Statute of limitations for initiating administrative disciplinary action extended where the act or omission charged may constitute a crime

Statute of limitations for initiating administrative disciplinary action extended where the act or omission charged may constitute a crimeFolborg v Bratton, 227 A.D.2d 108§75.4 of the Civil Service Law provides that disciplinary proceeding must be initiated "within 18 months of the alleged incompetency or misconduct … provided, however, that such limitations shall not apply  where the  incompetency  or  misconduct  complained  of  and  described in the charges would,  if  proved  in  a  court  of  appropriate  jurisdiction, constitute a crime."This exception became after a New York City police officer [Police Officer] was dismissed from his position after being found guilty of misconduct based on events that occurred more than 18 months before §75 disciplinary charges had been filed against him. Essentially, Police Officer was alleged to have engaged in a scheme to defraud by…

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