Using an unauthorized operator on a rotation call may result in an immediate suspension of the
company from the rotation.
Each truck operator that responds to rotation calls shall have cleared a background check completed by the CHPD. It is the intent of the agency to maintain a high level of public trust regarding vehicles towed at the request of the agency. Tow truck operators are therefore required to meet standards similar to that of law enforcement.
Shall not ever have been convicted of any violent felony (76-3-203.5, UCA) in any state or United States Court.
Shall not have been convicted of an act or acts in any state or United States Court, which, if committed in Utah, would constitute a felony other than a violent felony as referred to in article or has completed serving a sentence for any felony conviction (whichever is most recent) within three
years of the date of application. Example-Probation ends on April 10, 2007. Eligible to apply for rotation on April 10, 2010.
Shall not ever have been convicted of an offense identified in the Utah Criminal Code as any type of sexual offense.
Shall not ever have been convicted of any assault or other crimes against a law enforcement officer or government official.
Shall not have been convicted of a misdemeanor identified in the Utah Code as an offense involving any of the criminal acts listed below, or completed serving a sentence for any such act, within three (3) years of the date of application.
Driving under the influence,
Buying or receiving stolen property,
Unlawful use of or possession or carrying of weapons,
Unlawful use of or possession or carrying of burglary tools,
Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, or
Any other criminal act which might relate to the employment.
Shall not have been convicted of any other crime that when considered with the duties and responsibilities of an operator and as set forth in this agreement is considered by the agency to indicate that the best interests of the public are not served by granting the operator permission to respond to law enforcement tows.
Shall not have been declared by any court of competent jurisdiction incompetent by reason of mental defect or disease and not been restored.
Shall not be incarcerated at the time of the application. Arrests made after the driver has been approved for the rotation may result in suspension until a court disposition is provided to the Rotation Coordinator.
An operator shall not be currently suffering from habitual drunkenness or from drug addiction or
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