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Who may authorize an employee beginning a general order project? The COP or a designated supervisor in the Employee Representative Council Office.
Once authorized to begin a general order project, an employee will contact the inspections division for what? Instructions, forms, and a policy project number.
Who forwards an employee's acknowledgement of GO's to the personnel division? The employee's division manager.
What is used as an informational document issued by the COP to announce legal matters, specific events, personnel openings and other information, which must be communicated department wide? Circulars
Roll Call Training Bulletins are used to educate employees on specific subjects such as: equipment usage, officer safety, and new court decisions
Who has the responsibility to post a death notice immediately? each division commander
Who is part of the Executive Staff? all executive assistant chiefs, assistant chiefs, and the directors of legal services, budget & finance, and technology services
According to the definition of "Police Blotter" who completes a police blotter on every person who is detained in a COH facility or lockup facility? All employees
A temporary assignment is an assignment lasting for how long? 30 calendar days or less
what grade classification denotes a senior police officer? grade IV
who is part of the senior executive staff? all EAC's, and directors of legal services and budget & finance
what division investigates extortion? robbery division
which division has primary responsibility to investigate human trafficking incidents? vice division
which division has primary responsibility in incidents of weapons of mass destruction? homicide division
what command or division oversees the patrol operations of the airport division? homeland security
members will "preserve and advance democratic values" by dedicating themselves to: the preservation of liberty and justice for all.
members will "improve the quality of community life" through: the provision of superior and equitable services
members will "improve the quality of work life" by: engaging in open and honest communication and demonstrating a general concern for one another
as stated in the guiding principles, what is the role of the police? to resolve problems through the enforcement of laws and not through the imposition of judgement or punishment.
as stated in the guiding principles, what is considered essential for maintaining a productive working environment? employee involvement in departmental activities
department mission, values, and guiding principles states that the mission of the HPD is to enhance the quality of life in the COH by working cooperatively with the public to prevent crime, enforce the law, preserve the peace, and ____ provide a safe environment
when and SOP is in conflict with current laws, ordinances, or other written directives, the SOP will be revised within: 45 calendar days
within how many days of transferring into a new assignment will each employee be provided a hard copy or electronic version of the current SOP's applicable for the employee's assignment? 30 days
employees notified of a civil or criminal action pending against them as a result of their employment with the COH will immediately inform whom in writing? the chief of police
employees receiving traffic citations will immediately notify whom in writing via their chain of command and forward a copy of the citation with the notification letter: their assistant chief
when receiving complaints from third-party, non-witnesses, first line supervisors will: refer them directly to the central intake office of IAD
what is the first thing that an officer who receives information about or observes an incident involving unnecessary use of force, violations of criminal statutes, or abuse of authority by another officer should do? take immediate action to protect the citizen.
under what circustances must a supervisor immediately notify IAD if they receive a class I complainat? the invesitation will be hindered by a lack of time, or the complaint involves a felony or breach of the peace that is occurring or just occurred.
under what circumstances can an employee be required to respond to an interrogation even if the complainant does not verify the complaint in an affidavit? in cases where a police officer is the complainant, or if third-party witness of police misconduct is a complainant.
is a 48-hour notice required before discussing an original infraction with an employee? no, supervisors have the right, duty, and responsibility at any time to inquire as to the facts of a circumstance, or situation in order to make management, operational, administrative or organizational decisions.
What class con complaints does the Divisional Adminisrative Disciplinary Committee (DADC) review? all non-class I investigations that resule in a divisional discipline recommendation for category b or lower.
citizen's review committee (CRC) will review IAD investigations that contain what allegations? use of force, discharge of firearms, incidents that result in serious bodily injury or death, and any investigation requested and approved for review by the COP
Hoe many calenday days of suspension can an employee receive and still be allowed to retain their HPD ID, badge, and shield? 15 calendar days or less.
hoe long can messengers and pickup and delivery drivers park in restricted parking spaces at the city hall annex parking garage? 20 minutes per trip
where should messengers and pickup and delivery vehicles park at the city hall annex garage? lower (blue) level
where should employees, who are authorized to use a city vehicle on an out of town special duty assignment, park their personal vehicle? the dart street lot
an employee seeking elective office must notify the COP through the chain of command and include in the notice an understanding that: no activities can be performed on duty or in uniform, and no COH resources or materials will be used.
an employee seeking elective office will prepare correspondence for the COP to the director of the COH HR department advising the director of the employee's intent to seek elective office. what color paper will the employee use? white interoffice bond
employees receiving an unlawful order will: report the incident in writing to the COP through their chain of command
supervisors will make appropriate scheduling and assignment decisions that reflect what? an understanding of the staffing needs of their division and their subordinates performance capabilities.
how often do supervisors have to inspect classified personnel? at least once a month
in the absence of a supervisor, who will notify the command center of significant events? senior officer on the scene.
which one of the following meets the criteria as an element of a catastrophic event? city vehicle accident involving more that 3 vehicles
employees may be precluded from driving on city business if they? have been convicted of DWI or DUI within 36 months prior to review, or have been convicted of any combination of 3 moving violations or at-fault accidents within 36 months prior to review.
to whom should correspondence concerning Citynet codes be routed? through the employees chain of command to the director of technology services
which form is utilized for travel/training advances? appendix c
what award may be given to any employee or citizen who has demonstrated a voluntary act of donating time, physical effort, financial support, or special talent promoting the safety, health, education, or welfare of citizens? humanitarian award
which funeral ceremonial honors include a 21-gun salute? full departmental honors
what must officer do if they are the recepient of a bribe? submit a letter to their commander and generat an incident report
Within how many days of transferring shall an employee receive an electronic version or a hard copy of the applicable sop's to the employees position. 30 days
When an SOP is in conflict with current laws, ordinances, or other written directives, the SOP shall be revised within how many days? 45 Calender Days
With regards to employees requesting representation from the city: The Chief of Police will notify the City of Houston Legal Department of the employee's request within how many days? 20 days as required by law
The employee's division shall handle disciplinary suspensions of how many days? 15 Calender Days or less
All disciplinary suspensions of how many days shall be handled by lAD/Cio? 16 Calender Days or more
When an officer, whether on or off duty, causes death or serious injury to any person, the officer will immediately be placed on temporary non-street duty by his division commander for a minimum of how many days? 3 days
If an officer, whether on or off duty, causes death or serious injury to another or sustains a serious injury, the officer will contact Psychological Services within how many days to be scheduled for counseling? 2 days
The officer's appointment for counseling will be no later than how long from the date of the incident? One week
If an officer is removed from class, Training Division personnel shall write a letter through the chain of command to the officer's _____________ explaining the reason for removal. assistant chief
Officers needing a waiver for any depart- ment or TCLEOSE mandated training must request the waiver through their respec- tive chain of command to the: chief of police
Upon a seriously injured officer's return to regular duty, he or she will ride with a partner for a period of how many days? 3 days
List the seven critical tasks Secure and establish communitcation, identify danger or kill zones and establish a safe route to the scene, establish an inner perimeter, establish an outer perimeter, establish a command post, establish a staging area, request additional resources
Travel/training requests requiring advance payment of registration fees or tuition must be submitted with the original, completed registration form and the approved, blue original Appendix B how long prior to the required date? Twenty Working days
All Travel Expense Summary forms (Appendix D) must be completed within how long of the conclusion of the travel or employees will be subject to having the funds deducted from their paycheck? 10 Working days
Flex time has to be used within how many days of accrual? 14 Calender Days
For access to an HPD premisis, an Employee Association shall submit a written request to the Chief of Police via the designated point-of-contact person how long prior to the date of the proposed access? 14 Calender Days
The period of time during which applications (Method B) shall be accepted from the date of posting? (minimum: seven calendar days from the date of the posting)
Modifications or dele- tions of overtime for pay information can- not be made after it has been authorized for payment in the computer system. Ad- justments to the report will be handled by written correspondence to: the Office of Budget and Finance explaining the modifi- cations.
Applicants declining a transfer because of a temporary situation and wishing to retain their application and position on the transfer application list must write the HRD Captain within how many days? seven calender days after the transfer decline
If a division commander anticipates filling a position from within the division, a notice of vacancy shall be prominently posted in an area accessible to all officers in the division for a minimum of how many days? seven calender days
Most temporary assignments are those lasting how long? 30 calender days or less
Only the Chief of Police or an executive assistant chief may approve a temporary assignment lasting how long? 31 through 90 calender days
Extensions beyond how long may be approved only by the Chief of Police? Beyond 90 Calender days
Division commanders shall ensure all applicants interviewed but not in consideration for transfer (Method B), are notified in writing within how long? 10 Calender days following the beginning of the established list.
All officers scheduled to be transferred involuntarily shall be given written notice of the transfer how long prior to the effective date of the transfer when practical? 10 Calender Days
How long is an officer's probation period on a method B transfer to an investigative assignment? 180 Days
Officers will submit requests for millitary leave with two copies of military orders through their chain of command to: the appropriate assistant chief or civilian equivalent
Employees requesting an available transi- tional duty assignment due to an injury or other health-related problem will write a letter to their: assistant cheif via the chain of command
Upon receiving or initiating a request for transitional duty, the supervisor will for- ward the request and report any additional details in writing through the chain of command to the employee's assistant cheif
When an employee requests additional transitional time, the request must be in writing to the chief of police
Leaves of absence and disciplinary suspensions which are how long in duration do not affect employment date calculations or one’s position on a promotional list? 90 Calender days or less
Employees will submit to their supervisors a new DWC-73 form as long as they are on less than full duty status or whenever they are seen by physicians, but no less frequently than? Every 30 Calender Days
Employees who have possibly been exposed to a communicable disease on duty will: submit to a base line blood test within? 10 Calender Days of Exposure
With regards to a supervisor's duty pertaining to IOD paper work: forms will be sent no later than how long following injury via the employees’ chain of command through the level of assistant chief. 15 Days
Mid-level managers will be required to contact at home status employees between the ? and ? consecutive days of IOD absence (this period does not include regular days off, but does include holidays). between the 5th and 10 consective days off, the mid manager will then be required to contact the employee weekly.
Managers will be required to contact at home status injured employees if the employee is absent for how long? 30 Consecutive Calender Days/ Managers will then be responsible for contacting the affected employee biweekly for the duration of the at home status
Managers will notify the Administrative Personnel Committee (APC) if an employee remains absent or working at less than full duty capacity for how long? 90 Calender Days/ Managers may contact the APC earlier if warranted
The supervisor assigned the injured employee’s case is responsible for notifying the chairperson of the APC in writing when? Any employee who is unable to work, or is working at less than full duty capacity for more than 90 calendar days.
