Chapter 1 Definitions
Chapter 2 General Powers Concerning Public Safety
Chapter 2.2 Firefighter Representation
Chapter 2.5 Critical Incident Stress Management Services
Chapter 3 Safety Boards; Disciplinary Procedures
Chapter 3.2 Employment Standards for Public Safety Officers
Chapter 3.5 Police and Fire Merit Systems
Chapter 4 Police and Fire Employment Policies in Cities
Chapter 4.3 Police and Fire Employment Policies in Special Service Districts
Chapter 4.5 Town Police and Fire Employment Policies
Chapter 4.7 Employment of Veterans as Public Safety Officers
Chapter 5 Police and Fire Leaves of Absence
Chapter 6 1925 Police Pension Fund
Chapter 7 1937 Firefighters’ Pension Fund
Chapter 7.5 1953 Police Pension Fund (Indianapolis)
Chapter 8 1977 Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Pension and Disability Fund
Chapter 8.5 Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP)
Chapter 9 Town Board of Metropolitan Police Commissioners
Chapter 10 Sheriff’s Department; Merit Board; Pensions
Chapter 10.5 Minimum Training Requirements for Firefighters
Chapter 11 Fire Protection Districts
Chapter 12 Volunteer Fire Departments
Chapter 12.2 Hazardous Materials Emergency Action Reimbursement
Chapter 13 Township Fire Protection and Emergency Services
Chapter 13.5 Township Fire Department Employment Policies
Chapter 14 Cumulative Firefighting Building and Equipment Fund
Chapter 15 Public Safety Communications Systems and Computer Facilities Districts
Chapter 16.6 Enhanced Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Service Charge
Chapter 16.7 Statewide 911 Services
Chapter 17 Fire Safety Inspections; Arson Investigations
Chapter 17.5 Pre-Planning Inspections
Chapter 18 Animal Control Centers
Chapter 19 Fire Protection Territories
Chapter 19.5 Public Safety Improvement Areas
Chapter 20 Universal 911 Emergency Telephone Number
Chapter 21.5 Severe Weather Warning Sirens
Chapter 22 Meet and Confer for Public Safety Employees
Chapter 23 Community Fast Responders

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 36 > Article 8

  • affiliate: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-1
  • Americans with Disabilities Act: refers to the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U. See Indiana Code 36-8-6-1.7
  • Americans with Disabilities Act: refers to the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U. See Indiana Code 36-8-7-2.7
  • Americans with Disabilities Act: refers to the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U. See Indiana Code 36-8-7.5-1.7
  • applicable fund: means the following:

    Indiana Code 36-8-8.5-3

  • appointing authority: means :

    Indiana Code 36-8-4.7-2

  • armed forces: means the active and reserve components of the following:

    Indiana Code 36-8-4.7-3

  • Autism: means a neurological condition as described in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • automatic location information: means information that is transmitted while enhanced 911 service is provided and that permits emergency service providers to identify the geographic location of the calling party. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-2
  • automatic number identification: has the meaning set forth in 47 CFR 20. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-3
  • Board: refers to the sheriff's merit board established under this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-10-2
  • Board: refers to the board of fire trustees of a fire protection district. See Indiana Code 36-8-11-2
  • board: means the following:

    Indiana Code 36-8-15-2

  • board: refers to the statewide 911 board established by Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-1
  • board: refers to the statewide 911 board established by section 24 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-4
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • CMRS: refers to commercial mobile radio service (as defined in 47 CFR 20. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-5
  • Commission: refers to the merit commission for a merit system established under this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-3.5-2
  • commission: refers to the fire prevention and building safety commission. See Indiana Code 36-8-17-1
  • communications service: means any service that:

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-7

  • communications system: means any system:

    Indiana Code 36-8-15-3

  • community fast responder: means a volunteer who may be summoned to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, defibrillation, or other emergency services under the direction of a nonprofit corporation. See Indiana Code 36-8-23-1
  • community fast responder nonprofit corporation: means a nonprofit corporation that organizes or directs community fast responders. See Indiana Code 36-8-23-2
  • computer: means computer hardware and computer software. See Indiana Code 36-8-15-4
  • consumer: means a person that purchases prepaid wireless telecommunications service from a seller. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-2
  • customer: means :

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-8

  • Department: refers to the police or fire department of a unit. See Indiana Code 36-8-3.5-2
  • Department: refers to the sheriff's department of a county. See Indiana Code 36-8-10-2
  • department: refers to the department of state revenue. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-3
  • department: refers to :

