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General Policy Information

Preface

About and Contact

Audit, Policy & Research Unit Manual

Code of Ethics

Mission Statement and Priorities

Recently Updated

Cross Reference

Latest Revision Date: 9/17/2014

Title 1 - Department Administration

1.010 - Authority and Jurisdiction

1.020 - Chain of Command

1.030 - Department Span of Control Chart

1.040 - Budget

1.050 - Grants

1.060 - Consultant Contract Administration

1.070 - Training

1.080 - Inspection and Audits

1.090 - Ticket Chain of Custody

1.100 - Ticket Audits

1.110 - Media Relations

Title 2 - Department Employment

2.020 - Appointments and Probation

2.030 - Retirements and Separations

2.050 - Collective Bargaining and Contract Management

2.060 - Grievances

2.070 - Performance Evaluations

Title 3 - Employee Welfare

3.035 - Reasonable Accommodation (ADA)

3.040 – Airborne Pathogens Control

3.045 - Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control

3.050 - Coordinating Officer Fatalities

3.070 - Performance Mentoring Program

3.080 - Travel Training System

3.090 - Employee Recognition Awards Program

3.170 - Honoring Those Killed in the Line of Duty

3.270 - Police Charity Committee

3.290 - Pre-Service/In-Service and Specialized Training

3.330 - Workplace Safety

3.340 - Employee Involvement Committees_JLMC

Title 4 - Human Resources

4.000 - Employee Move Tracking System (EMT)

4.005 - Police Employee Data System (PEDS)

4.010 - Employee Time Off

4.015 - Restricted Time Off for a Pre-Planned Event

4.020 - Reporting and Recording Overtime/Out of Classification Pay

4.030 - Jury Duty

4.040 - Sick Leave

4.050 - On-Duty Illness or Injury

4.060 - Long Term Disability Benefits

4.070 - Limited Duty Assignments

4.080 - Pregnancy

4.090 - Leave of Absence Without Pay

4.100 – Family and Medical Leave

4.110 - Sick Leave Donation

4.120 - Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Leave

4.130 - Military Leave

4.140 - Military Spouse/Domestic Partner Leave

4.150 - Funeral Leave

Title 5 - Employee Conduct

5.001 - Standards and Duties

5.002 - Responsibilities of Employees Concerning Complaints of Possible Misconduct