When an employee is absent for _____ for any reason, the employee’s supervisor will instruct the employee to submit to a drug test before returning to work 30 Consecutive Calender Days
Any division intending to conduct an in-ternal training class is required to submit the lesson plan in writing for approval to the Training Division’s commander at least ______ prior to the class being held. 30 Calender Days
To obtain TCLEOSE credit, officers must submit a copy of the certificate of completion to the Training Academy Certification Office by either interoffice mail or fax within __________of the completion of the course. 14 Calender Days
City Ordinance requires non-classified employees to use Accrued Holiday Time within _________of the date of accrual 120 days
Employees requesting overtime compensation in the form of either overtime pay or compensatory time, will submit the appropriate Overtime Request form or Court Overtime Request form to their supervisor within ________of the hours worked. 5 Calender Days
Supervisors will ensure approved Overtime Request forms are forwarded to the overtime custodian within __________after submission by the employee 7 Calender Days
Classified employees transferred during the rating period will be evaluated on the basis of input from all supervisors who were responsible for the employee during the rating period unless an efficiency rating has been issued within the last _____. 30 Days
With regards to PFT hours: In order to avoid any forfeiture of hours, the officer must request its use at least _______ before the end of the benefit year in which the PFT hours were received 90 Calender Days
Officers required to perform military duty will be allowed up to ____________ per federal fiscal year 15 Working Days
Absences in excess of _________for military training will be charged to the officer’s PTO, PFT, or compensatory leave bank, provided the officer has not been granted a leave of absence. 15 Working Days
When possible, officers will submit requests for military leave at least______ prior to the effective date of the leave. two weeks
Officers absent without pay for _________ are required to make arrangements with the City of Houston Human Resources Department for continuation of medical and other insurance benefits 14 consecutive calender days
Officers who have been absent without pay for __________ will contact the Police Department Personnel Division when returning to work to ensure reinstatement of benefits and pay 14 consecutive calender days
Officers who are absent without authorized leave for________ without notifying their supervisor are assumed to have resigned their position and appropriate actions will be taken by the department to initiate termination. three working days
Anyone who is absent without pay for as many as _____________ may be placed on an administrative leave of absence. 14 consecutive calender days
Unpaid leaves of absence in excess of _____ but less than or equal to ______ must be approved by the Police Officers’ Civil Service Commission 14 calender days; 180 calender days
Unpaid leaves of absence in excess of ________must be approved by City Council 180 calender days
Prior to returning to work, provide a completed DWC-73. Employees will submit to their supervisors a new DWC-73 as long as they are on less than full-duty status and as often as they are seen by physicians, but no less frequently than every _____ 30 Calender Days
The division commander may place an employee on transitional duty for a period not to exceed ______while awaiting final approval from the injured employee's assistant chief. 10 Calender Days
An employee's assistant chief may approve transitional duty up to a maximum of _______. 90 Calender Days
Occupationally injured civilians, who have been on transitional duty for _______, may request an additional _______ of transitional duty, up to a maximum of ____________ 90 Calender Days; 90 Calender Days; 180 Calender Days
Occupationally injured classified employees, who have been on transitional duty for ________, may request additional _________ extensions in accordance with state law. 90 Calender days; 90 Calender Day
When an employee requests additional transitional time, the request must be in writing to the Chief of Police. The request must be submitted at least _____ prior to the date on which the requested additional transitional duty time is to begin. 14 Calender Days
Transitional duty based on health-related problems is limited to _____ unless the Chief of Police approves an extension 90 Calender Days
Investigations into prohibited conduct allegations should be completed within ______from the date of assignment to the investigator unless special circumstances exist 30 Calender Days
With regards to investigations into discrimination/prohibited conduct: Under no circumstances shall the investigation take more than ____unless an extension is approved by the Chief of Police or the Chief's designee. 60 Calender Days
The Step I meeting shall be scheduled no later than _____ after the date on which the grievance was filed. 30 Calender Days
Regardless of the outcome of the meeting, the division commander shall respond in writing to the Grievance Section no later than________ after the date the Step I meeting concluded. 5 Calender Days
The Grievance Section shall provide the grievant with the written response within ________ after the date the grievance meeting concluded. 15 Calender Days
If the grievant rejects the department's Step I resolution, the officer has _____ after the date of receipt of the Step I response to file a Step II grievance. 15 Calender Days
The Step II meeting shall be conducted no later than _____ after the date on which the Step II grievance form is filed. 15 Calender Days
A written response shall be drafted from the Office of the Chief of Police to the grievant and the response shall be forwarded to the Grievance Section within ______ after the date the Step II meeting is concluded. 10 Calender Days
The Grievance Section shall provide the grievant with the written response within ________ after the date the Step II grievance meeting concludes. 15 Calender Days
If the grievant formally rejects the department's Step II response, the grievantmay continue the grievance process by completing a StepIII grievance form at the City of Houston HR dept. within___after the date of receipt of the StepII response. 15 Calender Days
The grievance examiner shall forward the Step /II written response to the grievant and the department via certified mail within ____ after the Step III hearing concludes. 15 Calender Days
If the hearing examiner rules against the grievant or the department at Step III, either party may continue the grievance process by completing a Step IV grievance form at the City HR, within____ after the date of receipt of the Step III response. 15 Calender Days
The Civil Service Commission shall forward its written findings via certified mail to the grievant and the department within _____after the Step IV review is concluded. 15 Calender Days
At all times, the department shall give the civilian grievant at least ____ notice of any step meeting unless a shorter period is mutually agreed upon. This notice shall be given using the Notice of Grievance Meeting form provided by ADR. four calender days
The Civilian Step I meeting must be concluded no later than____ after the date on which the grievance was filed. 30 Calender Days
If the Civilian meeting is not concluded within ____ the grievance shall automatically proceed to Step II. 30 Calender Days
Regardless of the outcome of the meeting, the div commander shall prepare a written response to the Civilian grievant and forward the response to the Grievance Section no later than __after the date on which the Step I meeting was concluded. 5 Calender Days
The grievance coordinator shall provide the civilian grievant with the written response within _____after the date the step I grievance meeting concluded 15 Calender Days
If the division commander or appropriate supervisor fails to submit a written response within_____ after the conclusion of the Civilian Step I meeting, the grievance coordinator shall have an additional___ to automatically schedule a Step II meeting. 10 calender days; 10 calender days
The grievance coordinator must receive the completed Step II grievance form no later than ___after the date on which the civilian grievant was served with the division commander's response. 10 Calender Days
The Civilian Step II meeting must be concluded no later than _____after the date on which the Step II grievance form was filed. 45 Calender Days
If the meeting is not concluded within 45 calendar days, the civilian grievant has ____ to request that a grievance examiner order the grievance to proceed to a Step III without a Step II meeting. 10 Calender Days
Regardless of the outcome of the Civilian Step II meeting, the Chief of Police shall prepare a written response to the grievant and forward the response to the Grievance Section within_____ after the date the Step II meeting was concluded 10 Calender Days
If no written response is submitted by the COP within the ten calendar days following the conclusion of the civilian Step II meeting, the grievance coordinator shall have an additional___ days to refer the grievant to the Civil Service Coordinator 10 Calender Days
If the grievant formally rejects the department's Step II response, the civilian grievant may continue the grievance process by completing a Step III grievance form at the City HR Dept. within _____after the date of receipt of the Step II response. 10 Calender Days
The grievance examiner shall forward the Step III written response to the civilian grievant and the department via certified mail within ____after the Step III meeting concludes. 10 Calender Days
the hearing examiner rules against the grievant or the department at Step III, either party may continue the grievance process by completing a Step IV grievance form at the CityHR DEPT within__days after the date of receipt of the Step III response. 10 Calender Days
Members of the PCC will review the PC Report as soon as possible, but no later than ___after an IRF number has been assigned. 30 Calender Days
The PCC committee may also recommend the employee’s file be placed on hold for ____ 180 Calender Days
Upon approval by the Chief of Police, a classified employee will be placed into the Program for ____. A civilian employee will be placed into the Program for ___. 240 Program Days; 90 Program Days
Classified employees, while on the personel concerns program are restricted to a total of ___ of scheduled personal leave; this includes ___for training. 20 days; 10 days
Officers must complete ___before being considered for Accelerated Completion. The PCC chair may deny the recommendation for Accelerated Completion 120 Program Days
The SITS computer system will not issue municipal court subpoenas during an officer’s scheduled time off provided such time was requested____in advance and this information is entered as approved by a supervisor. 90 days
after a step I grievance meeting the division commander shall respond in writing to: the Grievance Section
after a step II grievance meeting the assistant chief shall submit a written recommendation to: the chief of police
to get approval to use any official logo on any item an employee must get approval from the uniform standards committee by submitting correspondence through their chain of command to: the executive assistant chief of strategic operations
If an employee wants a third test of a positive drug screen urine sample, he should write: the Medical Review Officer
all recommendations of the personnel concerns committee will be submitted in writing to whom for approval? the chief of police
who establishes appropriate staffing levels for each division? the chief of police
if a division manager anticipates filling a position from within the division, a notice of vacancy will be prominately posted in an area accessible to all officers in the division for: a minimum of 7 calendar days
if an officer involuntarily transferred, what minumum assignment period will apply? none, unless authorized by the EAC of the receiving division
what is the minimum tour of duty for an officer or SGT in IAD? 2 years, and they may serve an additional 3 years but nor more than 5 years unless authorized by the chief of police
according to section 16, investigative selection process, how long is the probationary period for investigative personnel transfers? 180 calendar days
an officer who declines a transfer because of a temporary situation and still wishes to retain the transfer position may take what action? write an explanation to the captain of human resources division within 7 calendar days of declining the transfer
how long must receiving divisions keep applications for those who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for a transfer? at least 6 months
accoring to the application process for investigative positions, what criteria must an officer meet for "minimum tenure"? minimum 3 years sworn service with HPD including a minimum of two years in uniformed division
up to how many days in duration may a leave of absence or a disciplinary suspension not affect a person's employment date calculation or a position on a promotional list? 90 calendar days or less
according to the training pay calculations, how many years of service equates to achievement level 2? 6-11 years
under what circumstances will a supervisor complete the COH accident report form? in all possible work related injuries and/or exposures, EVEN IF, the employee does not want to file a workers compensation claim.
how long do employees have to submit to a base line blood test once exposed to a communicable diseast? 10 calendar days
who do employees notify in writing should they become aware of any employee who, because of a medical or psychological condition, is possibly a danger to himself or others? the chairperson of the administrative personnel committee
who must give prior approval for employees to attend courses above the mandatory training requirements while on duty? employee's assistant chief.
specialized training may be taken on duty with the approval of whom? employee's division commander
supervisors may not take changes on employee's overtime request forms, with the exception of what? department/division codes
sergeants are still classiifed as "exempt emploiyees" for purposes of accumulation of what? PFT hours
how many hours of comp time can civilian employees accrue in their time bank? 240
when calculating overtime compensation, quarter-hour time blocks will be used. how many minutes should the employee work in the time frame to get the entire time block? if they work 8 minutes of more they get the quarter hour time block
city ordinance requires non-classified employees to use accrued holiday time within what time frame? 120 days of the date of accrual
employees requesting overtime compensation will submit the appropriate overtime request form to their supervisor within how long? within 5 calendar days of the hours worked
supervisors will ensure that approved overtime requst forms are forwarded to the overtime custodian within how long? within 7 calendar days after submission by the employee
the original copy of the overtime request form and the individual employee's overtime record will be kept at the divisional level for how long? 3 years from the date of the most recent entry
employees will not work more that 80 hours in a workweek unless authorized to do so by whom? on duty shift commander
classified employees performance will be assessed regularly and fairly based on what? productivity and quality of work
what is the definition of a benefit year? september 1 through august 31
if an employees total balance of MSP, CSL, vacation and PTO exceeds 4,000 hours at the end of a benefit year, the amount of PTO that can be added to the employees bank is limited to how many hours? 120 hours
how much PTO can an officer take in a benefit year without asking for additional time from the COP? 320 hours
how long does an employee have to work for the city to receive 12 weeks of FMLA leave during the benefit year? 12 months (not necessarily consecutively) and who have been physically at work for at least 1250 hours during the last 24 months
when possible, officers will submit request for military leave at least how long in advance? 2 weeks
in the case of the death in the immediate family of an officer, who can excuse an officer from reporting for duty for as many as 3 working days? the division manager
during adverse weather conditions, how many hours may an officer arrive late and not have to make it up? two hours
how many unscheduled leave events during a benefit year may require a physician's statement to be compensated at PTO? more than 8
how may days can an officer take PTO for it to be considered 1 leave event? 7 calendar days
unpaid leaves of absence in excess of 14 calendar days but less than or equal to 180 calendar days must be approved by whom? police officers civil service commission
unpaid leaves of absences in excess of 180 calendar days must be approved by whom? city council
officers who are absent without authorized leave for how many days, without notifying their supervisor, are assumed to have resigned their position? 3 working days
how long can a divisional manager place an employee on transitional duty assignment? period not the exceed 10 calendar days
how long can an assistant chief place an employee on transitional duty assignment? maximum of 90 calendar days
who can authorize extensions of transitional duty time? the chief of police
how long in advance must written correspondence requesting an extension to transitional duty be submitted? 14 calendar days prior to the date when the additional duty time is to begin.
investigations into prohobited conduct allegations should be completed within how long? 30 calendar days, unless special circumstances exist. under no circumstances will they take more than 60 calendar days unless approved by the chief.
