General Policy Information
Latest Revision Date: 11/20/2013
Title 1 - Department Structure and Function
Title 2 - Department Employment
Title 3 - Employee Welfare
Title 4 - Human Resources
Title 5 - Employee Conduct
Title 6 - Arrests, Search and Seizure
Title 7 - Evidence and Property
Title 8 - Use of Force
Title 9 - Equipment and Uniforms
Title 10 - Police Facilities & Security
Title 11 - Detainee Management
Title 12 - Department Information Systems
Title 13 - Vehicle Operations
Title 14 - Emergency Operations
Title 15 - Primary Investigation
Title 16 - Patrol Operations
Effective Date: 7/18/2012
This policy pertains to the publications issued by the Department.
The electronic version of the Manual is the most current and takes precedence over any printed version.
All iterations of the Manual will be archived by the Audit, Policy and Research Section.
Section/Unit Manuals shall apply to the employees assigned to that section/unit.
Sections and units that have manuals shall forward them to the Audit, Policy and Research Section.
Departmental Directives must be approved by the Chief of Police (or designee) prior to publication.
- Directives will remain effective for the current year plus one, or until incorporation into the Manual.
- Interim policies will remain in effect until retracted or a permanent policy is adopted.
The Training Digest will be sent out via the eDirectives system on the third Wednesday of each month.
A link to archived digests will be available on SPD InWeb.