5.010 - Civil Actions

5.020 - Gifts and Gratuities

5.030 - Criminal Case Testimony

5.040 - EEO Complaints and Investigations

5.060 - Employee Political Activity

5.090 - Operations Bureau General Personnel Matters

5.100 - Operations Bureau Individual Responsibilities

5.120 - Secondary Employment

5.130 - Supervisor/Employee Relationships

5.140 - Bias-Free Policing

Bias-Free Policing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

5.150 - Use of Private Vehicles for City Business

5.160 - Citizen Observation of Officers

5.170 - Alcohol and Substance Use

5.175 - Critical Incident Stress Management Communications

5.190 - Court Appearances and Legal Proceedings

5.200 - Americans With Disabilities Act

Title 6 - Arrests, Search and Seizure

6.010 - Reporting Arrests and Detentions

6.020 - Arrests and Detentions of Foreign Nationals

6.030 - Body Cavity Searches

6.060 - Collection of Information for Law Enforcement Purposes

6.120 - Impounding Vehicles

6.130 - Informant Management

6.135 - Cooperating Witnesses

6.140 - Locating a Cell Phone during an Emergency

6.150 - Advising Persons of Right to Counsel and Miranda

6.180 - Searches-General

6.181 - Performing Inventory Searches

6.185 - Search Warrants

6.210 - Strip Searches

6.220 - Voluntary Contacts and Terry Stops

6.250 - Use of Non-SPD Canines

6.280 - Warrant Arrests

6.290 - Juvenile Investigations and Arrests

Title 7 - Evidence and Property

7.010 - Submitting Evidence

7.020 - Found Property

7.030 - Firearms & Shell Casings

7.040 - Dangerous or Hazardous Evidence

7.050 - Checking Out Evidence for Court

7.060 - Releasing Evidence

7.070 - Converting Evidence for Department Use

7.080 - Money Evidence

7.090 - Photographic Evidence

7.100 - Fingerprint Evidence

7.110 - Recorded Statements

7.120 - Narcotics Evidence

7.130 – Narcotics Training Aid and Investigative Use Drug Property Release

7.140 – Firearm Training Aid and Investigative Use

7.150 - Non-Detainee Property for Safekeeping

Title 8 - Use of Force

8.000 - Use of Force Core Principles

8.050 - Use of Force Definitions

8.100 - Using Force

8.200 - Use of Force Tools

8.300 - Use of Force Reporting and Investigation

Use of Force Public Safety Statement Card

Investigating Supervisor Scene Guide

Investigating Supervisor Precinct Guide

Investigating Supervisor Documentation Guide

Involved Officer Statement Guide

Witness Officer Statement Guide

8.400 - Reviewing Use of Force

Reviewing Lieutenant Guide

Reviewing Captain Guide

8.500 - Firearms Discharge Investigations

Public Safety Statement Card

8.600 - Review of Firearms Discharges

Use-of-Force Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Title 9 - Equipment and Uniforms

