All requests for information on current or former employees must be in writing, accompanied by an authorization signed by the employee or former employee, and referred to the Human Resources Department. Information provided is limited to verification of employment dates, position held and salary. Additional information may be requested via a Public Information Request through the City Secretary’s office. Upon receipt of the Public Information Request, the City Secretary will forward the request to Human Resources for completion.
Under no circumstances is any other employee authorized to provide a written or official employment reference for the company.
This policy excludes the release of information by the Chief of Police, or his/her designee, as required under Title 10, Sections 1701.451 and Sections 1701.452 of the Texas Occupations Code and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) rules.