Mandating drug

Testing authorized if applicant is informed in writing beforehand.

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Employees must receive 60 days' advance notice of testing policy, which must be conspicuously posted.

And so, I figured for our peace of mind, we’ll just do random drug testing once or twice a year.”The department now randomly tests at least two officers at least once a year. Presented with the Press' findings, PBA president Patrick Colligan said police departments ought to randomly drug test officers.

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Earl Alexander IV was like a "guardian angel," said his wife, Julie Alexander."I said that to him one time," Mrs. "I felt so safe with him.” Earl Alexander was born and raised in Ocean Township, not too far from where he worked in Deal. Though his son shared his namesake, Alexander didn't want Earl V to share his profession. Alexander filed for bankruptcy in April 2015, court documents show.

Together the couple hiked, biked and swam regularly. He was suspended from his department in August 2015 on suspicion of drug use, according to his chief. 2 2016, Alexander died when he lost control of his car and struck a utility pole in a residential neighborhood.

Testing authorized on reasonable suspicion of substance abuse, as part of routine fitness-for-duty exam, or as follow-up to employee's participation in counseling or rehabilitation.

Written notice of testing program must be given 60 days in advance.

Julie said she found out in October 2015 he had gone to a rehabilitation clinic. They hung out at his house and chatted like old times, like friends. He felt like friends had turned their backs on him in his time of need. 1, 2016, they made arrangements for him to pick up the children the next morning. An autopsy, released to the Press through an open records request, found he was impaired by a combination of illegal narcotics, prescription drugs and alcohol.

He told her he was an alcoholic but denied using drugs, she said. At the time, the 18-officer department didn’t have a policy for random drug tests.

Testing authorized of state employees in positions of "sensitivity." Employees who test positive may be referred for treatment or may be suspended or removed from job.

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