what is the preferred method for employees to report all discrimination and harrassment complaints? through ADR, employee relations section
a step I grievance meeting will be scheduled no later than how many days after which the grievance was filed? 30 calendar days
what happens if 48 hours notice if not given to the officer before a grievance meeting? the grievance will be sustained in favor of the officer
if the officer rejects the department's step I resulution, how many days will the officer have to file a step II grievance? 15 calendar days
who does the grievant meet with in a step II grievance? an assistant chief
where is a step IV grievnce filed? city of houston human resources department, employee relations division
how much notice will civilian employees be givin before any step grievance meeting? 4 calendar days
what conditions must be met for an employee who files a grievance to be compensated for time spent in the grievance meetings? if the meetings fall outside the employee's normal working hours and the employee prevails in the grievance
former of current NON HPD officers who meet modified entry guidelines may enter into HPD's modified entry program. how many years of service must a former or current NON HPD officer have to qualify for such entry? 2 consecutive years of service within the previous 5 years
what is not considered an escort of convenience? escorting oversized loads
for a division commander to request the COP to reinstate extra job privileges, what must be true? the employee's performance must be near or at the top of his division's or units productivity standards
how may an employee, whose extra employment application has been denied, appeal the denial? in writing to the captain of human resources
who must officer receive approval from to work police related extra employment in areas outside of harris county? the highest ranking law enforcement official in that jurisdiction
under what circumstances may an employee who holds a polygraph license work extra employment as a polygraph examiner? only for law enforcement or judicial prosecutors
escorts originating within the eight authorized conties and terminating no more than 10 miles outside those counties are permitted. but, who must approve an escort of convenience? the assistant cheif of tactical support command
what time frame is defined for the benefit year? september 1 through august 31
when the COP makes an appointment to the ranks of AC or EAC, what does he need for final approval? only the approval of the mayor
from what rank may an employee be appointed from for the rank of assistant chief or executive assistant chief? any rank
in the first full pay period of september of each year, the department shall deduct ________ hours from each officers ________ accumulated bank of time with a cash value and credit the time deducted to the MBA Union Business Leave Pool. two hours, (PTO) Paid Time Off
when may an officer cancel his donation of time to the MBA, by personally appearing off-duty at the MBA office and completing the required forms? during the month of July of each year
in the event the MBA is unable to accumulate a sufficient amount of donated time necessary to conduct union business, the MBA may be required to reimburse the city. What is the rate of pay for any such reimbursement? the median rate of pay of a police officer
which of the following is true about the structure and membership of the labor relations committee (LRC)? the committee shall consist of 10 members who shall be appointed to staggered two year terms.
which of the following is not a responsibility of the labor relations committee? reviewing disciplinary actions sanctioned against police officers
When an officer qualifies with a new holster how long does he have to turn in in the old holster to uniform supply 2 days
With regards to Devision level ERC position: Interested employees will have how long to submit their names to their division commanders prior to the election being held. 7 calender days
ERC representatives will serve for a period of _____or until the ERC coordinator initiates an ERC representative election. However, ERC representatives may serve continuous terms as long as they are reelected each year. one year
On an ERC step 2:Commanders have how long from the date of receipt to return the original IRR to the ERC representative with a reply. 5 working days
With regards to a Div Comm. response to a step II: The ERC representative has how long to consult with the initiating employee and return the original IRR to the ERC Section. 3 working days
In the ERC process: Request for appeals will be submitted within _______of the Step 4 resolution. Employees will be required to submit additional information to support their issue. The ERC coordinator and ERC staff will review these requests 30 Calender Days
Standards of productivity shall be developed based upon the average of each of the above listed categories over the last _______. Any disparities based upon assignment shall be taken into account. 30 Calender Days
When an employee has exhausted all available leave due to an illness or injury requiring an absence of over days____, other City employees may donate part of their available leave balance to that employee under the Accrued Leave Donation Program 30 Calender Days
The maximum amount of donated time that can be received by an employee per illness or injury is ___? Is 180 working days
With regards to donating leave to injured employees: Civilian employees donating available vacation leave time shall have completed _____ of their new-hire probationary period. six months
With regards to donating leave to to sick or injured employees: Classified employees donating available PTO shall have completed ____? their full new-hire probationary period.
With regards to the SI dicipline process:The intervening supervisor will inform the party(complainant) raising the issue of the outcome within ____of initiating the IRF and make an entry in the VIT system indicating that notice was given. 30 Days
Issues eligible for resolution through mediation will be processed and completed in ___. 60 calendar days or less
All issues referred to the Mediation Section that are eligible for resolution through another department process (e.g., grievance , IAD, ERC) will cause the applicable issue processing time requirements to be suspended up to, but no more than___? 60 calender days
Officers desiring to purchase a specialized badge shall submit a written request through their chain of command to the captain of the HR division
undercovers wanting an exception to the requirement of carrying a primary weapon on-duty will have an exception approved in writing by: thier division commander
Officers who desire to carry shotguns not currently approved by the department will submit their requests in writing to the chief of police
an officer who fails to qualify on the primary weapons course during his birth month will immediately notify who in writing? their immediate supervisor
an officer requesting the loan of a primary weapon for use on-duty will submit a request in writing, signed by thier division commander, to who? an academy range supervisor via the Training Division commander
All correspondence associated with a city vehicle accident will be addressed through the chain of command to the employee's to the employee's assistant chief. if discipline is reccommended, to the chief of police
A first violation for failure to ensure a replacement is listed in the red book may be handled as a Supervisory Intervention and may result in a _______disqualification from participating in any aspect of SOSP. 30 day
First time failure of a replacement officer to report to duty at the SOSP’s scheduled time or location, or to cover the designated shift will result in a ___ disqualification from participating in any aspect of the SOSP program. 90 day
Any subsequent violation will result in a mandatory ___disqualification from SOSP participation and will be investigated in accordance with the department’s disciplinary system. 6 month
There will be two PDP periods each calendar year. The periods will be ___? January 1 through June 30 and July 1 through December 31.
If the officer’s injury is an incapacitating injury, the officer will have ____from the date he is returned to full duty to decide whether to enter the PDP immediately or to apply during the next scheduled election period. 30 Calender Days
An incapacitating injury is an injury, which in the opinion of the treating physician would prevent the officer from returning to full duty within ____ of the election date to commence participation in PDP. 60 Calender Days
Officers nearing the end of their PDP are responsible for contacting the Personnel Division manager or designee to initiate the retirement phase ________ prior to the date certain. 30 Calender Days
An officer may file an appeal of the decision with the City of Houston HR Director within___ of the date the officer received written notification from the Chief of Police that the election was made to revoke the officer’s participation in the PDP. 15 Calender Days
Flex time compensation must be accounted for within a ___period, and the officer does not receive ETC for the hours flexed. 14 Calender Day
If holsters are available, officers will go to Uniform Supply and pick up an holster for the new weapon. Officers will report to an academy range within____ and qualify with their handguns in order to receive a new or updated qualification card. two weeks
When officers qualify with a new weapon, they will return the old holster to Uniform Supply within____ of qualifying. two days
When returning from an injury or leave of absence which caused the officer to be absent during their month: Officers will be given ____to qualify after returning to normal duty. 30 Calender Days
Unless an exigent circumstance exists, an officer on normal duty at least ___during the officer's birthday month will not be granted the extension. one day
Authorized Division will Forward a copy of that division’s surveillance equipment inventory to the division commander of CID by ___each year. January 15
When commanders transfer in to a new division, they will ensure a complete inventory is conducted of the property of the new division within _____? 14 Calender Days
Any division intending to convert weapons to City inventory will research each weapon for TCIC/NCIC hits how often? Every three years
With regards to divison copy machines: Division managers will ensure a copy of the monthly meter card, as well as any vendor's bills received, are forwarded to Budget and Finance how often? once a month
Each division should maintain a ____ day inventory of office supplies. seven day
The Office Services Unit will be notified at least _____in advance for any required replacement of needed department forms. 30 Working days
Employees making restitution shall be directed to contact the Office of Budget and Finance within ____of receipt of the Chief's order to make an arrangement for payment. 30 Calender Days
Internal Directives are written policies and procedures established by the Chief of Police and published in the form of A Rules Manual, General Orders, Special Orders, Circulars and Roll Call Training Bulletins. (GO 100-01, p. 1)
Internal directives apply to all employees, classified and civilian, unless It is otherwise indicated in the policy or it is obvious from the policy's content. (GO 100-01, p. 1 , section 1)
Violation of internal directives May be cause for disciplinary action. (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 1)
When a rule in the Rules Manual conflicts with a later-issued General Order The rule is superseded by the General Order. (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 1)
The Police Department's Rules Manual applies Only to classified personnel. (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 1)
Changes and exceptions to the General Orders must be made or approved by The Chief of Police. (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 2)
Personnel involved in the creation and revision of General Orders will adhere to All established procedures published by the inspections Division (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 2).
All employees, other than Inspections Division personnel, requesting a new General Order or revision of an existing General Order will seek authorization to begin such a project from Their assistant chief through the chain of command. (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 2)
Once authorized to begin (General Orders revision project), the employee will contact The Inspections Division for instructions, forms, and a policy project number (POL#). (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 2)
Divisions which are affected by policy or which have expertise in a policy area are expected to Perform much of the necessary staff work needed to revise such policy. (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 2)
General Orders revision project. When necessary _________ will coordinate the delegation of policy revision projects among the various commands. The assistant chief of Management Services Command. (GO 100-01, p. 1, section 2)
General Order changes will be sent from the originating party to Their assistant chief (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 2d)
General Order changes. If the assistant chief of the originating party approves of the policy revision, they will forward the change to The assistant chief of Management Services Command (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 2d)
General Orders revision. Management Services Command will then forward revision to Inspections Division. (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 2e)
__________ will review coordinate, and process the General Order revisions, as well as proposed new General Orders. Inspections Division. (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 2e)
The effective date of a General Order or any revision will be The date of issuance, unless otherwise noted. (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 2)
At the beginning of each quarter, ________ will furnish the Property and Supply The department print shop. (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 2)
The Civilian copy of General Orders will not contain General Orders which apply exclusively to classified personnel and the Rules Manual. (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 2)
After receiving a General Order, each employee will sign a form that acknowledges the receipt. ________ will forward the signed form to the Personnel Division The employee's division manager. (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 2)
The Special Order is a written order, authorized pursuant to section 34-23 of the city of Houston Code of Ordinances, issued by the Chief of Police and relating to Departmental personnel assignments. (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 3)
Which Special Order series title numbers are for promotions? 4000 Promotions. (GO 100-01, p. 2, section 3)
A Circular is an informational document issued by the Chief of Police to Announce legal matters, specific events, personnel openings, and other information which must be communicated department-wide. (GO 100-01, p. 3, section 4)
A Circular which announces a policy or procedure is superseded by The issuance of the General Order or Standard Operating Procedure on that subject. (GO 100-01, p. 3, section 4)
A reference number will be placed on all Circulars by the Office of the Chief of Police. That number will contain The date of issuance and the order of issuance. For example, the number 84-0614-90 means the Circular was issued in 1984 on June 14 and was the 90th one issued that year. (GO 100-01, p. 3, section 4)
________ are used to educate employees on specific subject such as equipment usage, officer safety or New court decisions Roll Call Training Bulletins. (GO 100-01, p. 3, section 5)
A request for development of a Roll Call Training Bulletin may be initiated At any level within the department and should be directed to the Training Division. (GO 100-01, p. 3, section 5)
______ will initiate and be responsible for issuing the death notification for all employees of this Department. The Family Assistance Unit. (GO 100-01, p. 3, section 6)
The Family Assistance Unit will fax the Death Notice to each division and it is the responsibility of _________ to post the Death Notice immediately. Each division commander (GO 100-01, p. 3, section 6)
Command Staff. An advisory board to the Chief of Police consisting of All members of the Executive Staff plus all commanders, and division commanders. (GO 100-03, p. 1)
Executive Staff. An advisory board to the Chief of Police consisting of All executive assistant chiefs; all assistant chiefs; and the directors of Legal Services, Budget and Finance, Public Affairs, Technology Services, and Planning. (GO 100-03, p. 3)
Senior Executive Staff. An advisory board to the Chief of Police consisting of All executive assistant chiefs and the directors of Legal Services, Budget and Finance, and Planning. (GO 100-03, p. 6)
Temporary Assignment. An assignment net outside an employee's regular assigned division normally lasting 30 calendar days o r less unless otherwise approved. (GO 100-03, p. 7)
Unscheduled Leave. A leave requested less than ______ prior to the start of the leave, unless approved by a supervisor as a scheduled leave event. 24 hours (GO 100-03, p. 7)
The components of the Office of the Chief of Police are Chief of Staff, Legal Services, Office of Budget and Finance, and Public Affairs (GO 100-05, p. 1, section 1).
Strategic Operations oversees the following commands Homeland Security Command and Professional Standards Command (GO 100-05, p. 1-2, section 2).
Homeland Security Command oversees the operations of the following divisions: Air Support Division, Airport Division, Criminal Intelligence Division (CID), Special Operations Division (SO), and Tactical Operations Division (GO 100-05, p. 1-2, section 2).
Professional Standards Command oversees the operations of the following divisions: Inspections Division, Internal Affairs Division/Central Intake Office (CIO), Psychological Services, and Training Division (GO 100-05, p. 2)
Investigative Operations oversees the operations of the following commands: Special Investigations Command and Criminal Investigations Command (GO 100-05, p. 2-3, section 3).
Special Investigations Command is responsible for overseeing the following divisions: Auto Theft Division, Gang Division, Major Offenders Division, , Narcotics Division, Vehicular Crimes Division, and Vice Division (GO 100-05, p. 2-3).
Criminal Investigations Command oversees the operations of the following divisions: Burglary and Theft Division, Homicide Division, Investigative First Reesponder Division, Juvenile Division, Robbery Division, and Special Crsimes Division (GO 100-05, p. 3-4).
