Sheriff's Office Policies

Part A - Operations
Chapter 1 - Mission and Authority
1.01 Combined Planning Process
1.02 Authority
1.03 Chain of Command
1.04 Written Directives
1.05 Administrative Communication
1.06 Action Plans & After Action Reports
1.07 Mutual Aid Agreements
Chapter 2- Personnel Management
2.01 Professional Responsibilities
2.02 Drug Screening
2.03 Disciplinary Matrix
2.04 Employee Counseling
2.05 Early Warning System
2.06 Code of Conduct
2.07 Grievance Procedures
2.08 Litigation & Agency Employees
2.09 Secondary Employment
2.10 Loss or Damage of Equipment
2.11 Closing of Government Offices
2.12 BWC and MVR Audits
2.13 Unbiased Policing
2.14 Employee Recruitment & Selection Overview
2.15 Employment of Relatives/Nepotism
2.16 Employee Referral Bonus Program
2.17 Work Schedules
2.18 Position Classification
Chapter 3 - Personnel Processes
3.01 Health
3.02 Employee Timekeeping
3.03 Personal Appearance & Equipment
3.04 Use of Leave/Light Duty
3.05 Communicable Diseases
3.06 Performance Evaluation System
3.07 Promotions
3.08 Inspections
3.09 Awards System
3.10 Specialized Assignments
3.11 Agency Funerals
3.13 Student Interns
3.14 Military Deployment & Reintegration
3.15 Total Compensation - Benefits
3.16 Total Compensation - Salary Administration
3.17 Rates of Pay
3.18 Overtime & Compensatory Time
3.19 Payroll Deductions
Chapter 4 - Programs and Technical Services
4.01 Petty Cash Fund
4.02 Records
4.03 Forms Control
4.04 Volunteer Program
4.05 Automated External Defibrillation
4.06 Are You Ok? Computerized Telephone Calling Program
4.07 Crime Solvers Tip Line
4.08 Project Lifesaver
4.09 Ride-Along Program
4.10 Field Training Program
4.11 Crime Prevention/Community Involvement
4.12 Watch Your Car Program
4.13 STOPPED Program
4.14 Sergeants Field Training Program
4.15 Agency Accreditation
4.16 Visitor Security Screening
4.17 Nasal Naloxone
4.18 Travel, Meals and Lodging
Chapter 5 - Communications
5.01 Public Information - Media Relations
5.02 Telephone Use
5.03 Police Radio Procedures
5.04 Mobile Data Browsers
5.05 LInX
5.06 Social Networking
5.07 NIXLE
5.08 PowerDMS
5.09 IT Resources
Part B - Law Enforcement
Chapter 1 - Towed and Disabled Vehicles
1.01 Tow Service
1.02 Abandoned Vehicles
1.03 Assistance to Disabled Motorists
Chapter 2 - General Operations
2.02 Reporting Investigations
2.03 Special Investigations
2.04 Domestic Violence
2.05 Missing Persons Investigations
2.06 Criminal Intelligence
2.07 Child Abuse/Neglect
2.09 Juvenile Operations
2.10 Animal Complaints
2.11 Criminal & Civil Process
2.14 Requesting Federal Law Enforcement
2.16 Arrest Procedures
2.17 Temporary Detention Area
2.18 Response to Disabled Citizens
2.19 Victim Services
2.20 Identity Theft - Fraud
2.21 Notice of Death, Serious Injury or Illness
2.22 MD Uniform Criminal Citations Form
2.23 Investigation and Reporting of Drones
2.24 Online Reporting System
2.25 Small Unmanned Aerial Systems
Chapter 3 - Traffic Operations
3.01 Traffic Accident Investigations
3.02 Traffic Enforcement
3.03 Traffic Offenses Involving Alcohol & Drugs
3.04 Agency Vehicle Accident Investigation
3.05 Investigation & Enforcement Traffic Stops
3.06 Speed Measurement Devices
3.07 Use of Vehicle Unlocking Devices
3.08 License Plate Reader
3.09 E-TIX
3.10 Mobile Video Record
3.11 School Bus Stop-Arm Program
3.12 Body Worn Cameras
3.13 LoJack Vehicle Recovery System
Chapter 4 - Evidence and Property
4.01 Evidence Collection
4.02 Search and Seizure
4.03 Property Control
Chapter 5 - Special Operations
5.01 Canine Operations
5.02 Circuit Court Security
5.04 Critical Incident Negotiation Team
5.05 Polygraph Examinations
Chapter 6 - Use of Force
6.01 Use of Force
6.02 Firearms
6.03 LEOSA Certification
Chapter 7 - Agency Vehicles
7.02 Altering Agency Vehicles & Equipment
7.03 Mobile Command Center
Chapter 8- Prisoners and Inmates
8.01 Deputy Sheriff Care & Custody of Prisoners
8.02 Removal of Inmates for Investigative Purposes
8.03 Eyewitness Identification