9.010 - Employee Dress Standards

9.020 - Uniform

Uniform Reference Catalog

9.030 - Equipment

Equipment Reference Catalog

9.040 - Uniform and Equipment Committee

9.050 - Clothing Allowance and Reimbursement for Personal Property

9.060 - Firearms

9.065 - Firearms Training and Qualification

9.100 - Department Firearms Management

Title 10 - Police Facilities & Security

10.010 - Parking at Department Facilities

10.020 - Physical Security of Police Facilities

10.060 - Holding Cell Camera System

Title 11 - Detainee Management

11.010 - Detainee Management in Department Facilities

11.020 - Transportation of Detainees

11.030 - Guarding Detainees at a Hospital

11.040 - Booking Adult Detainees

11.050 - Detainee Property

Title 12 - Department Information Systems

12.010 - Communications

12.030 - Computer Hardware & Devices

12.040 - Computer Software

12.045 - Booking Photo Comparison Software

12.050 - Criminal Records

12.055 - Criminal Justice Research

12.060 - Department Forms Control

12.070 - Department Publications

12.080 - Department Records Access, Inspection & Dissemination

12.090 - Departmental Correspondence

12.091 - Mobile Reporting Entity (MRE) Laptops

12.110 - Use of Department E-mail & Internet Systems

12.111 - Use of Cloud Storage Services

12.120 - Telephone and Facsimile Machine Use

Title 13 - Vehicle Operations

13.010 - Collisions Involving Department Vehicles

13.015 - Collision Review Board

13.030 - Emergency Vehicle Operations

13.031 - Vehicle Eluding/Pursuits

13.040 - Patrol Operations Equipment, Police Vehicles and Facilities

13.050 - Policing by Mountain Bike

13.060 - Specialty Vehicles & Equipment

13.080 - Use of Department Vehicles

Title 14 - Emergency Operations

14.010 - After-Action Reports

14.040 - Hazardous Conditions

14.060 - Serious Incident Plan

14.070 - Serious Injury or Fatality to a Police Officer

14.080 - Task Force Mobilization

14.090 - Demonstration Management

ICS Debrief Form

14.100 - Special Event Planning

Title 15 - Primary Investigation

15.010 - Arson Investigations

15.015 – Bomb Threats and Explosive Devices

15.020 - Charge by Officer

15.055 - Death Investigations

15.080 - Follow-up Unit Notification and Follow-up Investigation

15.090 - Graffiti Incidents

15.100 - Kidnapping

15.120 - Malicious Harassment

15.130 - Missing Persons

15.140 - Narcotics Activity Report

15.150 - Narcotics

15.180 - Primary Investigations

15.185 - Vulnerable Adults-Elder Abuse and Neglect

15.190 - Theft and Recovery of Vehicle, License Plates, or License Tabs

15.200 - Retail Theft Program

15.210 - Investigating Property Held by a Pawnshop or Used-Goods Store

15.215 - Domestic Violence Firearms Seizures

15.220 - Child Welfare

15.230 - Animal Control

15.240 - Boating Accidents

15.250 - Interpreters/Translators

15.260 - Collision Investigations

15.270 - Trespass Warning Program

15.275 - Enforcing Trespass in Parks

15.280 - DUI Investigations

15.290 - Stay Out of Areas of Prostitution (SOAP)