Support Operations oversees the operations of the following commands and divisions: Technology Services, Staff Services Command, and Forensic Services Command (GO 100-05, p. 4-6, section 5).
Staff Service Command oversees the operations of the following divisions: Crime Analysis and Command Center Division, Emergency Communications Division (ECD), Employee Services Division, Jail Division, Planning, and Records Division (GO 100-05, p. 5)
Forensic Services Command oversees the operations of the following divisions: Crime Lab Division, Identification Division, and Property Division (GO 100-05, p. 6).
________ also oversees Uniform Supply which maintains an adequate stock of police uniforms and accessories to support department personnel. Planning (GO 100-05, p. 5)
This division also operates the department's mailroom, office supplies center, and print shop. Planning (GO 100-05, p. 5).
The _______ is responsible for the security of 1200 Travis, as well as parking at the Headquarters, and electronic access (by employee ID Card scanning) at all HPD facilities. Operations Unit of Crime Analysis and Command Center (GO 100-05, p. 5).
This office also operates the department's records management systems. As such, this unit serves as a liaison to the Texas Crime Information Center and the Southeast Texas Crime Information Center. Technology Services (GO 100-05, p. 4, section 5).
Night command Division is overseen by this command North Central Patrol Command (GO 100-05, p. 4, section 4).
Traffic Enforcement Division is under this command North Patrol Command (GO 100-05, p. 4, section 4).
Identification Division provides support through tasks associated with Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), Audio/Video, Crime Scene Unit, Digital Forensics Laboratory, Latent Laboratory, Photo Laboratory, and the Polygraph Unit. (GO 100-05, p. 6)
The mission of the Houston Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the city of Houston by working cooperatively with the public to prevent crime, enforce the law, preserve the peace, and provide a safe environment. (GO 100-06, p. 1, section 1)
The values of the Houston Police Department are to Preserve and Advance Democratic Values, Improve the Quality of Community Life, Improve the Quality of Work Life, and Demonstrate Professionalism (GO 100-06, p. 1, section 2)
Guiding Principles of HPD. Life and individual freedoms are sacred. (GO 100-06, p. 1, section 3a)
Guiding Principles of HPD. All persons should be treated fairly and equitably. (GO 100-06, p. 1, section 3b)
Guiding Principles of HPD. The role of police is to resolve problems through the enforcement of laws and not through the imposition of judgment or punishment. (GO 100-06, p. 1, section 3c)
Guiding Principles of HPD. The neighborhood is a basic segment of the community. (GO 100-06, p. 1, section 3d)
Guiding Principles of HPD. Because law enforcement and public safety reflect communitywide concerns, the police must actively seek the involvement of citizens and residents in all aspects of policing. (GO 100-06, p. 1, section 3e)
Guiding Principles of HPD. The fundamental responsibility of the department's employees is to provide quality services to the citizens and residents of the city of Houston. (GO 100-06, p. 2, section 3f)
Guiding Principles of HPD. The department's employees are its most valuable asset. (GO 100-06, p. 2, section 3g)
Guiding Principles of HPD. Employee involvement in department activities is essential for maintaining a productive working environment. (GO 100-06, p. 2, section 3h)
Guiding Principles of HPD. Employees shall be treated fairly and equitably in recognition of basic human dignity and as a means of enriching their work lives. (GO 100-06, p. 2, section 3i)
Guiding Principles of HPD. The department and each of its commands, offices, and divisions shall strive to reflect the ethnic and cultural makeup of the community it serves. (GO 100-06, p. 2, section 3j)
Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is serve mankind; safeguard lives and property; protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and peaceful against violence or disorder; and respect the constitutional rights of all people to liberty, equality, and just
Standard operating procedures (SOPs) shall be followed by all units and divisions performing like tasks and functions in order to ensure uniformity of police services. (GO 100-07, p. 1)
_____ are authorized and shall develop and issue SOPs for all functions performed under their control. All command staff members (GO 100-07, p. 1)
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Written directives for a command, office, division, or unit that carries the same authority as the General Orders. (GO 100-07, p. 1)
______ shall approve all SOPs under their direct command. Executive staff members (GO 100-07, p. 1, section 1b).
______ shall ensure each employee within their span of control is provided the most current hard copy or electronic version of the SOPs for the employee's assignment. Command staff members (GO 100-07, p. 1, section 1c).
The original Acknowledgement of Receipt and Review form for SOPs shall be kept by the originating command or division in accordance with General Order 800-12, Records Retention. (GO 100-07, p. 1, section 1d)
Within ____ of transferring into a new assignment, each employee shall be provided a hard copy or electronic version of the current SOPs applicable for the employee's assignment. 30 days (GO 100-07, p. 1, section 2).
________ always take precedence over department policy. Laws and ordinances (GO 100-07, p. 2, section 3).
When policies conflict, __________ shall take precedence. the most current written directive (GO 100-07, p. 2, section 3).
Written Directive. Any written document providing employees with a clear understanding of the expectations and constraints relating to the performance of their duties (e. g. values, mission statement, General Orders, Special Orders, Circulars, and SOPs (GO 100-07, p. 1).
When an SOP is in conflict with current laws, ordinances, or other written directives, the SOP shall be revised within 45 calendar days. (GO 100-07, p. 2, section 3).
SOP. It is the responsibility of ______ to keep apprised of new laws and policies affecting their area of responsibilities. each command staff member (GO 100-07, p. 2, section 3).
All command staff members shall review and update the SOPs under their control in November of each year ending in an odd number (or sooner if needed) (GO 100-07, p. 2, section 4).
Editing and Submitting SOPs. Command staff members shall submit correspondence through the appropriate chain of command to the division commander of Inspections Division (GO 100-07, p. 2, section 4).
For new or revised SOPs, Inspections Division will receive copies in the following formats one hard copy of new or revised SOP on three-hole punched, standard white single-sided paper, and one electronic copy of current, complete SOP manual on compact disk or other portable electronic data storage device (GO 100-07, p. 2, section 4c).
If Inspections Division returns an SOP for revision, the submitted SOP remains in effect until the changes are approved by the responsible command staff members and the SOP is reissued. (GO 100-07, p. 2, section 5).
Retention in accordance with the department's records retention policy of outdated or deleted procedures, or how-to manuals is the responsibility of the command, office, division or unit producing the SOP (GO 100-07, p. 3, section 5).
Requests for legal opinions from the Harris County District Attorney's Office, the City of Houston Legal Department, or the County Attorney's Office may be made by only the Chief of Police, the Director of Legal Services, or their designees. (GO 200-01)
Employees needing legal opinions from entities outside the department must submit a written request via their chain of command to the Chief of Police (GO 200-01)
The written request for a legal opinion via the chain of command to the Chief of Police must contain Analysis of the problem, Background information, Possible solution(s), Expected result, and Request for official legal opinion (GO 200-01)
Requests for legal opinions from Legal Services must be made in writing by the affected division commander through the chain of command to the Chief of Police. (GO 200-01)
Employees notified of a civil or criminal action pending against them as a result of their employment with the City of Houston, will immediately inform the Chief of Police in writing. (GO 200-02)
When employees are notified that a civil or criminal action is pending against them, _____ will be immediately sent to the Chief of Police through the employees' chain of command. the employees' original letter along with copies of all documentation (GO 200-02).
When employees are notified that a civil or criminal action is pending against them, _____ will be immediately hand delivered to Legal Services. A copy of the employee's letter along with originals of any papers served on the employee. (GO 200-02)
When employees are notified that a civil or criminal action is pending against them, The Chief of Police will notify the City of Houston Legal Department so a response can be made within ____ , as required by law. 20 days (GO 200-02).
When employees are notified that a civil or criminal action is pending against them. Only _______ will forward requests for representation or legal documents to the City's Legal Department. the Chief of Police (GO 200-02).
Employees who become aware they are under investigation for any criminal matter by any lawfully authorized agency other than the department's Internal Affairs Division, will immediately notify the Chief of Police in writing. (GO 200-02)
Employees involved in civil actions resulting from their employment with the City, have the right to representation by the City's Legal Department or an attorney of their choice. (GO 200-02, section 2)
Employees requesting representation by the City's Legal Department in civil suits will include ___________in their letter along with the citation and the original citation page. date, time, and method by which they were served, their current assignment, shift, regular days off, office telephone number, and department issued cell phone numbers or pager number (GO 200-02).
Employees who are the subject of an arrest action will immediately notify the Command Center of their location and the charge. (GO 200-02, section 3)
Employees receiving traffic citations will immediately notify their assistant chief in writing via their chain of command and forward a copy of the citation with the notification letter. (GO 200-02, section 3)
The IAD Commanders are The commander of Internal Affairs Division/Central Intake Office (IAD/CIO), the assistant chief of the Professional Standards Command, the executive assistant chief of Strategic Operations, and the Chief of Police. (GO 200-03, p. 1)
Types of Complaints. Formal Complaint A complaint in writing, signed and notarized by a complainant, or a complaint made by a peace officer. (GO 200-03, p. 1)
Types of Complaints. Informal Complaint Oral or unsigned complaint. (GO 200-03, p. 1)
Class I Complaints are alleged violations of federal or state laws, local ordinances, or alleged use of excessive force (GO 200-03, p. 1)
Class II (D) Complaints are involving alleged violations of department policies or those that are not criminal in nature. (GO 200-03, p. 1)
______ or _______ usually investigates Class II (D) complaints. The employee's immediate supervisor or another supervisor from the employee's division (GO 200-03, p. 1)
Class II (X) Complaints are Expedited cases typically involving allegations administrative in nature (e.g., missed court or failure to qualify) and normally involving one employee. (GO 200-03, p. 2)
Supervisors have broad discretion whether to resolve complaints using _____ or ____ except where expressly limited. Supervisory Intervention (SI) or Class II investigations (GO 200-03, p. 2).
Supervisor procedures. Third party non-witnesses attempting to make a complaint shall be referred directly to IAD/CIO. (GO 200-03, p. 3, section 3a)
Supervisor shall accept and record phone-in complaints that involve allegations of serious misconduct (Class I). (GO 200-03, p. 3, section 3b)
When supervisors discover possible infractions by employees not within their command, they should consult with _____ before initiating a Class II complaint. the employee's immediate supervisor or a supervisor within the employee's chain of command (GO 200-03, p. 3, section 3)
Supervisors have the right, duty, and responsibility at any time to inquire as to the facts of a circumstance or situation in order to make management, operational, administrative, or organizational decisions. (GO 200-03, p. 3, section 3)
Job performance and productivity issues should be addressed by implementing appropriate management techniques (e.g., scheduled and unscheduled job performance reviews.) (GO 200-03, p. 4)
Where will major award pins, that are issued by outside agencies, be worn on the uniform? centered on the top seam of the left pocket flap
what is the maximum length for men's sideburns? will not extend farther than the lowest tip of the earlobe
how will assignment pins be affixed to the uniform when three are worn? in a single column centered directly above the name tag
where are special assignment pins worn? right side of the front right pocket flap
where are marksmanship medals worn on the uniform shirt? right side of the left pocket flap
male officers who have been diagnosed with Pseudofolliculitis Barbae will sign a medical release if a physician continues to prescribe the wearing of a beard for longer than how many days? 90 calendar days
where is a length of service pin worn when it is worn in combination with a special recognition award? center left of the left pocket flap
how will the HPD collar emblems be worn? leading edge will be 1 inch from the collar's leading edge and bottom will be 1/2 inch from collar's lower edge
as a condition of transfer to certain investigative divisions, officers may be subject to a drug screening test. what is the policy for an officer who withdraws his application during this process? the officer will not be subject to the drug screening test and no IAD investigation will follow
IAD will notify an officer of positive drug test results after the initial screening and the confirmatory testing of the urine sample both result in positive results. how long does the officer have to request a third testing of the same urine sample? 3 working days
how long will the testing company maintain confirmed positive specimens? 2 years
in the case of possible exposure to communicable disease, within what time frame must an affidavit of exposure to communicable disease be faxed to the bureau of epidemiology? within 72 hours of exposure
all command stations, substations, city jails, and central will serve as disposal sites for biohazard waste. how many containers will each of these stations be issued for disposal of biohazard waste? two
who serves as the initial contact between the houston health and human services bureau of epidemiology and an employee who has been exposed to a communicable disease? the personnel division's employee assistance officer
who maintains the official personnel file for all employees? civil service director of the city of houston
which administrative report contains a listing of the employees disciplinary actions and commendations? special biography
supervisors who wish to review the personnel files of their subordinates may do so, providing they request such review in writing to whom? commander of personnel division
how many years of performance ratings does the performance data report show for each employee? the past two years
what is the preferred method of placing an officer in the personnel concerns program? from the employee's chain of command
monthly data scans of IAD records are utilized for identifying officers for the PCC. how many IAD complaints does it take for an employee to be identified for the PCC? 4 in a 12 month period, regardless of outcome
how many sergeants are included on the personnel concerns committee for classified officers? two
what time off restrictions are placed on classified employees while in participation of the personnel concerns committee? 20 schedules personal leave days, which includes 10 days for training
what is the earliest that a recommendation for removal from the personnel concerns program for failure to progress can be made? after 30 calendar days
how often must an employee's supervisor meet with an employee, who is participating in the PCC, to review and discuss the employee's progress? at least once monthly
what course of action is taken for an employee who fails to satisfactorily progress or complete the program as outlined in the plan of action? recommendation for indefinite suspension
how many days must a participant in the PCP complete before the participant can be considered for accelerated completion? 120 program days
who has the authority to extend an employee's time or recycle an am employee through the PCP? chief of police
how many ERC representatives can each division have? no limit
how often must ERC representatives, that have been re-elected, attend mandatory training? every other year
how do ERC representatives, who are removed from their position by the ERC coordinator, appeal their removal? in writing, via their chain of command, to the chief of police
in step 2 of the ERC process how long does the ERC representative have to consult with the initiating employee? three working days
an employee dissatisfied with the solution to an ERC issue may appeal to the COP. how long does the employee have to file the appeal from the date of the step 4? 30 calendar days
how often are the ERC general membership meetings held? quarterly
division commanders will ensure that a work assessment is conducted for their division. which of the following are categories that are included in a work assessment? call and arrest activity, report activity, leaves of absence
300-28 use of intoxicants. according to this general order, what is the definition of "under the influence of alcohol"? having any measurable concentration of alcohol in one's blood, breath, or urine.
