Sec­tion 1.  Employ­er Respon­si­bil­i­ty.  The Employ­er shall be respon­si­ble for, hold offi­cers harm­less from and pay for dam­ages or monies, which may be adjudged, assessed or oth­er­wise levied against any offi­cer cov­ered by this Agreement.

Sec­tion 2.  Legal Rep­re­sen­ta­tion.  Offi­cers shall have legal rep­re­sen­ta­tion by the Employ­er in any civ­il cause of action brought against an offi­cer result­ing from or aris­ing out of the per­for­mance of duties.

Sec­tion 3.  Coop­er­a­tion.  Offi­cers shall be required to coop­er­ate with the Employ­er dur­ing the course of the inves­ti­ga­tion, admin­is­tra­tion or lit­i­ga­tion of any claim aris­ing under this Article.

Sec­tion 4.  Applic­a­bil­i­ty.  The Employ­er will pro­vide the pro­tec­tions set forth in Sec­tion 1 and Sec­tion 2 above, so long as the offi­cer is act­ing with­in the scope of his employ­ment and where the offi­cer coop­er­ates, as defined in Sec­tion 3, with the Employ­er in defense of the action or actions or claims.