§8-14-18. No inquiry shall be made concerning political or
religious opinions or affiliations of applicants,
No question in any form of application or in or during any
examination shall be so framed as to elicit information concerning
the political or religious opinions or affiliations of any
applicant; nor shall inquiry be made concerning such opinions or
affiliations; and all disclosures thereof shall be discountenanced.
No discrimination shall be exercised, threatened or promised by any
individual in a paid police department of a Class I or Class II
city against, or in favor of, an applicant, eligible, or member of
such a paid police department because of his political or religious
opinions or affiliations.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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