Legal Officer

Maj. Dennis Tiedt

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Duties Legal Officer

  • Advises on legal implications of CAP programs and activities (subject to the constraints imposed by local law on the unauthorized practice of law) to include:
  • - Interpretation of laws and regulations
  • - Contracts and agreements
  • - Insurance
  • - Real Estate
  • - Taxation
  • - Investigation
  • - Corporate records and organizations
  • - Relations with local agencies
  • - Render legal advice and opinions regarding CAP activities as requested
  • - Assist the unit safety officer in conducting investigations.
  • - Advise the unit commander and investigating officer on processing complaints in accordance with CAPR 123-2.
  • - Advise commanders on initiation of termination actions and serve as CAP representative at termination appeals hearings as appropriate.
  • The legal officer at all levels should be familiar and monitor compliance with the CAP Constitution and Bylaws, CAP regulations and with 5 U.S.C. 8141, 10 U.S.C. 9441, and 36 U.S.C. 40301-40307.

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