Division V. County Employees and Agents

Chapter 2.140
AUTHORITY OF SHERIFF TO COMMISSION CHAPLAINS AND COUNSELORS

Sections:

2.140.010    Authorization.

2.140.020    Rights and Limitations.

2.140.010 Authorization.

The Pierce County Sheriff is authorized to commission chaplains or counselors to assist the Department in spiritual guidance or counseling of victims of crimes, drug and alcohol abuse, and others in times of crisis or need. (Prior Code § 3.06.010)

2.140.020 Rights and Limitations.

The commissioned or authorized chaplains or counselors shall have the right to use the Pierce County Sheriff's equipment and vehicles as deemed necessary by the Department. The chaplains or counselors shall serve without pay for the period as determined by the Sheriff and shall not be deemed to be agents or employees of Pierce County, but are volunteers who are authorized to use Pierce County vehicles, equipment and uniforms as is deemed necessary by the Sheriff. (Prior Code § 3.06.020)