what is the only time bank that classified employees can donate from and what is the only time bank that civilian employees can donate from? classified, PTO; civilian, vacation time.
what is the maximum amount of donated time that can be received by an employee per illness or injury? 180 work days.
what must an employee do to be considered as a recipient for donated time due to an injury or illness? write a written request to the chief of police.
which of the following is one of the criteria that must be met in order to be a recipient for donated time? recipient is going to be absent due to illness of disability
when a supervisor elects to utilize the supervisor intervention (SI) process, how long does the supervisor have to notify the party raising the issue of the outcome? within 30 working days
where will documentation and files that are developed during a supervisory intervention process be maintained? employee's current division
when will supervisors accept phone-in complaints? only for serious misconduct (class I)
issues eligible for resolution through mediation will be processed and completed within how long? 60 calendar days or less
with the exception of the mediation agreement and the original issue record form, what is done with all other writings and forms that are generated out of a mediation procedure? they are destroyed
when are sergeants and officers, who hold a pay grade of VI or less, not allowed to work SOSP? when their compensatory bank is at or above 460 hours.
first time failure of a replacement officer to report to duty to cover the designated SOSP shift will result in what? first offense results in a 90 day disqualification from SOSP and may be investigated in accordance with the disciplinary system.
during each election period the department will authorize up to how many officers (all ranks included) to participate in the PDP period? 75 officers
where will officers in the PDP be assigned while participating in the program? personnel division
when are officers who are nearing the end of their PDP responsible for notifying the personnel division to initiate the retirement phase? 30 calendar days prior to the date certain
flexing of an exempt employee's schedule is allowed as long as the hours are accounted for within how many days? 14 calendar days
a challenge to any term of this agreement (the contract) either by interpretation and/or application which applies to an officer or to the MBA, may only be filed by whom? the HPOU or the City
if the department discovers that an officer may have committed a felony, when is notice from the chief of police to the attorney general required? when the chief is considering an indefinite suspension
if disciplinary actions is overturned in its entirety on appeal by the commission on an IHE, or a court of competent jurisdiction, all reports of disciplinary action that were taken against an officer will be expunged from all files but what? internal affairs division records
correspondence requesting assistance from the 100-club of houston will be forwarded to whom for evaluation and approval? the chief of police
who will officers submit a written request to in order to purchase a specialized badge? the captain of human resources
how many badge and hat shields may a deceased officer's beneficiary/estate obtain? one for each rank obtained
what happens with an officer's badge, hat shield, official credentials, and keys during a suspension that is handled at the divisional level and is a suspension of 15 days or less? employees will be allowed to retain them
what is the minimum number of rounds that an off-duty handgun must hold? 5 rounds
what is the approved barrel length for carbines? 16 to 20 inches with an overall length of more than 26 inches
what medal will an officer received for shooting a score of 85 at the qualification range? sharpshooter
what law allows qualified active and retired law enforcement officers carry concealed firearms in any state within the United States? the Federal Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act (FLEOSA).
how many assistant chiefs will hear, review, and recommend which employees job duties are such that take home vehicles should be assigned to those employees? three
where can officers find the map, that displays the 30-mile radius from police headquarters, displayed for their review? motor pool turn-in area at the central police garage
employees with take-home vehicles will ensure that their assigned vehicle is available on police property for use by others if they are going to be absent from duty for how long? more than 5 working days
who authorizes an officer to check out a motor pool vehicle for up to 8 hours during the officer's shift? officer's division commander
all drivers of department vehicles will add fuel and engine oil to the vehicles under their control. who is exempt from this policy? members of the command staff and persons driving motor pool vehicles
what geographic area comprises the Accident Investigation Ares (AIA)? areas that fall within the boundaries of the city limits of Houston or within a 30-mile radius from police headquarters
is an employee required to contact a traffic and accident division supervisor if he is involved in a city vehicle accident inside the Accident Investigation Area (AIA), but outside the city limits of houston? yes
who is responsible for notifying the next of kin of a person who is seriously injured or killed as a result of a city vehicle accident? traffic and accident division
for city vehicle accidents that occur inside the AIA, but have not damage and no injuries, is the traffic and accident division required to make the scene of the accident and complete an accident report? yes
is an employee's supervisor required to make the scene of a city vehicle accident that occurs inside the AIA when there is no damage and no injuries? yes
all correspondence associated with city vehicle accidents, with the exception of accidents where disciplinary action is recommended, will be addressed to whom? employee's assistant chief
officer working extra employment will be assigned a three-part alpha-numeric unit number. what two digits will comprise the first field of the unit number? 74
divisions and personnel that are not authorized to purchase, receive, or use surveillance equipment will utilize the services of what unit, assigned to what division? technical surveillance detail, assigned to the criminal intelligence division
who are the only two people who can authorize the placement of disguised audio transmitters on civilians and citizens (IAD is exempt from this rule, as they do not need prior approval)? assistant chief of special investigations and CID commander
if an employee's personal information is coded confidential for security reasons, who can be contacted for emergency requests for confidential contact information of an employee? command center
employees who forget their password must report, in person, to the: information services division, records unit
what property will be recorded by each division for inventory purposes? all non-expendable property valued at $250 or more
what is the rule regarding the inventory of department owned weapons? all department owned weapons will be inventoried regardless of value
when a new commander transfers into a division, how soon must a complete inventory of the division's property be completed? within 14 calendar days
the budget and finance asset group will conduct a complete inventory annually of all capital property valued at: $5,000 or more
after the surplus and salvage section transfers items to the property disposal management office (PDMO), the property and supply division will send copies of the transfer documents to: the originating division, and the B&F asset group
any division intending to convert weapons to city inventory will research each weapon for tcic/ncic hits. a documented tcic/ncic search will be conducted every ____ on weapons with unknown histories. 3 years
each division should maintain a ___ day inventory of office supplies 7
employees making restitution for lost, stolen, or damaged city property will be directed to the officer of budget and finance within how long of the chief's order, to make arrangements for payment? 30 calendar days
what division is responsible for the funding of routine maintenance and repair of microcomputers and hardware? technology services division
the department will not accept donated microcomputer hardware, software, or components without authorization by the: chief of police
any problems encountered with MDT equipment should be immediately reported to: the division MDT training instructor of their shift
what command is the only command that is authorized to oversee the housing of Grand Master and Sub-master keys for all department facilities? support services command
how long will and electronic storage device (ESD), related to a class B or higher arrest, be held at the arresting officer's division if not needed for court or any further review? 120 days
when a supervisor is conducted the immediate investigation of a CED incident, is a 48-hour notification required before obtaining the on-scene oral statements from the offices involved? no
effective july 1, 2013, how much incentive pay would a patrol officer with 7 years of department seniority earn annually? $1,200
SOSP compensation in the form of pay for police officers, senior police officers, and sergeants includes what? base, longevity, and training pay
who is responsible for developing the rotating master schedule for a two year period for police memorial duty? the labor relations committee
when interlocking a prisoner, how many inches must be between the interlock, wrist to ankle? at least 12 inches
where may an officer exercise full police power? any county in which a portion of the city of houston is located.
when a suspect is arrested, when shall they be told they are under arrest and the charge or cause for the arrest? as soon as possible
arrests inside the city limits of houston, in fort bend county, will require that the arresting officer forward a copy of the incident report, suspect criminal history, warrant information, and fax receipts to whom? captain of the southwest division
who rules the cause of death at investigations of criminal or non-criminal deaths that occur in fort bend county? fort bend county justice of the peace
prisoners who have been arrested for the offense of absent without leave from the military will be taken where? directly to harris county jail
when transporting a prisoner aided by a mobility device, supervisor will be called to the scene. information as to the method of transport to the jail will be documented in what? technical services command jail division significant events log book
a male employee will not interrogate female prisoners in isolated jail areas without what? the constant presence of a female officer or a female jail attendant
if the hospitalized prisoner has yet to be charged, who will determine whether the criteria has been met to file a to-be warrant? the roll call sergeant
if a shift commander authorizes a hospitalized prisoner to be left unguarded, how often is the shift commander required to obtain an updated status on the prisoner? every four hours
the jail supervisor initiating the prisoner's hospital assignment card shall relay all pertinent information to whom? pretrial services agency
who does the roll call sergeant contact to arrange for a mutually agreed on time to transfer a hospitalized prisoner to the county? HCSO transportation division supervisor
when a blood sample is requested or required from a suspected DWU suspect, qualified personnel from what hospitals will be used? ben taub and lyndon b. johnson
in limited circumstances HPD officers will assist ICE agents on criminal matter of mutual concern, but only after obtaining authorization from whom? an assistant chief
when releasing a juvenile prisoner to the custody of a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult, who must the officer receive approval from? juvenile division supervisor
officers shall not arrest juveniles for a traffic warrant. the warrant will instead remain on file and may be executed when the juvenile becomes __ years of age. 17
what procedure will be used to issue a traffic citation to a juvenile 10-13 years of age? print the word "juvenile" at the top center of the citation, and below "juvenile" a statement that the juvenile must report to the juvenile division accompanied by a parent or legal guardian within 10 days of the date the citation was issued.
a juvenile DWI or DUID shall be processed in a manner similar to that used for adult DWI/DUID offenders, EXCEPT: that the juvenile will not be videotaped
juveniles in need of mental health treatment may be taken to the NPC. if they are a danger to themselves of others and in need of emergency treatment, may they be brought to the NPC without their parents? yes
when a supervisor comes to the scene involving resisting arrest, evading arrest, or interference with public duties, must the supervisor write a supplement report? no
a supervisor's signature ______ be required on a booking blotter if the arresting officer is booking an offender on a new traffic violation or for public intoxication. may
the authorized hold card must be transmitted over the computer terminal to the jail division within 30 minutes after: the jail receives the prisoner
in harris county, where will family members of an individual with mental illness and other citizens who inquire about emergency treatment for a mentally ill person referred to during normal business hours? harris county clerks office, warrant division
in fort bend county, where do officers take a suspect who has committed a non-violent, class A or B misdemeanor, who is in crisis, in need of treatment, and the complainant does not want to file charges? silver bridge behavioral health hospital
an interpreter who is able to interpret effectively, accurately, and impartially both receptively and expressively using any specialized vocabulary. this is the definition of what? qualified interpreter
what type of interpreter will be used, at an interview that is scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time, when dealing with a hearing impaired person who has been involved in a major accident involving serious injuries? certified interpreter
to void a citation, all copies of the citations will be gathered and the word VOID will be written across the entire front of all copies. where will the officer write the reason for voiding the citation? on the back of the number 2 copy
all citations in the citation book will be issued or returned to ticket supply within how long? 3 months
supervisors at a situation concerning a diplomat will immediately go to the scene, collect all relevant information regarding the identity of the person detained, and during normal business hours immediately contact a supervisor in: the criminal intelligence division
what is an option that an officer may have after stopping a diplomat for DWI and believing the diplomat to be too impaired to drive? drive the diplomat to his destination
the completed "law enforcement medical evaluation request" form shall be reviewed by an on-duty supervisor in the ________ and then forwarded to the Texas Department of State Health Services. vehicular crimes division
what is the maximum amount of time that a SETCIC prison can be held, accordind to SETCIC policy? maximum of 8 hours
when a suspect is booked at a substation or city jail on outstanding municipal warrants, who will contact the warrant division and give them the details of the arrest? desk officer
criminal investigations command officers will check SETCIC warrants through the _____ division administrative office 24 hours a day. homicide
when military vehicles display a military license plate, what are they exempt from? they are exempt from equipment violations and state regulations
when a prisoner is booked at a city jail or lockup facility and an interpreter is needed, what type of interpreter will be utilized first? an on duty employee interpreter will be used first
who serves as secretary of the civil service commission? the human resources director
what are the minimum requirements for a person to be appointed to the rank of assistant chief? a master's degree from an accredited college or university, a major in any of the arts or sciences of an accredited college, at least 5 years of sworn service with the HPD.
