Leave of Absence


LOA stands for Leave of Absence. If you take LOA from PoliceMP, it will mean that you are no longer eligible to be removed from a division/department due to your absence on the server. LOA also means you cannot be on the server and using it as a method to deviate from division requirements. In order to be on LOA you must obtain the LOA tag, you can do this by filling an LOA form which can be found using the /loalink command in discord (or the link below). Once you have completed and submitted the form, you will be issued with the LOA tag automatically on discord. At this point you will still be able to access and play the server however you will be restricted to the roles of either PCSO or St Johns.

How long can you take LOA for?

Although you don't have to advise the command (division/department heads) with a reason as to why you are going on LOA (for example: Personal Reasons), it is nice to keep them up to date. LOA is authorised for a 2 week period at a time, maximum of two occasions in a three month period (special rules app). LOA means a break from your roles in PoliceMP, this means you have a break from your activity requirements but as mentioned above you can only run as PCSO or St Johns. Whilst on LOA and in the server you should maintain high levels of professionalism and you remain bound to the server rules and moderation policy.

Who can I tell to be put on LOA?

You are not required to speak to command to be put onto LOA. You must follow the link at the bottom of this page, submit your LOA and your command will automatically be notified. If you hold the rank of Band 1 Trainer, it is important to liaise with your command to ensure we do not affect the operations of the division training during your absence.

Do I need to give bi-weekly updates?

All LOAs are automatically approved upto 2 weeks within a three month period. If your LOA is pre-approved (in a support ticket) of 4 weeks plus, you must give bi-weekly updates to your command team via DM to keep them informed of your ongoing LOA. You must inform all division/department heads bi-weekly that you are still on LOA and estimated return date. This will ensure you are not subject to divisional requirements and you cannot lose your roles.

What happens if I don’t give bi-weekly updates?

If you don't give bi-weekly updates, someone from your diivision in a band 2/3 position will be in touch to get an update. If you do not respond within 24 hours, you will be messaged by Head of Moderation via a temp ticket. You will also become eligible for role removal from your divisions/departments that you hold during this time.

What if I get removed for not updating anyone?

If in the events you get removed from your divisions, you have the option to appeal. All appeals will go to the Head of Moderation/SM. Failing you are unsuccessful with your appeal, you can always remain a Police Constable. Due to server changes and development, you may be requested to be put through the training again.

How does activity work when I take LOA?

When you take LOA, your activity for that month is based on how many days you were not LOA. For example, if you take LOA on the 15th of the month, you would be subject to half of the monthly requirements. This is to ensure the LOA tag is not taken advantage of, and in the end, used as a way to deviate from any requirements.

What do I do when my LOA is complete?

Once your LOA has completed, please do not forget to use the command /loaremove in discord in order to remove the LOA tag. You will then be able to play again in game with your usual roles.

Where is the LOA form for me to fill out?

Below is the link to the LOA form for PC/LAS/LFB+. Anyone can use this form to acquire the LOA tag.

Although you are not required to inform your division's command team of your LOA starting, it is always nice to keep them up to date.

Leave of Absence should be submitted via the LOA form.

Policy last updated: 09/05/2024 by Daniel & Forbesee
Contributor(s): Boylewonder, Crusade, Daniel and Intrise