15.300 - Stay Out of Drug Areas (SODA)-Define Boundaries

15.310 - Foreign Nationals Seeking Asylum

15.320 - Police Action on Military Reservations

15.330 - Responding to Threats and Assaults on Officers

15.340 - Robbery Response

15.350 - Significant Incident Report

15.360 - Mobile Identification Devices

15.370 - Sexual Assault Investigation

Title 16 - Patrol Operations

16.010 - Adult Entertainment

16.020 - Alley Closure

16.030 - Citizen Rider Program

16.040 - Community Police Teams

16.050 - Death Notifications

16.070 - Responding to Monitored Alarms

16.080 - Fireworks Disposal and Disposition

16.090 - In Car Video System

16.091 - Body-Worn Video Pilot Program

16.100 - Patrol Training and Publications

16.110 - Crisis Intervention

16.130 - Sick and Injured Persons

16.135 - Excited Delirium

16.140 - Traffic Direction and Control

16.150 - Snow and Ice Plan

16.160 - Ticket Vendors

16.170 - Automatic License Plate Readers

16.180 - Patrol Operations Order

16.190 - Labor Management Disputes

16.230 - Issuing Tickets and Traffic Contact Reports

16.231 - Cancelling and Voiding Tickets

16.240 - Mutual Assistance

16.250 - Interaction with the University of Washington Police Department

Title 1-Department Administration Old section
1.010- Authority and Jurisdiction  
1.020 - Chain of Command                                                                1.030
1.030 - Department Span of Control Chart  
1.040 - Budget  
1.050 - Grants  
1.060 - Consultant Contract Administration  
1.070 - Training                                                                              1.190
1.080 - Inspection and Audits  
1.090 - Ticket Chain of Custody  
1.100 - Ticket Audits  
1.110 - Media Relations                                                                    1.170
Title 2 - Department Employment  
2.020- Appointments and Probation  
2.030- Retirements and Separations  
2.050- Collective Bargaining and Contract Management  
2.060- Grievances  
2.070- Performance Evaluation  
Title 3 - Employee Welfare  
3.035- Reasonable Accommodation (ADA)  
3.040- Airborne Pathogens Control                  P&T 048
3.045- Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control P&T 047
3.050- Coordinating Officer Fatalities  
3.070- Early Intervention System (EIS)  
3.080- Travel Training System                         3.320
3.090- Employee Recognition Awards Progrm  
3.170- Honoring Those Killed in the Line of Duty  
3.270- Police Charity Committee  
3.290- Pre-Service/In-Service and Specialized Training  
3.330- Workplace Safety  
3.340- Employee Involvement Committees JLMC 5.050
Title 4 - Timekeeping                                  
4.005- Police Employee Data System (PEDS)  
4.010- Employee Time Off                              4.010 & 4.110
4.015- Restricted Time Off for a Pre-Planned Event 4.100
4.020- Reporting and Recording Overtime/Out of Classification Pay  
4.030- Jury Duty 4.080 & 4.090
4.040- Sick Leave                                           3.180
4.050- On-Duty Illness or Injury  
4.060- Long Term Disability Benefits  
4.070- Limited Duty Assignments                     3.200
4.080- Pregnancy                                           3.280
4.090- Leave of Absence Without Pay             4.050
4.100- Family and Medical Leave                     4.030
4.110- Sick Leave Donation  
4.120- Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Leave  
4.130- Military Leave                                      4.060
4.140- Military Spouse Leave  
4.150- Funeral Leave  
Title 5 - Employee Conduct                             
5.001- Standards and Duties  
5.002- Public and Internal Complaint Process   11.001
5.010- Civil Actions  
5.020- Gifts and Gratuities  
5.030- Criminal Case Testimony  
5.040- EEO Complaints and Investigations       5.080
5.060- Employee Political Activity  
5.090- Operations Bureau General Personnel Matters  
5.100- Operations Bureau Individual Responsibilities  
5.120- Secondary Employment  
5.130- Supervisor/Employee Relationships  
5.140- Bias-Based Policing  
5.150- Use of Private Vehicles for City Business  
5.160- Citizen Observation of Officers             17.070
5.170- Alcohol and Substance Use                   4.150
5.175- Critical Incident Stress Management Communications  
5.190- Court Appearances and Legal Proceedings 4.020
5.200- Americans With Disabilities Act             3.030
Title 6 – Arrests, Search & Seizure                     
6.010- Reporting Arrests and Detentions  
6.020- Arrests and Detentions Foreign Nationals  
6.030- Body Cavity Searches  
6.060- Collection of Information for Law Enforcement Purposes  
6.090- Full Restraint Position  
6.120- Impounding Vehicles  
6.130- Informant Management  
6.135- Cooperating Witnesses  
6.140- Locating a Cell Phone during an Emergency  
6.150- Advising Persons of Rights to Counsel and Miranda  
6.180- Searches- General  
6.181- Performing Inventory Searches 6.260
6.185- Search Warrants                                   6.190
6.210- Strip Search  
6.220- Social Contacts, Terry Stops and Arrests  
6.240- Use of Force  
6.247- Reviewing Use of Force Incidents  
6.250- Use of Non-SPD Canines  
6.280- Warrant Arrest  
6.290- Juvenile Investigations and Arrests       16.040
Title 7 - Evidence and Property                        
7.010- Converting Property-Evidence for Departmental Use  
7.020- Evidence, Private Property Collection & Release  
7.030- Photographic Evidence                          7.100
7.040- Fingerprints  
7.050- Firearms and Shell Casings as Evidence  
