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  1. Members shall not conduct themselves in a manner
    or be a party to an act which would tend to impair the good order, proper discipline,
    or efficiency of the Department
    A
  2. Members shall not publicly criticize or ridicule
    the Department, its policies, or other members by verbal, written, or other
    manner of expression when such action tends to impair the good order or
    efficiency of the Department; interferes with the ability of officers to
    maintain discipline; or is made with reckless disregard for truth or falsity
    A
  3. On-duty members shall not smoke on streets,
    public conveyances, apparatuses, in public places, or at incidents.  Reasonable exceptions may be made by the
    officer in charge when no emergency exists.
    A
  4. Members shall not use obscene, uncivil, or profane
    language at incidents, in quarters, or while engaged in activities in which the
    Department is represented.
    A
  5. Members shall not engage in boisterous conduct,
    horseplay, or other activities not required by their duty(ies) and which may
    result in injury or illness to anyone
    B
  6. Engagement in altercations while on duty, in
    uniform, or in any activity in which the Department is represented shall be
    cause for disciplinary action.
    C
  7. Members shall not disobey any lawful order
    issued by a superior officer or speak disrespectfully to other members.
    C
  8. Members shall be courteous and respectful to the
    public.
    A
  9. Members shall not have direct or indirect financial
    interest in any business involving the filling, refilling, or repairing of fire
    extinguishers or the manufacture of fire extinguisher components
    C
  10. Members shall not engage in the selling of fire
    alarm systems.
    C
  11. Members shall not have direct or indirect financial
    interest in any business involving the installation or testing of fire
    extinguishing systems
    C
  12. While on duty, members shall not engage in any
    other business, occupation, or activity calling for compensation
    B
  13. Members shall not
    engage in any business transaction or activity or have direct or indirect financial
    interest which is incompatible with the proper discharge of such person’s
    official duties or may tend to impair the independence of judgment in the
    performance of such person’s duties.
    C
  14. The wrongful or injurious exercise of authority
    on the part of any member shall be cause for disciplinary action
    B
  15. Members shall not use the uniform, badge, or prestige
    of the Department for the purpose of personal gain or to mislead any person(s).
    D
  16. Members shall not attempt to influence the votes
    of on-duty members for or against any candidate for public office or solicit
    funds or campaign for any candidate while on duty
    B
  17. Members shall not, by using the uniform, badge,
    or prestige of the Department, attempt to influence the vote of any person for
    or against any candidate for public office
    D
  18. Members shall not accept a reward, fee, or
    valuable gift from any person for services incident to the performance of duty,
    except with permission from the Fire Chief
    C
  19. As members of the Department, members shall not
    lend their name to any commercial or business enterprise or approve or
    countenance the use of the name or the prestige of the Department for any such
    purpose
    D
  20. Members shall not directly or indirectly solicit
    or accept the personal or financial aid of any subordinate to promote their
    private interests or those of any superior officer
    E
  21. Members shall not directly or indirectly solicit
    the influence or intercession of any person(s) to affect their transfer or
    promotion.  Requests for transfer shall
    be submitted on the appropriate Department forms
    E
  22. Members shall not directly or indirectly
    intercede with a member of a Board of Inquiry for or against any member whose
    hearing is pending or being heard
    E
  23. Members shall not directly or indirectly solicit
    any gift in the form of money, loan, gratuity, favor, service, thing or
    promise, or other form under circumstances in which it can be reasonably inferred
    that the gift is intended to influence the member in the performance of such
    person’s official duties.
    E
  24. Members shall not falsify records, make
    misleading entries or statements with the intent to deceive, or willfully
    mutilate any useful Departmental document.
    E
  25. Members shall not loan, sell, distribute,
    pilfer, or appropriate for their own use any public property or be guilty of
    theft at incidents or elsewhere.
    E
  26. Members shall not gamble in quarters, on
    details, or while on duty.  This covers
    all types of gambling, including placing bets with bookmakers by
    telephone.  Use of the telephone for this
    purpose shall be cause for disciplinary action. 
