantiated, the misconduct did occur.