New York Consolidated Laws, Town Law - TWN § 157. Absentee leave

Every member of such police department shall be entitled, in addition to any vacation or absentee leave now prescribed by law, to one day of rest in seven.  The chief or acting chief of the police department shall keep a time book showing the name and shield number of each member of the department and the hours worked by each of such police officers in each day.  The town board may make a variation from the above prescribed hours of vacation, provided the member shall receive during each year the actual number of days absentee leave to which he or she is entitled.  The town board, at its option, may, in addition to the days of rest hereinbefore provided, grant an annual vacation with pay.  Whenever the town board shall designate any police officer to attend police school, such attendance shall be deemed in the course of duty and when so attending he or she shall receive his or her usual pay and reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses.  Sick leave with full pay may be granted whenever such sickness or disability has been incurred without the delinquency of the police officer.


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