§7-14-17d. Right to receive complete standard uniform; and right
to acquire badge.
A deputy sheriff, upon honorable retirement, shall be
authorized to maintain at his or her own cost a complete standard
uniform from the law-enforcement agency of which he or she was a
member, and shall be issued an identification card indicating his
or her honorable retirement from the law-enforcement agency. The
uniform may be worn by the officer in retirement only on the
following occasions: Police Officer's Memorial Day, Law
Enforcement Appreciation Day, at the funeral of a law-enforcement
officer or during any other police ceremony. The honorably retired
officer is authorized to acquire a badge of the law-enforcement
agency from which he or she is retired with the word "retired"
placed on it.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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