    Access to the stations by bookmakers shall be prohibited.  Officers shall be held responsible for
    bookmakers found on their station premises
    C
  27. Members shall not bring or cause to be brought
    into quarters any firearms; bladed weapons; intoxicating liquor; or illegal
    drug, compound, or substance as defined by the federal government’s Controlled
    Substances Act
    E
  28. Members are subject to random drug and alcohol
    tests while on duty.  Members who refuse
    to be tested when called shall be considered to have tested positive and are
    subject to dismissal
    E
  29. Members shall not be under the influence of any
    intoxicating liquor or illegal drug, compound, or substance while reporting for
    duty, while on duty or in uniform, nor shall they absent themselves from duty
    or render themselves unfit to fully perform their duties for reasons
    attributable to or produced by indulgence in such intoxicants
    E
  30. When reasonable cause indicates that members may
    be under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or illegal drug, compound, or
    substance while reporting for duty or in uniform, the Department may require
    them to submit to a physical examination or appropriate tests administered by
    the Department of Health or other authorized persons to determine whether or
    not they are under the influence of such intoxicants.  Refusal to submit to such examination or
    tests shall be cause for disciplinary action
    E
  31. Lockers, closets, and other storage facilities
    provided for members’ personal use shall not be used to store prohibited items
    or to promote prohibited Department activities. 
    The Department may inspect personal lockers, closets, and storage
    facilities when reasonable cause indicates that such facilities are being used
    for prohibited purposes
    E
  32. Members shall not sexually harass another member
    or individual who has direct or indirect business with the Department
    D
  33. Members shall not discriminate against any
    person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital
    status, political belief, national origin, age, or disability.
    D
  34. Members assigned a departmental vehicle shall
    operate the vehicle within the provisions of the traffic code and safety
    regulations.  Violation of traffic laws
    or reports of unsafe operation of the vehicle may result in disciplinary
    actions and/or loss of use of the vehicle
    A
  35. Members shall devote their full time, attention,
    and effort to the performance of their duties. 
    Inefficiency or indifference shall be cause for disciplinary action
    A
  36. Members shall participate in drills and Departmental
    training as directed; be thoroughly familiar with all equipment they may be
    required to use in the full performance of their duty; and perform related work
    as required.
    C
  37. Members shall respond to all incidents to which
    they are assigned, detailed, or summoned and exert their greatest energy and
    best ability to perform their full duty
    C
  38. Members shall be subject to recall to cope with
    emergencies and other functions related to fire fighting services as requested
    by the Fire Chief.  Failure to comply
    shall be cause for disciplinary action
    C
  39. Members shall report for duty at the time and
    place specified.  If unable to do so,
    they shall promptly notify and obtain approval from their superior officer as
    specified by Departmental procedures. 
    Unexcused or excessive tardiness shall be cause for disciplinary
    action.
    A
  40. Members shall be ready to perform their duties
    and shall not absent themselves from duty or place of assignment without
    specific permission from their superior officer.  Unexcused or excessive absenteeism shall be
    cause for disciplinary action.
    C
  41. Members shall instruct those designated to act
    in their place and satisfy themselves that the relief members are capable of
    performing the duties to which they are assigned
    C
  42. Members shall not go off duty before the change
    of platoons unless properly relieved
    C
  43. When assigned to act in a higher rank, members shall
    be responsible for the performance of the duties of that position.
    B
  44. Members shall exercise precautionary measures to
    avoid injury to themselves and others while in the performance of duty.
    B
  45. Members shall immediately notify their immediate
    superior officer of any accident, sickness, or injury occurring to themselves
    while on duty, no matter how trivial
    A
  46. Members shall meet Departmental health and
    fitness requirements.
    A
  47. Members shall possess the appropriate licenses
    and certifications as prescribed for their position and shall immediately notify
    their immediate superior officer of the loss, cancellation, expiration, or
    suspension of the licenses or certificates. 
    Failure to possess the required licenses or certificates shall be cause
    for disciplinary action.
    A
  48. Members shall keep their persons, uniforms,
    beds, and lockers in a neat and clean condition
    A
  49. Members shall practice conservation of supplies
    and utilities
    A
  50. Members shall be responsible for the safekeeping
    and proper care of all Department property in their charge
    B
  51. Members shall exercise due caution to avoid
    unnecessary damage or loss of Department property
    B
  52. Members shall accord obedience, respect, and
    courtesy to superior officers and those performing duties of a higher rank
    B
  53. In the transaction of Departmental business,
    members shall, unless otherwise ordered, operate through channels.
    A
  54. Members shall notify their immediate superior
    officer of the loss or finding of any Department badge, book, equipment or City
    identification card belonging to an HFD member
    B
  55. When relieved from duty due to charges, members
    shall promptly surrender all Department property to their immediate superior
    officer, who will retain such property pending disposition of the case
    B
  56. Members shall notify their immediate superior
    officer of matters affecting the good order, proper discipline, and efficiency
    of the Department
    B
  57. When a member receives an order which conflicts
    with a previous order, the member shall inform the officer who issued the
    conflicting order and be governed by the officer’s instructions
    A
  58. When two or more members of ranks below Fire
    Captain find themselves in a position which requires taking command, the senior
    member shall assume command until relieved by a superior officer
    B

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