Interns will obey all orders from superiors, whether written or verbal, except when compliance with such orders require commission of an illegal act. Interns to whom conflicting orders are issued will contact the First Sergeant, or in his/her absence the Duty Officer to resolve conflict.
Interns will maintain a neat, well-groomed appearance and will style hair and clothing consistent with established policy and procedures of the office. Interns will dress in a professional manner depending on their assignment. Proper dress will include: males will wear dress pants (no jeans), collar shirt and shoes. Females may wear skirts (knee length or longer only), dress pants (no jeans), shirt and shoes.
NEGLECT OF DUTY
Interns will be punctual in attendance to all requirements of duty, court appointments, and other assignments. Interns will not, without proper authorization, absent themselves from assigned work place during their tour of duty. Interns will remain awake and alert while on duty. Interns will not read, play games, watch television or movies, or engage in an activity or personal business while on duty that would cause neglect or inattentiveness to that duty. Interns will act professional at all times. The interns will make no unauthorized personal telephone calls, or have any unauthorized visitors.
Interns shall treat official business as confidential. Interns shall not criticize or ridicule the Maryland State Police or troopers by speech or in writing. Interns will not report to the barrack with any intoxicating beverages or controlled dangerous substances in their system or weapons in their possession. Interns will not operate MSP vehicles and while riding in police vehicles will utilize safety equipment. Interns will not engage in police activities. Interns are only to observe police activities.