The Arkansas Crime Information Center shall hire, upgrade, train, and promote in all job classifications without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, or disability, political affiliation or belief. This Policy applies to all employees of the Arkansas Crime Information Center and to all persons seeking employment with the agency. The Policy provides for equality of employment opportunity and treatment in internal staffing. Personnel actions will be directed toward encouraging equitable ethnic and female representation in recruitment, selection, and placement efforts, as well as expanding promotional opportunities for applicants and employees. This commitment will affect all employment practices including (but not limited to) hiring, placement, selection, training, transfer, promotion, layoff/termination, re-employment, compensation, benefits, terms, privileges, and conditions of employment. All Arkansas Crime Information Center employees are to be governed by the intent of the policy, and it is the responsibility of supervisors at all levels of operations to carry out and assure compliance with the Policy.