if there is a force reduction, how long will the reinstatement list exist during which no positions may be filled by any other method or process? 3 years
Informants who are under arrest, have charges pending, or are currently charged in a criminal investigation, are only permitted to work as what type of informant? defendant CI
the investigator shall receive approval from ______ prior to allowing the parolee to work as a confidential informant the state agency supervising the parolee
if the on-scene investigation reveals violations of department policy regarding the use of force, who does the supervisor contact during the hours of 1900-0700? night commander
in every situation in which a ___ is discharged officers will notify the command center, write a detailed incident report, and the on-scene supervisor will make a supplement firearm, soft impact weapon, or CED
if a civilian employee while on duty uses force against a person, the employee will immediately notify the: employee's supervisor or other divisional supervisor
officer will not target soft-impact weapons for munitiion impacts above a person's shoulders, unless: deadly force is warranted
visitors and employees without ID access to park in the garage shall inter vehicles only via ___ to confirm authorization and obtain entrance polk street
weapons are prohibited on city of houston premises, except as provided by applicable federal or state law. persons holding a CHL may carry a handgun into police headquarters only: in areas accessible to the public
cases involving peace bonds or restraining orders shall be referred to: justice of the peace
questions regarding applying for a protective order shall be referred to the: family criminal law division of the HCDAO
the ___ is responsible for feeding officers during emergency situations. jail division
1) 600-22: Feeding Officers During Emergency Situations: When authorization to feed officers is given, the___________ will determine whether to use the jail-kitchen facility, an outside vendor or a combination of the two. Jail Kitchen Supervisor
600-24: Deconfliction Covert and Narcotic Related Incidents: A variation of a traditional investigative technique in which the under-cover agent poses as a drug seller rather than as a drug buyer. This is the definition of what? Reversal
This term is usually used in con-junction with an entry pursuant to search or arrest warrants containing provisions for entry without advance notification. This is: Dynamic Entry
1) 600-26: Labor Disputes: What notifications will a patrol supervisor make after arriving at the scene of a labor dispute? Special Operations Division, Criminal Intelligence Division, and Command Center Division.
2) 600-26: Labor Disputes: The ______________ will be responsible for coordinating the department's response to labor disputes. Special Operations Division
3) 600-29: Parking Restrictions and Citations : HPD shall submit issued citations to PMD
within __________ days following citation issuance. 7 calendar
5) 600-31: Burglar and Hold-Up/ Panic Alarms: After how many false alarms calls will a location be placed in “Do NotRespond” status and the alarm permit be revoked? After eight false alarms.
6) 600-31: Burglar and Hold-Up/ Panic Alarms: The permit holder shall be charged a penalty based on a progressive table for each false burglar alarm call in excess of ________ during the permit cycle. three.
7) 600-31: Burglar and Hold-Up/ Panic Alarms: What does the state law require in order to classify an alarm as false for the assessment of false alarm response fees? A police response within thirty minutes of alarm notification.
8) 600-32: Ride- Along Program: What criteria must be met in order for officers (as either the host or the participant) and civilians to participate in the ride along program? No pending or sustained discipline classified as category B or above within the last three years.
10) 600-34: High Risk Vehicle Approaches: High-risk vehicle approach situations are when suspects in a vehicle are being confronted by officers and any of the following apply, EXCEPT: Suspect has threatened to injury or kill himself or others
The habitual use or the threatened or contemplated habitual use of any place for offenses to include, but not be limited to, gambling promotion, and commercial manufacture, distribution, or exhibition of obscene material, if defined as: Public Nuisance.
12) 600-35 Nuisance Abatement: When an officer identifies or is notified (e.g., at a civic meeting) of a potential nuisance, the officer will contact the ____________________. Divsional Tactical Sergeant
13) 600-36: Bomb Threats, Explosive Devices, Explosions: In the event of a bomb threat, who can authorize the total evacuation of a location prior to the actual locating of an explosive device? Only property owner/ agent.
15) 600-36: Bomb Threats, Explosive Devices, Explosions: What is the standard minimum evacuation distance from a suspected explosive device? 300 Feet.
_________ will be responsible for coordinating the follow-up investigation of all bombings or discovered explosive devices at foreign consulates, government buildings, or those believed to have been committed by a known or suspected terrorist group. Criminal Intelligence Division
16) 600-36 Bomb Threats, Explosive Devices, Explosions: Any officer or employee upon learning of a bomb threat against an HPD facility will immediately notify the _________. Command Center
17) 600-37: Hate Crimes: What division monitors the 24-hours Hate Crime Hotline, to allow citizens to report suspected hate crime incidents? Criminal Intelligence Division.
18) 600-38: Gang Crime: When a Divisional Gang Unit is conducting an investigation to determine an individual’s possible gang membership, how long can the DGU maintain the file before it is forwarded to the Gang Division? Up to 60 days.
20) 600-38: Gang Crime: _______ Division will maintain statistical data for all gang related homicides, driveby shootings, murders, attempted murders, major assaults, and sexual assaults. Homicide
21) 600-39: Threats Against Police Officers, Family Members and Public Officials: Officers WILL notify their immediate supervisor, if they become aware of or receive a threat of death or serious bodily injury against any of the following, EXCEPT: Any Public Figure
22) 600-41: Weapons of Mass Destruction: What division is responsible for investigations of chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear weapons, (CBRN), incidents whether it is a real or bogus incident? Homicide Division.
23) 600-41: Weapons of Mass Destruction: At the scene of a CBRN incident, the inner perimeter and the outer perimeter should be established, along with, the hot zone, the warm zone, and the cold zone. What defines the boundary of the warm zone? The inner perimeter.
24) 600-41: Weapons of Mass Destruction: At the scene of a CBRN incident, where is the outer perimeter established? In the cold zone.
A special report regarding each CBRN incident, whether real or hoax, will be kept after the initial investigation and lab reports have been performed.What division maintains this report? Central Intelligence Division.
26) 600-42: Racial Profiling Prohibited: Audio or video recordings of motor vehicle stops made pursuant to this General Order shall be retained for ____________ after the date of the stop. 90 calendar days
the___shall create and timely update an information pamphlet outlining examples of racial profiling and the process by which a person may file a complaint Internal Affairs Division/Central Intake Office.
28) 600-43: Animal Bites: Who has the final decision on what happens to an animal that has bitten a person? Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care, BARC.
700-01: Property/Evidence Control Regulations: How many days must property be in the custody of the Houston Police Department for it to be considered “abandoned property” if a court has decided that the owner of the property cannot be identified? Not less than 90 days.
If the owner of property, that is in the custody of the Houston Police Department, has been determined, how long does the owner have to reclaim his property, once notified by the Department to do so, before it is classified as “abandoned property”? 30 calendar days.
700-01: Property/Evidence Control Regulations: Evidentiary property is defined as “any created, purchased, or seized items that may be used as evidence. What type of property is specifically excluded from this definition? Controlled substances.
700-01: Property/Evidence Control Regulations: For what type of property is the name, employee number, and division of the person authorizing the hold not needed on the laboratory submission form? Controlled Substances
700-01: Property/Evidence Control Regulations: What shall happen in the event that no claimants can be identified to take possession of the property? Notice will be placed in the city newspaper one time
Employees may checkout property from the property room for court appearances, laboratory analysis, or further investigation. How long can the property be removed from the property room for such occasions without their division manager’s approval? 14 calendar days.
700-01: Property/Evidence Control Regulations: Where will counterfeit currency be tagged? Secret Service lockbox.
700-01: Property/Evidence Control Regulations: Who should officers contact when they have arrested a counterfeit suspect? Secret Service.
700-02: Receiving Property: Who is responsible for packaging, shipping, receiving, and sending all property the department receives from other agencies or sends to other law enforcement agencies? Property Room.
If at any point in the custody of a prisoner a dispute arises in regards to the safeguarding of prisoners property, a supervisor of the officers in the custody of the prisoners will be contacted. What will the supervisor do if the dispute is not settled? Forward an Internal Affairs Record of Complaint to IAD within 24 hours.
700-08: Asset Seizure and Forfeiture: All seizures will be economically feasible to the department. Before contraband can be seized it must meet certain criteria. What criteria apply to seizures of cash? Must be $1000.00 or more.
700-08: Asset Seizure and Forfeiture: What criteria apply to the seizure of cars for auction? Can be any year but in good working condition with profitable resale value 700-08: Asset Seizure and Forfeiture: What criteria apply to the seizure of boats?
700-08: Asset Seizure and Forfeiture: What documents must be with an aircraft in order for seizure? The airframe log book, engine log book, and FAA’s air worthiness certificate.
700-08: Asset Seizure and Forfeiture: The seizure of contraband that has a lien against it must be approved by the appropriate district attorneys office. What other criteria must be met in order to seize contraband? Serviceable and worth more than $1000.00 wholesale.
700-08: Asset Seizure and Forfeiture: Who is responsible for reviewing and filing the civil actions required in contraband seizure cases? The district attorney.
Each division, and command office shall make available to all employees a copy of each weekly absentee report for their review. If an employee finds a discrepancy how long does he have to bring it to the attention of his supervisor? 14 days from the disputed absence or return to duty.
What form will be completed when employees receive criminal intelligence information and what line on that form must be filled in if the information came from a confidential informant? CID 0009, line 7.
The form referenced in question 18 will be retained according to divisional standard operating procedures. How will the data contained on the forms be indexed for future reference? By name of subject and/or submitter.
800-08: Auto Theft Reports: Field officers assigned and trained in the use of laptop computers will use the laptop for offense report entry. How long does an officer have to upload an auto theft related report into the mainframe? Within one hour of completion.
800-08: Auto Theft Reports: When can complainants be referred to the District Attorneys office regarding the investigation of an auto theft? When the complainant is a rental car agency.
archival storage. What documents does this general order specifically state will be routinely designated for archival storage? All task force reports.
800-10: Police Records: Employees of the department will communicate truthfully and openly with the public. Employees receiving an Open Records request have how long to submit the request to the Public Affairs Division? With in twenty four hours of receiving the request.
What term is used for a record that has a business purpose for which the record was created, but that the purpose has not been fulfilled or completed. There is still a continuing need for the retention of the record to conduct an operation or direction? Administratively valuable.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: Employees who separate from the city for any reason after completing six months of service will be paid for accumulated vacation leave up to a maximum of what? 720 working hours.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: Before an employee can use FMLA leave for their own illness, they are required to use all of their paid leave accumulated in their leave banks with the exception of which time bank? Compensatory time.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: Before an employee can use FMLA leave for reasons other than their own illness will use all paid leave accumulated in their leave banks with the exception of what? Sick leave and compensatory time.
After how many days of absence must a supervisor ask the employee if he/she needs FMLA leave if the absence meets the criteria? 3 days.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: Once it is determined that an employee qualifies for FMLA leave, who gives the final approval for the leave? No approval is needed. It is an entitlement.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: Employees required to perform military duty will be allowed up to 15 working days per federal fiscal year. Absences in excess of 15 working days for military training will be charged to what leave accounts? Vacation or Compensatory Time
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: What authority may grant unpaid leaves of absences up to 14 consecutive calendar days? Chief of Police.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: What authority must grant unpaid leaves of absences in excess of 14 calendar days but less than or equal to 180 calendar days? Civil Service Commission.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: What authority must grant unpaid leaves of absences in excess of 180 calendar days? City Council.
100-01: Internal Directives: Which departmental directives apply only to classified employees? Rules Manual.
100-01: Internal Directives: The Inspections Division is responsible for indexing Circulars. How are circulars ordered? By title and subject.
100-07: Standard Operating Procedures: All command staff members will review and update the SOPs under their control and ensure consistency with laws, ordinances, policies, and division responsibilities. How often will this be done? In November of each year that ends in an odd number.
