Article 17 - Inspection of Personnel Record
§17.1 A member may review his/her personnel record which is maintained at Division headquarters or at Troop headquarters within 15 days of the submission of a request for sufficient cause. Such review shall take place in the presence of an appropriate official of the Division and shall take place during the member's off-duty time. The personnel record shall include the member's employment application, performance appraisal forms, all letters of commendation, reprimand, suspension, fines, promotions and demotions. Such review shall not include pre-employment investigation reports nor shall the identity of an informant or complainant be revealed when the information furnished or allegation made against a member was supplied on a confidential basis, is contained in written reports, and was not used as evidentiary proof in a disciplinary action. A member shall be allowed to place in his/her file a response of reasonable length to anything contained therein which such member deems to be adverse.
§17.2 Any member denied such inspection may grieve such denial pursuant to Article 15, Grievances and Arbitration.