Notwithstanding any other law or regulation, the Mayor, or the Mayor's designee, may appoint a lateral law enforcement officer to the Metropolitan Police Department without regard to any time in grade or prior department service or incumbency requirements. A lateral law enforcement officer appointed by the Mayor, or by the Mayor's designee, shall be appointed as a Class 1 -- Private with compensation at the appropriate rate for this classification, and shall be assigned to duty as prescribed by the Mayor, or by the Mayor's designee.
Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-611.72. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90-day) addition of section, see § 2(b) of the Lateral Appointment of Law Enforcement Officers Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-305, April 7, 2000, 47 DCR 2701). Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-160, see notes following § 1-610.71. DC CODE § 1-610.72 Current through December 11, 2012
(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 1072, as added Oct. 4, 2000, D.C. Law 13-160, § 102(b), 47 DCR 4619.)