200-03: Investigation of Employee Misconduct: What would be the final disposition of a complaint after the investigation found insufficient evidence to either prove or disprove the allegation? Not Sustained.
200-04: Assistance to Officers Inflicting or Suffering Injury: How long will an officer be placed on non-street duty after causing death or serious injury to any person? Minimum of three days.
200-05: Parking Regulations and Release of Towed Vehicle: The department designates parking areas for city owned vehicles as well as employees personal vehicles at the central police complex. Where will private cars that have red permits park? Second and third floors of the parking garage.
200-09: Line Inspections: How often will command staff members conduct inspections of all classified plain-clothed personnel to ensure that they have a functional official uniform? Annually.
200-10: Notification and Emergency Management: The Emergency Response Plan is the departments written plan for mobilizing department personnel to respond to a wide range of incidents. Who is responsible for maintaining the Emergency Response Plan? Office of Homeland Security.
200-10: Notification and Emergency Management: During an emergency response, the on duty area patrol sergeant or lieutenant will immediately respond to the scene. The first supervisor on the scene of an emergency should ensure seven critical tasks are Evacuate as needed.
200-10: Notification and Emergency Management: A supervisor will be dispatched in all incidents involving hazardous materials. The supervisor that is dispatched will make a supplemental report to the incident. Why is it necessary for the supervisor to To provide a formal record should any officer suffer medical complications due to the exposure.
200-13: Polygraph Examinations: Requests for departmental polygraph examinations may be made for various reasons. The requests may be made from within the department as well as from outside the department. What requests for a polygraph examination take Request from Internal Affairs.
200-16: Weapon Discharges: What response is required for an incident when there is an officer involved accidental discharge of a weapon, with no injuries, and the incident occurred inside the city limits of Houston? An on-duty supervisor will respond and conduct the investigation.
200-17: Travel Authorization and Reimbursement Procedures: Which appendix is used to itemize all expenditures in which reimbursement is being requested for all approved travel? Appendix D.
200-17: Travel Authorization and Reimbursement Procedures: Reimbursement for private vehicle use will be made at the approved city rate with an approved mileage log. However, mileage cost should not exceed what? Fourteen-day, round trip, coach airfare.
200-17: Travel Authorization and Reimbursement Procedures: Travel for emergency purposes should be limited to criminal investigations, prisoner transfers, and providing testimony or evidence in a case where time is critical. Once approved for emergency Petty Cash Fund.
200-20: Awards and Commendations: What award may be presented to an officer who has demonstrated a high level of courage conducting an investigation or while conducting any law enforcement action or has apprehended a felon under dangerous or unusual cir Meritorious Service Award.
200-28: Officer Funerals and Ceremonial Honors: What distance is permitted for the Honor Guard to travel for funerals for an officer of another law enforcement agency that is killed in the line of duty? 300- mile radius of 1200 Travis.
200-36: Solicitation, Gifts, and Bribery: Employees who receive an offer of a bribe will generate an incident report and submit a written notification to whom? Their commander.
Officers with a sustained untruthfulness complaint (Class I or II) are not eligible to apply for or transfer to any position in Investigative Operations, Internal Investigations, Recruiting, or ADR for how long: Five years.
to decline a transfer because of a temporary situation retain their application and their position on the transfer list write an explanation to the commander of HRD. How long does the officer have to submit the written explanation to the HRD Seven calendar days.
Unless otherwise approved by the Chief of Police, newly promoted sergeants shall serve at least one year in a uniformed division and may also serve at least one year in a rotation assignment. When must these assignments be completed by? By the end of the third year as a sergeant.
An employee who is not selected for a Method B position will be provided notification from the division commander. Once an official transfer list has been established, how long does the commander have to send written notification to the applicants? Ten calendar days.
investigative position assessment. What category would an applicant fall into if his assessment score was 75? Ready.
Which one of the following is not considered a bona fide job qualification for an investigative division? Race.
Training level awards are based on an officer’s sworn date with the department and training points earned during employment. How many department training points will an officer earn for every ten hours of HPD training satisfactorily completed? One.
The City has established a process by which employees injured on duty may receive workers compensation benefits in accordance with law. Who may choose not file a workers compensation claim for an employee who has been injured on the job? The injured employee.
300-05: Workers Compensation: Which form requires the supervisor to review the form with the employee and have the employee initial, sign, and date to ensure complete understanding? COH On the Job Injury Reference Sheet.
For Worker’s Compensation purposes, once an employee has chosen a doctor, the employee may not change to another doctor without prior permission from the Texas Department of Insurance. What form must be submitted if an employee wishes to change doctors? DWC-53.
Which form must an injured employee submit as soon as they are seen by a doctor and as long as they are on less than full duty status or whenever they are seen by a physician, but no less frequently than every 30 calendar days DWC-73.
300-05: Workers Compensation: Who must injured employees contact after every doctors visit? The Third Party Administrator, TPA.
forms will be sent to the health and safety unit no later than how long following an employees injury? 15 days.
300-05: Workers Compensation: An employee must submit to a drug test any time the employee is absent for any reason for more than how long? 30 consecutive calendar days.
300-05: Workers Compensation: Upon an injured employees return to full duty, what form must be submitted that includes a statement from the attending physician that the employee is discharged from treatment and may return to full duty? DWC-73.
How often must patrol supervisors record performance observations of police officers assigned to them? Every two months or three times in a six-month rating period.
When a police officer transfers to another division during a rating period, how long does the current supervisor have to send the Report of Employee Efficiency Rating to the supervisor in the receiving division? Five working days of the effective transfer.
300-14: Extra Employment: Employees will provide copies of all extra employment applications to their immediate supervisor. How long does the employee have to provide the copies to their supervisor? By the end of the employees next regular workday from the date of application.
300-14: Extra Employment: How long are permanent extra employment numbers valid for? Until the last day of the employee’s birth month of the following year.
300-14: Extra Employment: Which of the following is permitted as extra employment for civilian employees? Dispatcher for other police agencies.
Supervisors have the authority to immediately suspend the EJ permit of an officer who may be in violation of department policy, city ordinance, or law. If such action is taken, who will the supervisor submit correspondence to for taking such action? Captain of Human Resources.
Any classified employee seeking to work extra employment at an alcoholic beverage establishment must successfully complete a training course designed by the department. When does the officer need to attend the training in order to renew the permit? Annually.
for ppo to work EJ The PPO is classified as a lateral entry or a reinstatement, has been previously employed with a law enforcement agency as a PO, has worked street duty for at least 1 year, and has completed the HPD field training program, and: The probationary works with non-probationary HPD officer at the extra employment site.
300-14: Extra Employment: What type of business is a probationary police officer prohibited from working under any circumstances? Alcoholic beverage establishment.
300-14: Extra Employment: Officers are permitted to work extra employment in several adjacent counties. Which one of the following is not on the permitted list? Walker County.
If a dermatologist diagnoses an officer with a skin condition that precludes shaving, that officer will be permitted to temporarily wear a beard. If a beard is worn, what is the maximum length that it may be? One-quarter inch.
300-15: Appearance and Grooming Standards- Classified: What is the maximum length allowed for female officers hair? No more than three inches below the top of the collar.
300-15: Appearance and Grooming Standards- Classified: The “HPD” collar emblems will be worn affixed to the uniform shirt collars. How far will the leading edge of the emblems be from the leading edge of the shirt collar? One inch.
Employees who have been exposed to a communicable disease will go to a hospital to receive protective treatment at the earliest time possible. Workers Compensation requires that an employee submit to a baseline blood test with in how long of exposure? With in ten days.
300-32: Processing Complaints and Employee Issues: Where do employees go to report a grievance? Central Intake Office.
300-35: Phase Down Program: Which one of the following is a false statement regarding officers in the phase down program? PDP officers will still accrue PTO and PFT hours.
400-02: Badges and Credentials: Who will officers submit a written request to in order to purchase a “specialized badge”? Captain of Human Resources.
400-05: Firearms Qualification and Control: It is stipulated that backup handguns will be .22 caliber or larger. However, what caliber is prohibited for backup handguns? .25 calliber.
400-05: Firearms Qualification and Control: Which one of the following is false regarding approved shotguns? Loading and injection must be though a single port.
Officer’s who fail to qualify with an approved primary weapon after three attempts during their birth month, will be required to attend a four-hour remedial course. What will result in an officer’s failure to attend or pass the four-hour remedial course? A letter will be forwarded to the officer’s division commander.
Officer’s who fail to pass the four-hour remedial shooting course will be required to attend a sixteen-hour remedial course. What will result in an officer’s failure to attend or pass the sixteen-hour remedial course? A letter will be forwarded to the Chief of Police
400-05: Firearms Qualification and Control: Officers who are unable to qualify during their birth month due to legitimate reasons will be given how long after returning to duty to qualify? The officer has up to 30 calendar days to qualify.
400-05: Firearms Qualification and Control: Certain officers are allowed to carry as primary weapon, a firearm that was previously registered and has been continuously registered with the department’s database since when? September 1st, 1997.
Officers may carry a primary weapon that has a barrel length exceeding four inches, but not more than six inches, provided the weapon was registered with the department prior to when? April 3rd, 1985.
(FLEOSA) allows qualified active and retired officers to carry concealed firearms in any state within the United States. Who should officers call when they have questions regarding the legal status of a person who is carrying a firearm under the FLEOSA? Harris County District Attorneys Office.
400-07: Vehicle Use and Assignment: What entity reviews all motor vehicle accidents and traffic offenses involving employees who are operating city vehicles? Accident Review Board.
Commands, offices, divisions, and squads will at all times maintain a current and accurate database of all City property assigned to them. What is the name of the City’s designated database that is used department wide to manage inventory? Asset Inventory and Information Management System.
400-14: Control of Police Department Property: During the month of January, all divisions will conduct an annual physical inventory of what type of city property? All nonexpendable property valued at $250.00 or more.
400-14: Control of Police Department Property: Any division intending to convert weapons to City inventory will research each weapon via TCIC and NCIC. How often must TCIC and NCIC checks be done on weapons with unknown histories? Every three years.
400-15: Office Supplies and Machines: Office supplies are available from the Office Supply Unit by requisition only. Each division should maintain an inventory of office supplies to last for how long? Seven days worth of inventory.
Each divisions that utilize ESDs will assign a supervisor who will conduct a review of randomly selected ESD videos and provide a written report to the commander. How often must this review occur? Every other month.
400-23: Mobile Video Equipment: What specific stipulations are placed on the Traffic and Mobility Incident Management Divisions regarding the review of ESD videos? These divisions will review one percent of the videos submitted.
400-23: Mobile Video Equipment: What specific stipulations are placed on the patrol divisions regarding the review of ESD videos? Patrol divisions will review three percent of the videos submitted.
400-24: Child Safety Seats: How does this general order define a “child”? A person under the age of 5 years or a person less than 36 inches in height.
Uniformed officers working extra employment will conduct a one second spark test at the beginning of their extra employment and documented. How long should this documentation be kept For 90 days.
400-26: Conducted Energy Devices: How often are officers, who are not regularly mandated to carry a CED, required to conduct a one-second spark test? At least once a week.
500-01: Effecting Arrests and Searches: What hospital will prisoners be transported to when a body cavity search is needed? Closest available hospital
500-01: Effecting Arrests and Searches: What requirements must be before a juvenile who is arrested in Fort Bend County is interrogated as suspects? The juvenile will be taken before a magistrate in Fort Bend County for the legal warning.
500-02: Handling and Transporting Prisoners: When transporting juveniles or people of the opposite sex, which one of the following will not be broadcast to the dispatcher? The ethnicity of the person being transported.
When transporting a prisoner who is aided by a mobility device, a supervisor will determine the most appropriate means of transportation. Where will the information regarding the method of transport be documented after the transport? The Technical Services Command, Jail Division’s Significant Event Log Book.
500-03: Guarding Prisoners at Area Hospitals: The Harris County Sheriffs Office will guard prisoners taken to Ben Taub Hospital when all of the following are true, Except? A Class A or greater offense has been filed with Harris County.
500-03: Guarding Prisoners at Area Hospitals: To-Be warrants may be filed on hospitalized prisoners if certain criteria are met. Who has the authority to authorize a To-Be warrant for a hospitalized prisoner? The Harris County District Attorneys office.
500-04: Driving While Intoxicated: If a DWI prisoner has already given a sample of breath, the prisoner may request a blood sample be drawn by a person of the suspect’s choosing. Which one of the following is false with respect to this? The blood sample must be taken within one hour of the arrest.