    Indiana Code 36-8-21.5-1

  • district: refers to the public communications systems and computer facilities district created by section 7 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-15-5
  • division: refers to the division of fire and building safety. See Indiana Code 36-8-17-4
  • DROP: means the deferred retirement option plan established by this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-8.5-4
  • DROP election: means a member's election to enter the DROP. See Indiana Code 36-8-8.5-5
  • DROP entry date: means the date that a member's DROP election becomes effective. See Indiana Code 36-8-8.5-6
  • DROP frozen benefit: means a member's monthly retirement benefit calculated under the provisions of the applicable fund and based on:

    Indiana Code 36-8-8.5-7

  • DROP retirement date: means the future retirement date selected by a member at the time the member makes a DROP election. See Indiana Code 36-8-8.5-8
  • education board: refers to the board of firefighting personnel standards and education. See Indiana Code 36-8-10.5-2
  • electronic funds transfer: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-8-1.5
  • Eligible employee: means the sheriff of a county or a county police officer. See Indiana Code 36-8-10-2
  • eligible telecommunications carrier: refers to a provider that is designated by the Indiana utility regulatory commission as an eligible telecommunications carrier for purposes of receiving Lifeline reimbursement from the universal service fund through the administrator designated by the Federal Communications Commission. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-3.5
  • eligible telecommunications carrier: refers to a provider that is designated by the Indiana utility regulatory commission as an eligible telecommunications carrier for purposes of receiving Lifeline reimbursement from the universal service fund through the administrator designated by the Federal Communications Commission. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-8.7
  • Emergency medical services personnel: means individuals certified by the emergency medical services commission established by Indiana Code 36-8-12-2
  • Employee: means a person in the service of another person under a written or implied contract of hire or apprenticeship. See Indiana Code 36-8-12-2
  • employee: means a full-time employee of a police or fire department. See Indiana Code 36-8-22-2
  • Employee beneficiary: means an eligible employee who has completed an application to become an employee beneficiary and who has had the proper deductions made from the eligible employee's wages as required in the pension trust agreement. See Indiana Code 36-8-10-2
  • employee organization: means an organization:

    Indiana Code 36-8-22-3

  • employer: means :

    Indiana Code 36-8-8-2

  • Employer: means :

    Indiana Code 36-8-12-2

  • employer: means a unit. See Indiana Code 36-8-22-4
  • enhanced prepaid wireless charge: means the charge that a seller is required to collect from a consumer under section 12 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-4
  • Essential employee: means an employee:

    Indiana Code 36-8-12-2

  • exchange access facility: means the access from a particular service user's premises to a telephone system. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-10
  • exclusive recognized representative: means an employee organization elected under section 9 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-22-5
  • executive director: refers to the executive director of the board. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-11
  • facility: has the meaning set forth in 327 IAC 2-6. See Indiana Code 36-8-12.2-1
  • facility: means computers and communication systems or any necessary appurtenances and improvements thereto, including real and personal property required to house such facilities and all equipment, apparatus, devices, and instrumentalities required for the proper operation of the facility or facilities. See Indiana Code 36-8-15-6
  • fire company: means each organization or group doing duty as part of the fire department, including engine companies, hose companies, those in the telephone or telegraph service, inspectors, mechanics, watchmen, and others in charge of apparatus for extinguishing fires. See Indiana Code 36-8-7-2
  • fire department: means a fire department established by a county, city, town, or township, including a fire protection district under Indiana Code 36-8-2.2-3
  • fire department: means a fire department that:

    Indiana Code 36-8-12.2-2

  • fire department: means a paid fire department or a volunteer fire department that renders fire prevention or fire protection services to a political subdivision. See Indiana Code 36-8-17-2
  • fire department: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-17.5-1
  • fire protection district: means a fire protection district established under Indiana Code 36-8-19-1.7
  • fire safety law: means any law, including rules and orders of the commission, safeguarding life or property from the hazards of fire or explosion. See Indiana Code 36-8-17-3
  • Fiscal officer: means a bonded employee of the fire protection district charged with the faithful receipt and disbursement of the funds of the district. See Indiana Code 36-8-11-2
  • Freeholder: means an individual who holds land in fee, for life, or for some indeterminate period of time, whether or not in joint title. See Indiana Code 36-8-11-2
  • full-time firefighter: means a full-time, fully paid firefighter employed by a political subdivision. See Indiana Code 36-8-10.5-3
  • fund: refers to the statewide 911 fund established by Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-5
  • fund: refers to the statewide 911 fund established by section 29 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-12
  • hazardous materials emergency: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-12.2-3
  • Highway: includes county bridges and state and county roads, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • institute: means the Indiana criminal justice institute established under Indiana Code 36-8-19.5-2
  • interconnected VOIP service: has the meaning set forth in 47 CFR 9. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-13
  • Joint title: means joint tenancy, tenancy in common, or tenancy by the entireties. See Indiana Code 36-8-11-2
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • local board: means the following:

