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GPD Standard Operating Procedures


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Glasgow Police Department SOP   

Chapter 1: Law Enforcement Role & Authority     
1.01 Ethics
1.02 Agency Jurisdiction
1.03 Jurisdiction/Mutual Aid
1.04 Motor Vehicles Stops/Searches
1.05 Search and Seizure: Residences
1.06 Stop, Arrest and Search of Persons
1.07 Arrest/Citation
1.08 Off-Duty Action
1.09 Firearms Proficiency
1.10 Critical Incident Investigation & Review OIS
1.11 Response To Resistance
1.12 Prisoner Transportation
1.13 Firearms & Ammunition
1.14 Knife/Cutting Tools
1.15 Biased Based Policing
1.16 Safe Storage of Firearms

Chapter 2: Legal Advice and Liability
2.01 Legal Advice
2.02 Liability Insurance
2.03 Memorandum of Understanding - School Resource Officer

Chapter 3: Organization
3.01 Organizational Structure
3.02 Personnel Responsibilities
3.03 Division & Section Responsibilities

Chapter 4: Command
4.01 Chief Executive Officer Authority
4.02 Chain Of Command
4.03 Command Protocol
4.04 Supervisory Accountability
4.05 Duty to Obey Lawful Orders
4.06 Written Directives

Chapter 5: General Management
5.01 Administrative Reporting Program
5.02 Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
5.03 Cellular Telephone Policy
5.04 Appearance and Grooming
5.05 Tattoos and Piercings
5.06 Employee Contact Information
5.07 Meal Breaks
5.08 Sick Days
5.09 Tobacco Use
5.10 Vacation Request
5.11 Awards

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Chapter 6: Planning and Research
6.01 Planning and Research
6.02 Mission Statement

Chapter 7: Allocation of Personnel
7.01 Auxiliary/Reserve Officers
7.02 Public Safety Officer
7.03 Volunteers In Law Enforcement Service
7.04 Chaplain Services
7.05 Honor Guard
7.06 School Resource Officer

Chapter 8: Fiscal Management
8.01 Fiscal Management
8.02 Inventory Control
8.03 Audits and Inspections
8.04 Uniforms/Equipment
8.05 Forfeiture of Assets

Chapter 9: Classification and Assignment
9.01 Assignment Openings

Chapter 10: Compensation, Benefits and Coordination of Work
10.01 Employee Benefits
10.02 Secondary Employment

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Chapter 11: Grievance Procedures
11.01 Grievance Procedure

Chapter 12: Disciplinary Procedures
12.01 Code of Conduct
12.02 Disciplinary System
12.03 Internal Affairs/Citizen Complaints
12.04 Duty to Disclose
12.05 Early Intervention System
12.06 Sexual Harassment, Sexual Discrimination
12.07 Sexual Misconduct
12.08 Domestic Misconduct
12.09 Tardiness

Chapter 13: Hiring Practices
13.01 Hiring Practices

Chapter 14: Training
14.01 Training
14.02 Critical Training Directive

Chapter 15: Promotion
15.01 Promotions

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Chapter 16: Employee Evaluations
16.01 Performance Evaluations

Chapter 17: Patrol
17.01 Patrol Shifts/Schedules
17.02 Confidential Informants
17.03 Law Enforcement Canines
17.04 Video Recording & Photographing Police Officers
17.05 Mobile Video Recorder MVR
17.06 Patrol
17.07 Use of Intranasal Naloxone
17.08 Suspect Identification Procedure
17.09 Ride-Along Policy
17.10 Animal Control Response
17.11 Domestic Violence
17.13 Dealing With Persons of Diminished Capacity
17.14 Persons With Disabilities
17.15 Foot Pursuit
17.16 Body Worn Video Recording (BWV)

Chapter 18: Juvenile Operations
18.01 Juvenile Operations

Chapter 19: Unusual Occurrences
19.01 Unusual Occurrences

Chapter 20: Public Information and Social Media
20.01 Public Information-Media Releases
20.02 Social Networking/Internet Postings

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Chapter 21: Vehicles
21.01 Vehicle Inspection
21.02 Vehicles
21.03 Vehicle Operations (Routine & Emergency Responses)
21.04 Vehicle Pursuit & Emergency Vehicle Operation
21.05 Special Purpose Vehicles

Chapter 22: Traffic Administration
22.01 Traffic Function
22.02 Traffic Law Enforcement
22.03 Traffic Reports/Citations
22.04 Contact With Violators
22.05 Speed Measuring Devices
22.06 Traffic Accident Investigation

Chapter 23: Traffic Direction and Control
23.01 Traffic Direction and Control
23.02 Escorts
23.03 Traffic Safety Checkpoint Policy
23.04 Hazardous Materials Scene
23.05 Emergency Assistance
23.06 Vehicle Towing

Chapter 24: Records and Police Data Information
24.01 Centralized Records/Police Information
24.02 LINK/NCIC Entries
24.03 Mobile Data Terminal Security

Chapter 25: Evidence and Property Management
25.01 Property & Evidence Management 
25.02 Borrowing and Lending Equipment Prohibited
25.03 Securing Weapons

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Chapter 26: Communications
26.01 Police Communications

Chapter 27: Federal and State OSHA Regulations
27.01 Federal and State OSHA Regulations
27.02 Safety Equipment
27.03 Fire Safety-Entering Burning Buildings

Chapter 28: Golden, Infant & Amber Alert
28.01 Golden Alert
28.02 Safe Infant Act
28.03 Amber Alert

Chapter 29: Sexual Assault Investigations
29.01 Sexual Assault Investigations

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