500-04: Driving While Intoxicated: If a prisoner refuses to take an intoxilyzer test or a blood test, a urine sample may be taken from the prisoner. Which one of the following is not a criteria that must be met in order to take a urine sample? The urine sample must be taken at a hospital facility by a registered nurse or the equivalent.
500-04: Driving While Intoxicated: DRE will not be requested until after a breath test has been administered. What charges may be filed if the prisoner refuses to take the breath test? Intoxication Due to Unknown Substance.
500-06: Disposition of Arrested Juveniles: What misdemeanor citation cannot be issued to a juvenile who is 10 to 16 years old? Public Intoxication.
500-06: Disposition of Arrested Juveniles: A juvenile arrested for DWI or DUID shall be processed in the same manner as an adult who is arrested for DWI or DUID. What is the exception to this? The juvenile will not be video taped.
Information and Hold Procedures: A municipal complaint form will be filled out by the officer for all municipal arrests. What two municipal complaint forms requires the suspects right thumb print on the back of the complaint form? Class C Assault and Public Intoxication complaint forms.
500-08: Required Booking Information and Hold Procedures: All information required to book a municipal prisoner will be placed on the blotter. When may a supervisor’s signature be required on the blotter? When the officer is booking on new traffic or for public intoxication.
600-01: Response Priorities: According to the definition of a Priority Two call, how long may Priority Two calls be held in queue? Five minutes.
600-01: Response Priorities: What does the basic response team for an “Assist the Officer” call consist of? Two units sent priority one, two units sent priority two, and one supervisor sent priority one.
The field supervisor who is assigned to a pursuit will complete the Houston Police Department Vehicle Pursuit form. The completed form will be faxed to the Command Center. What will be done with the original copy of the pursuit form? It will be forwarded through the chain of command to the division’s assistant chief.
600-06: Family Violence: Who does an officer request a MOEP from, for the protection of a victim, after the suspect has been arrested for a Class C assault? A municipal court judge.
600-09: Accident Investigations: After a crash report is completed, how does this general order state that the report should be delivered to the Accident Division? By interoffice mail on the next mail run.
600-09: Accident Investigations: Who investigates and completes the accident report for aircraft crashes that occur inside the City of Houston airport property? Airport Division officers.
600-09: Accident Investigations: Who investigates and completes the accident report for airplane crashes that occur within the city limits of Houston, outside the confines of the airport property when an Accident Division officer is not available? Patrol officer.
600-10: Towing: Where could a citizen call to report a vehicle that has been abandoned or junked on private property? The COH Inspections and Public Services.
600-22: Feeding Officers During Emergency Situations: When authorization has been given to feed officers, who makes the decision whether to use the jail kitchen or outside vendor to feed the officers? The jail kitchen supervisor.
600-22: Feeding Officers During Emergency Situations: What special considerations are given to officers assigned to S.W.A.T. and H.N.T. regarding feeding during emergency situations? The units will use their division’s Petty Cash Fund.
No officer of the Houston Police Department shall sign any DMV form that requires a police officer’s signature prior to its execution. Examples of these forms are auction sales receipts, salvage titles, ect. Who is exempt from this rule? Officer in the Auto Theft division.
What dispatcher will be contacted by a unit that is conducting surveillance on a particular location? This dispatcher will be responsible for maintaining all information regarding the operation until the conclusion of the operation. The detective dispatcher.
Employees will provide referral information to citizens in need of social services. When a citizen needs assistance and the number and/or agency is not listed on the Victim’s Referral Card, where can employees find information additional resources? The Directory of Community Resources and Services.
600-41: Weapons of Mass Destruction: Where should the first supervisor arriving on the scene of w WOMD incident establish the field command post for all responding personnel to report to? Located in the cold zone but inside the inner perimeter.
700-01: Property/ Evidence Control Regulations: An “extended hold” is a hold placed on property by an authorizing division that remains in effect for how long? More than 45 calendar days.
How long does the division have to answer a request for disposition of property? 20 calendar days.
Other than the Financial Crimes lock box located at 1200 Travis, where can an officer tag debit/credit cards, licenses, checks, affidavits, and other documents when no arrest is made? Financial Crimes lock box located at Westside.
(Toxicology Samples): Officers who order a blood test from a suspect who has been arrested for the offense of Driving While Intoxicated will ensure that the sample of blood that is taken will be a volume of how much? At least 10 milliliters.
After an employee has been notified by property room personnel that property addressed to him has been received, he shall reply ___________ with the following information: the intended disposition of the property and when the property will be picked up. Immediately
700-03: Inventory of Prisoner’s Property: The following items of prisoner’s property shall be tagged in the HPD Property Room and documented in the incident report. Printers
700-08: Asset Seizure and Forfeiture: What criteria must be met regarding odometer miles for vehicles that are seized for fleet use? Must have less than 50,000 miles.
800-02: Media Relations: Employees shall not arrange interviews of persons under arrest. True
800-03: Work Attendance Records: All division, bureau, and command offices shall be required to prepare and keep on file within the division or office, for a period of _____________, a daily attendance and leave of absence report. 3 years
800-09: Official Document Archives: The Crime Analysis/ Planning and Research Division will be responsible for microfilming all archival reports and documents. However, what division actually does the microfilming of the document? Identification Division.
800-11: TCIC/NCIC: How does an officer check the registration information for a boat? By contacting the Parks and Wildlife Department.
What is defined as a record that is temporary in usefulness, is not regularly filed within the departments record keeping system, and is required only for a limited period of time for the completion of an action? Transitory Information.
800-12: Records Retention: If an email falls under the definition of a “record”, and it is not received from a source that is outside the department, who is responsible for retaining it in either a hard copy or in electronic format? The sender.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: Up to how many vacation hours may be accumulated by civilians? 720 hours.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: How many vacation hours may civilian employees use in a calendar year before having to obtain prior approval of their assistant chief, or civilian equivalent to utilize more? 240 vacation hours.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: How long must a civilian employee have been employed by the city before they are able to accumulate vacation time? Employed for six months.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: When will sick leave absences be documented with a physicians statement, regardless of the length of each subsequent absence or the nature of the illness? Sick leave absences in excess of 64 hours.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: Employees who are required to submit a physician’s statement subsequent to a sick leave event, will do so within how long? 5 working days.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: At what rate do employees in the Modified Sick Leave Plan, (MSP), earn leave each pay period? 4 hours and 37 minutes, each pay period, with final adjustment of 120 hours per year.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: All employees hired since August 31, 1985, or who elected to change to the Income Protection Plan, are now covered by the Compensable Sick Leave Plan, CSL. At what rate do employees in the CSL accrue sick leave? 2 hours and 30 minutes of sick leave per pay period with an adjustment of 65 annually.
900-01: Absence From Duty- Civilian: 8 hours of wellness leave each benefit year is to be used for preventative health care. What time bank will wellness leave be charged against? Modified Sick Leave Plan.
Personal leave days are granted as a special incentive to CSL participants who use no more than 16 hours of sick time during each benefit year. How many personal leave hours will an employee earn who did not use any sick hours in the previous year? 24 hours.
FMLA leave, (Family Medical Leave Act), is an entitlement, therefore if the employee and the event qualify under the FMLA guidelines, no department approval is needed. What office determines if an employee is eligible for FMLA? Office of Budget and Finance.
900-02: Training- Civilian: After receiving training from outside the department, how long does an employee have to submit a certification of completion and course information to the captain of the Training Division? 14 calendar days.
100-01: Internal Directives: After receiving a General Order, each employee will sign a form that acknowledges the receipt. The employee's division manager will forward the signed form to the ___________. Personnel Division
100-03: Definition of Terms: A civilian supervisor equivalent to the rank of a lieutenant. Assistant Manager
100-05: Organizational Structure: Night Command is in what Chain of Command? Field Operations
200-02: Employees Facing Legal Action: Employees receiving traffic citations will immediately notify ___________ in writing via their chain of command and forward a copy of the citation with the notification letter. Their Assistant Chief
200-05: Parking Regulations and Release of Towed Vehicles: The __________ Division will be responsible for designating parking areas within the central police complex. Fleet management
200-10: Notifications and Emergency Management: A City employee accident spectacular enough to draw news media attention is considered a_________. Catastrophic event
200-16: Weapon’s Discharge: Under definition of weapon, which is not considered a weapon? baton
200-31: Tobacco Use: Employees shall not be within _____ of entrances or exits of any City controlled facility while using any tobacco product. 25 feet
300-02: Transfer of Classified Employees: Any sustained complaint against an officer may exclude the employee from remaining in or transferring to certain assignments as determined by the concerned assistant chief. Concerned Assistant Chief
300-04: Compensation: Evening shifts are those shifts beginning between ___________ hours, inclusively. 1200-1959
300-06: Training Classified: Any division intending to conduct an internal training class is required to submit the lesson plan in writing for approval to the Training Division’s commander at least ________ prior to the class being held. 30 calendar days
300-11: Discrimination, harassment and other prohibited conduct: __________ are actions that are only offensive utterances or displays of discriminatory or sexually provocative material and are eligible for informal resolution. Class II violations
300-27: Standards of Productivity: Standards of productivity shall be developed based upon the average of each of the above listed categories over the last_______. 30 calendar days.
300-32: Processing Complaints and Employee issues: ___________ will make the final determination regarding the acceptance of a grievance. Grievance Unit Personnel
300-34- SOSP: Replacement officers holding the rank of sergeant or classified pay grade VI and below are not qualified for straight time pay unless the replacement works ___ hours or less in the designated 14-day pay period. 86
Flexing of an exempt employee’s schedule may be allowed with the employee’s supervisor’s permission , the hours flexed are accounted for within a _______ period. 14 calendar days
400-02: Badges and Credentials: The loss/theft of a badge, ID card or hat shield, may be handled as a Supervisory Intervention? False
400-08: City Vehicle Crashes: If disciplinary action is recommended in an city vehicle accident all reports will be addressed to whom? Chief of Police
400-18: Responsibility for City Property: Which of the following is not required to be done by a police supervisor when notified by an employee that city property has been lost, stolen or damaged? Generate an offense report
400-26: Conducted Energy Devices: Which of the following does not need to be included in the Supervisor’s supplemental report for a discharge? Names and information of civilian witnesses
500-01: Effecting Arrest and Searches: Which of the following does NOT need to be done at the time of an arrest? None of the above
500-01: Handling and Transporting Prisoners: Which of the following is not included in an offense report that has been generated to document when a body search has been conducted? Name of jail personnel who initiated the search
500-02: handling and Transporting Prisoners: How many juveniles may an employee transport an one time? as many as can be safely carried
500-04: Driving While Intoxicated: When a suspect under 17 years of age has been arrested for DWI which of the following is true? Must videotape the request to submit to a breath test
500-07: Filing Proper Charges: All the following need to be included in an offense report if charges are rejected by the DA Office EXCEPT: Rejection Authorization number
When a hearing impaired person commits an offense and is being interrogated under conditions requiring Miranda Warnings, the use of a family member or friend who is 18 years of age or older as an interpreter may be used in certain circumstances. false
500-14: Class C misdemeanors: When voiding a traffic citation, the citation must be routed up to what level? Assistant Chief
600-04: Motor Vehicle Pursuits: When a vehicle pursuit form has been completed, it will be faxed to the Command Center and a copy will be kept in the division. The original form will be forwarded through the chain of command to ____________? Division Assistant Chief
600-05: Special threat Situations: During a special threat situation, who is responsible for notifying the on-call Media Relations representative? Command Center
600-08: Missing Persons, Kidnapping and Found Persons: When an officer responds to a missing person’s type call, who will generate the offense report? The Missing Persons Unit
600-10: Towing: How long may an officer wait for the owner/complainant to arrive or for their towing choice to arrive at the scene of a recovery? 45 minutes
600-16: Criminal Informants and Other Sources of Information: How often are supervisors required to evaluate the use of confidential informants? Annually
600-26: Labor Disputes: Which is not a responsibility of the responding patrol supervisor? Meet with management and labor representatives to explain the department’s position and procedure.
600-31: Burglar and Hold up Panic Alarms: After the __________ false alarm in a cycle period, the location will be placed on “Don Not Respond” status. 8
600-31: Burglar and Hold up Panic Alarms: State law requires an alarm response within _________ minutes of notification in order to classify as a false for assessment of false alarm response fees. 30
600-36: Bomb Threats: What is the standard minimum evacuation distance for a suspected explosive device? 300 feet
600-37: Hate Crimes: The Hate Crime coordinator is who? CID Lieutenant
If an investigation requires a police officer or investigative officer to enter a prisoner’s property bag after it has been accepted into custody by the Jail Division, permission to do so must be obtained from who? Jail Division supervisor
800-10: Police Records: All Open records requests will be submitted in writing to the Public Affairs Division within _________ of receiving the request. 24 hours
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