Yea, its forbidden in all the counties around me.
To establish employment regulations for members of the Department.
Members of the Department may engage in outside employment except as otherwise regulated by this order.
A. Labor contracts of P.B.A., S.D.A., and S.O.A.
V. RULES AND REGULATIONS
A. Outside Employment -- No member of the Department shall engage in outside employment that involves or appears to involve a conflict of interest. Nor shall any outside employment be undertaken on a member's regularly scheduled work time or while on sick or injury leave time. In those specific individual cases where the Police Commissioner deems that a member of the Service's outside employment is in some manner compromising the member's position as a sworn officer, the Police Commissioner may direct that the officer cease such employment.
1. Any member of the Service who intends to engage in or operate a business enterprise or employment other than service to the Suffolk County Police Department shall submit an Outside Employment Record form and is subject to the following provision as outlined in the present union contracts.
a. A member of the Service, no matter when he or she was employed, may engage in business and/or accept and be employed in an occupation off duty so long as such does not violate any provision of law or labor contractual agreement.
b. Use of Department issued uniforms and equipment (including service weapons) in conjunction with outside employment is not authorized.
2. Members of the Department who are attorneys will not participate in the legal defense of, or otherwise represent, clients who are involved in the following:
a. A criminal case.
b. Any legal action in which a client is charged with the violation of a criminal or other statute, enforced by police officers or peace officers.
c. Any litigation where the County of Suffolk or the Suffolk County Police Department is either a plaintiff or a defendant except if acting on behalf of the County and/or the Department.
3. Members of the Department who are engaged in outside employment which requires special licensing (e.g. firearms dealer, private investigator, security guard, electrician, etc.) must, in addition to the aforementioned departmental requirements, possess said license and abide by the restriction/regulations required by the particular license.
B. Outside Employment Termination -- When such business or employment is terminated, the member must report same to the Police Commissioner, in writing, on the appropriate Departmental form within ten (10) working days of such termination.
C. Employment While Suspended -- A member of the Service, when suspended from duty without pay, may engage in another lawful business or employment during the period of suspension. The member must keep an accurate record of the compensation which he may earn in any other lawful business or employment and any unemployment insurance benefits he may have received during such suspension period.
VII. ACCREDITATION STANDARDS