452 – Notification Of Arrests, Criminal Charges And Of Child Abuse Complaints

Employees of the District must notify the Superintendent of any arrests, the filing of any criminal charges, and the disposition of any criminal charges pending against them. Except for employees whose duties require possession of a Commercial Drivers License, simple misdemeanors do not need to be reported to the Superintendent. Notification to the Superintendent shall occur no later than 48 hours after any arrests, the filing of any criminal charges, or the disposition of any criminal charges pending against them.

Employees must also notify the Superintendent of any child abuse complaints filed against them and also any findings on any complaint against them alleging child abuse. Notification to the Superintendent of any complaints and findings shall occur no later than 48 hours after any child abuse complaints filed against them and also any findings on any complaint against them alleging child abuse.

Information relating to arrests, criminal charges, dispositions, child abuse complaints and findings shall be treated and maintained as part of the employee’s confidential file.

Employees who do not notify the District as required under this policy may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including immediate termination.

Date of Adoption: January 26, 2004

Legal References: 232.68-69, Chapter 235A, 279.8, 280.17, Code of Iowa Code; 441 I.A.C. 152, 155 and 175

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