Fairfax County Police General Orders


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

VOLUME I ADMINISTRATION

FOREWORD
DECLARATION
DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT, COMMUNITY POLICING DEFINITION, DEPARTMENTAL GOALS
ORDERS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
DEFINITIONS

001 Ethics and Integrity

100 ORGANIZATION

Organization Chart

101 115 Organization

200 REGULATIONS

201 General Responsibilities
202 Prohibited Activities
203 Prisoner Care and Custody
204 Administrative Activities
205 Orders
206 Equipment

300 PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION

301 Internal Investigations
310 DISCIPLINE
310.1 Oral Reprimand/Verbal Counseling
310.2 Disciplinary Actions and Appeals
310.3 Grievance Procedures for Sworn and Civilian Employees
320 UNIFORMS/PERSONAL APPEARANCE
320.1 Inspections
320.2 Personal Appearance and Grooming SOP*
320.3 Hand Salute SOP*
330 Reporting Personal Injuries
331 Restricted Duty
340 Non-Regular Employment
350 Awards System SOP*
360 Standby Duty/Take-Home Vehicles
370 Random Drug Screening Program SOP*
380 Competitive Promotion Process SOP*

400 GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

401 Public Information
401.1 Release of Information
401.2 Public Safety Communications Center Information Responsibilities RESCINDED
401.3 News Media Credentials RESCINDED
410 EXPENDITURES
410.1 Travel Expenditures - Training SOP*
420 Visitor Control Procedures SOP*
430 DEPARMENTAL PROGRAMS
430.2 Police Cadets
430.3 Ride Along Program
430.4 Incident Support Services
430.5 Physical Fitness Training Program SOP*
430.6 Volunteers in Police Service Program(VIPS)
430.7 Police Chaplains
430.8 Mobile In-Vehicle Video Program
440 ADMINISTRATION OF INVESTIGATIONS
440.1 Citizen Reporting System Operations SOP*
440.2 Serious or Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
440.3 Polygraph Examinations/Criminal Investigations
440.4 Physical and Photographic Lineup Procedures SOP*
440.5 Investigative Hypnosis Procedures
440.6 Custody of Prisoners Assisting in Investigations
450 Use of Fairfax County Electronic Communications Systems SOP*
460 Management of the Personal Computer Resource SOP*

VOLUME II – OPERATIONS

500 OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES

501 OPERATIONAL FUNCTIONS GENERAL
501.1 Operation of Police Vehicles
501.2 Investigative Responsibilities
501.3 Use of Speed Measurement Devices
501.5 Court Procedures
501.6 Stake Out/Surveillance Procedures SOP*
501.7 Criminal Investigations Involving Personal Computers as Evidence
510 COMMUNICATIONS
510.1 Police Radio Procedures SOP*
510.2 Radio and CAD Designators SOP*
510.3 Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) SOP*
520 RESPONSE TO SELECTED SITUATIONS
520.1 Response to Alarms
520.2 Police Response to Bomb Threats and Incidents SOP*
520.3 Special Operations: Hostage/Barricaded PersonsSOP*
520.4 Impoundment or Seizure of Motor Vehicles
520.5 Control at Crime/Civil Disaster Scenes
520.6 VIP Protection Policy
520.7 Bias Crime Policy
520.8 Response to Mobile Security Devices
520.9 Limited English Language Proficiency
520.10 Asset Forfeiture/Money Laundering Unit/Seized Vehicle Processing Fee
530 SPECIALIZED UNITS
530.1 Canine Operations
530.2 Police Helicopter Operations
530.3 Police Marine Patrol Operations
530.4 Bicycle Patrol
530.5 Traffic Enforcement Officers
530.6 Gang Investigation Unit
530.7 Crime Analysis Unit
530.8 Traffic Enforcement Officers RESCINDED
530.9 Auxiliary Police
530.10 Language Skills Support Unit
530.11 Volunteer Traffic Control Program
530.12 Crime Prevention Unit
540 USE OF WEAPONS
540.1 Use of Force
540.2 Police-Citizen Contacts
540.3 Vehicle Traffic Stops and Checkpoints

600 ENFORCEMENT ISSUES

601 Arrest Procedures – General
601.1 Misdemeanor Arrest/Summons Release
601.3 Arrests at Certain Facilities
601.4 Domestic Violence Policy
601.5 Service, Investigation and Arrests at County Public School Facilities
601.6 Arrest of Adult Students Attending Public Schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia
602 ARREST, DETENTION SPECIFIC
602.1 Arrest and Detention for Shoplifting
602.2 Juvenile Procedures
602.3 Hospital Guard Details
603 POLICE CITIZEN CONTACTS
603.2 Assistance to Abused or Neglected Children
603.3 Emotionally Disturbed Persons Cases
610 PROPERTY AND EVIDENCE
610.1 Custody of Property
610.2 Custody of Controlled Substances
610.3 Search Warrant Procedures

*Removed and reissued in the Fairfax County Police Department Manual of Standard Operating Procedures.


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