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NCJ Number: 40140 Find in a Library
Title: DEPARTMENTAL REGULATION OF OFFICERS' PRIVATE LIVES
Journal: POLICE LAW QUARTERLY  Volume:6  Issue:2  Dated:(JANUARY 1977)  Pages:32-41
Author(s): L R HIRSHMAN
Corporate Author: Illinois Institute of Technology
Institute for Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60616
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A REVIEW OF THE SUPREME COURT CASE LAW CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
Abstract: A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE'S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AS INTERPRETED BY THE SUPREME COURT ALLOW AT LEAST SOME FORM OF REGULATION AND/OR INVESTIGATION BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THEIR PERSONAL LIFESTYLES IN RESPECT TO PERSONAL APPEARANCE, RESIDENCE, FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS, POLITICKING, HOMOSEXUALITY, AND PERSONAL ASSOCIATIONS. THE COURT IS ALSO RELUCTANT TO REVIEW EMPLOYER'S PROCEDURE AND REASONS FOR THE DISMISSAL OF A POLICE OFFICER. THE AUTHOR FEELS THAT THE RIGHT OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TO DETERMINE THEIR OWN AFFAIRS HAS SUFFERED....TWH
Index Term(s): Civil service; Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Discipline; Judicial decisions; National Council of Jewish Women; Personnel minimum standards; Police personnel; Regulations; US Supreme Court
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