    Indiana Code 36-8-8-2.1

  • local exchange carrier: has the meaning set forth in 47 U. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-14
  • medical record: means written or printed information possessed by a provider (as defined in Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Mentally incompetent: means of unsound mind. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • mode of transportation: has the meaning set forth in 327 IAC 2-6. See Indiana Code 36-8-12.2-4
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • multiline telephone system: means a voice communications service system that includes the following:

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-15

  • Nominal compensation: means annual compensation of not more than twenty thousand dollars ($20,000). See Indiana Code 36-8-12-2
  • Oath: includes "affirmation" and "to swear" includes to "affirm". See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • participating unit: refers to a unit or fire protection district that adopts an ordinance or a resolution under section 6 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-19-2
  • Pension engineers: means technical consultants qualified to supervise and assist in the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a pension trust on an actuarially sound basis. See Indiana Code 36-8-10-2
  • Personal property: includes goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • place of primary use: means the street address representative of where a customer's use of communications service primarily occurs, which must be:

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-16

  • plan: refers to a siren coverage plan adopted by a county under section 13 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-21.5-3
  • planned siren: refers to a siren that satisfies all of the following:

    Indiana Code 36-8-21.5-5

  • Population: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • pre-planning inspection: means an inspection of a Class 1 structure (as defined in Indiana Code 36-8-17.5-2
  • prepaid user: refers to a user of prepaid wireless telecommunications service who:

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-6

  • prepaid user: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-17
  • prepaid wireless telecommunications service: means a prepaid wireless calling service (as defined in Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-7
  • Primary county: refers to the county where the largest portion of a municipality is located if the municipality is located in two (2) counties. See Indiana Code 36-8-11-2
  • proprietary information: includes the following:

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-18

  • provider: means a person or entity that offers prepaid wireless telecommunications service. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-8
  • provider: means a person or entity, or an affiliate of a person or an entity, that:

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-19

  • provider unit: refers to the participating unit that is responsible for providing the fire protection services within the territory. See Indiana Code 36-8-19-3
  • PSAP: refers to a public safety answering point:

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-20

  • Public servant: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-12-2
  • report: refers to a siren coverage report prepared by a county under section 11 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-21.5-6
  • Responsible party: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-12-2
  • responsible party: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-12.2-5
  • retail transaction: means the purchase of prepaid wireless telecommunications service from a seller for any purpose other than resale. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-9
  • Secondary county: refers to the county where the smallest portion of a municipality is located if the municipality is located in two (2) counties. See Indiana Code 36-8-11-2
  • seller: means a person that sells prepaid wireless telecommunications service to another person. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.6-10
  • severe weather: means :

    Indiana Code 36-8-21.5-7

  • Sheriff: means the sheriff of the county or another person authorized to perform sheriff's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • siren: means a siren that can be activated within a specified range to warn residents of an occurrence or imminent threat of severe weather. See Indiana Code 36-8-21.5-8
  • strike: means a:

    Indiana Code 36-8-22-6

  • system board: refers to the board of trustees of the Indiana public retirement system established by Indiana Code 36-8-8-2.3
  • territory: refers to a fire protection territory established under this chapter. See Indiana Code 36-8-19-4
  • Trust fund: means the assets of the pension trust and consists of voluntary contributions from the department, money paid from the wages of employee beneficiaries, and other payments or contributions made to the pension trust, including the income and proceeds derived from the investment of them. See Indiana Code 36-8-10-2
  • Trustee: refers to the trustee of the pension trust, who may be one (1) or more corporate trustees or the treasurer of the county serving under bond. See Indiana Code 36-8-10-2
  • user: refers to :

    Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-21

  • Verified: when applied to pleadings, means supported by oath or affirmation in writing. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • veteran: means an individual who has served or is serving in the armed forces. See Indiana Code 36-8-4.7-4
  • veteran: includes "Hoosier veteran" and applies to the construction of all Indiana statutes, unless the construction is expressly excluded by the terms of the statute, is plainly repugnant to the intent of the general assembly or of the context of the statute, or is inconsistent with federal law. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • VOIP provider: means a provider that offers interconnected VOIP service to users in Indiana. See Indiana Code 36-8-16.7-23
  • volunteer fire department: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-10.5-4
  • Volunteer fire department: means a department or association organized for the purpose of answering fire alarms, extinguishing fires, and providing other emergency services, the majority of members of which receive no compensation or nominal compensation for their services. See Indiana Code 36-8-12-2
  • volunteer firefighter: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-10.5-5
  • Volunteer firefighter: means a firefighter:

    Indiana Code 36-8-12-2

  • Volunteer member: means a member of a volunteer emergency medical services association connected with a unit as set forth in Indiana Code 36-8-12-2