The following admissions are grounds for disqualification from further consideration for a job with the CCSO:
- Any unlawful use of marijuana or its derivatives within the past 12 months
- Repeated, recreational use of marijuana or derivatives within the past 10 years
- Selling or trading any controlled drug as an adult
- Any use of the controlled substance, not legally prescribed to you and used for legitimate medical purpose, as follows:
- While employed by a law enforcement agency whether in a certified or non-certified position OR in a law enforcement or correctional position in any national, state, or local organization.
- The only exception is a written policy from employing agency that requires a one-time taste and smell.
- Use after resignation from a certified role but not while employed in a certified role will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Any use of any controlled drug, other than marijuana
- Within the past 5 years unless such substance is lawfully prescribed to you and is used for a legitimate medical purpose
- Beyond 5 times, within the past 10 years.
- Abuse or fraudulent procurement involving prescription medications.
- Addiction to alcohol or prescription drugs or illegal drugs unless:
- Successfully completed recommended treatment AND
- Remained in remission for past five years
NOTE: Failure to disclose drug use prior to the conditional offer of a position, even if within the allowable limits, may result in a disqualification for a minimum period of one year (unless the applicant successfully completed a drug rehabilitation program and provides documentation for ADA exclusion).