and equal employment opportunity is the policy. Law enforcement
agencies shall provide equal terms and conditions of employment
regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, military
status or disability. This applies to all terms or conditions
associated with the employment process, including hiring, promotions,
terminations, discipline, performance evaluations and interviews.
should utilize due diligence in ensuring that their prospective
employees have the proper temperament, knowledge and attitude
to handle this very difficult job. Agencies should have appropriate
mechanisms in place in order to achieve this mission. Further,
agencies should ensure their employment requirements are related
to the skills that are necessary to be a successful employee.