7.070- Narcotics and Firearms Property Release for Training Canines  
7.080- Physical Evidence  
7.090- Evidence Money Submission  
7.100- Recorded Statements                          6.170
Title 8 - Use of Force                                 
8.050- Use of Force Definitions  
8.100- Using Force  
8.200- Force Options  
8.300- Use of Force Reporting and Investigations  
8.400- Reviewing Use of Force  
8.500- Firearms Discharge Investigations         8.060
8.600- Review of Firearms Discharges  
Title 9 - Equipment and Uniforms                       
9.010- Employee Appearance Standards  
9.020- Police Uniform  
9.030- Uniform Equipment  
9.040- Police Dress Uniform  
9.050- Clothing Allowance and Reimbursement for Property  
9.060- Firearms  
9.065- Firearms Training and Qualification  
9.100- Department Firearms Management  
Title 10 - Police Facilities & Security                     
10.010- Parking at Department Facilities  
10.020- Physical Security of Police Facilities  
10.060- Holding Cell Camera System  
Title 11 - Detainee Management                        
11.010- Detainee Management in Department Facilities 6.075, 16.041
11.020- Transportation of Detainees                6.071
11.030- Guarding Detainees at a Hospital        6.100
11.040- Booking Adult Detainees                     6.040
Title 12 - Department Information Systems  
12.010- Communications  
12.030- Computer Hardware & Devices  
12.040- Computer Software  
12.050- Criminal Records  
12.055- Criminal Justice Research                 12.080
12.060- Department Forms Control  
12.070- Department Publications  
12.080- Department Records Access, Inspections & Dissemination  
12.090- Departmental Correspondence  
12.091- Mobile Reporting Entity (MRE) Laptops  
12.110- Use of Department E-Mail & Internet Systems  
12.111- Use of Cloud Storage Services  
12.120- Telephone and Facsimile Machine Use  
Title 13 - Vehicle Operations                          
13.010- Collisions Involving Department Vehicles  
13.015- Collision Review Board  
13.030- Emergency Vehicle Operations 13.020, 5.180, 13.090
13.031- Vehicle Eluding/Pursuits                     6.270
13.040- Patrol Operations Equipment, Police Vehicles and Facilities  
13.050- Policing by Mountain Bike  
13.060- Specialty Vehicles & Equipment  
13.080- Use of Department Vehicles  
Title 14 - Emergency Operations                     
14.010- After-Action Reports  
14.040- Hazardous Conditions  
14.060- Serious Incident Plan  
14.070- Serious Injury or Fatality to a Police Officer  
14.080- Task Force Mobilization  
14.090- Demonstration Management P&T 027, P&T 035
14.100- Special Event Planning                       1.140
Title 15 - Primary Investigations                      
15.010- Arson Investigation  
15.015- Bomb Threats and Explosive Devices P&T 050
15.020- Charge by Officer  
15.055- Death Investigation (Non Traffic)  
15.080- Follow-up Unit Notification and Follow-up Investigation  
15.090- Graffiti Incidents                                P&T 039
15.100- Kidnapping  
15.120- Malicious Harassment  
15.130- Missing Person                                   P&T 018
15.140- Narcotics Activity Report  
15.150- Narcotics  
15.180- Primary Investigations  
15.185- Vulnerable Adults- Elder Abuse and Neglect  
15.190- Auto Theft  
15.200- Retail Theft Program  
15.210- Investigating Property Held by a Pawnshop or Used-Goods Store P&T 005
15.215- Domestic Violence Firearms Seizures   8.020
15.220- Child Welfare                                      16.020
15.230- Animal Control                                  17.040
15.240- Boating Accidents                               17.050
15.250- Interpreters/ Translators                    17.270
15.260- Collision Investigations                        17.090
15.270- Trespass Warning Program                 17.110
15.275- Enforcing Trespass in Parks                 17.115
15.280- DUI Investigations                              17.170
15.290- Stay Out of Areas of Prostitution (SOAP) 17.440
15.300- Stay Out of Drug Areas (SODA)-  
15.310- Foreign Nationals Seeking Asylum       6.080
15.320- Police Action on Military Reservations  6.160
15.330- Responding to Threats and Assaults on Officers 3.065
15.340- Robbery Response                             P&T 051
Title 16 - Patrol Operations               
16.010- Adult Entertainment                             
16.020- Alley Closures                                     
16.030- Citizen Rider Program                          
16.040- Community Police Teams                     
16.050- Death Notifications                             
16.070- Responding to Monitored Alarms          
16.080- Fireworks Disposal and Disposition       
16.090- In Car Video System                            
16.100- Patrol Training and Publications            
16.110- Referring Subjects to the Crisis Solutions Center             17.370
16.130- Sick and Injured Persons                   17.400
16.135- Excited Delirium                                P&T 052
16.140- Traffic Direction and Control                17.405
16.150- Snow and Ice Plan                              17.430
16.160- Ticket Vendors                                   17.460
16.170- Automatic License Plate Readers         17.485
16.180- Patrol Operations Order                      1.130
16.190- Labor Management Disputes               P&T 019
16.230- Issuing Tickets and Traffic Contact Reports 6.230, 6.235, P&T 038
16.231- Cancelling and Voiding Tickets           6.230, 6.235, P&T 038
16.240- Mutual Assistance                               1.180