Board Policies

Last revised: August 8, 2016

403.14

Cooperation in Investigations

Policy Title: Cooperation in Investigations Code No. 403.14 

All employees are required to fully cooperate with any representative of the District who is conducting a work-related investigation. Employees will be disciplined for lying to any representative of the District, or providing information to any representative of the District which is dishonest, misleading, inaccurate, or incomplete. 

Employees will also be disciplined for impeding, obstructing, or failing to cooperate with an inquiry or investigation conducted by any representative of the District. “Obstructing” includes, but is not limited to, threatening, intimidating, or coercing other individuals who may be contacted by a representative of the District, and discouraging other individuals who may be contacted by a representative of the District from responding to or cooperating with the District. “Failing to cooperate” includes, but is not limited to, failing to provide information, documents, or materials requested by a representative of the District, and providing information, documents, or materials to a representative of the District which are dishonest, misleading, inaccurate, or incomplete. 

If an employee is the subject of an investigation, the District will respect any rights which may be afforded to the employee by other applicable state or federal law. 

Date of Adoption: July 22, 2013 

Date of Revision: August 8, 2016

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Date of Adoption

July 22, 2013

Date of Revision

August 8, 2016

Date of Review
August 08, 2016