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

002 REVISIONS TO THE MANUAL OF
REGULATIONS AND GENERAL ORDERS

100 ORGANIZATION

Organization Chart

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

DISCIPLINE

310.1 Oral Reprimand/Verbal Counseling
310.2 Disciplinary Actions and Appeals
310.3 Grievance Procedures for Sworn and Civilian Employees

UNIFORMS/PERSONAL APPEARANCE

320.1 Inspections
330 Reporting Personal Injuries
331 Restricted Duty
340 Non-Regular Employment
360 Standby Duty/Take-Home Vehicles

400 GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

401 Public Information
401.1 Release of Information

DEPARMENTAL PROGRAMS

430.2 Police Cadets
430.3 Ride Along Program
430.4 Incident Support Services
430.6 Volunteers in Police Service Program(VIPS)
430.8 Mobile In-Vehicle Video Program (This section is under revision. The 2015 GO is forthcoming)

ADMINISTRATION OF INVESTIGATIONS

440.2 Serious or Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
440.3 Polygraph Examinations/Criminal Investigations
440.5 Investigative Hypnosis Procedures
440.6 Custody of Prisoners Assisting in Investigations

VOLUME II – OPERATIONS

500 OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES

OPERATIONAL FUNCTIONS GENERAL

501.1 Operation of Police Vehicles
501.2 Investigative Responsibilities
501.3 Use of Speed Measurement Devices
501.5 Court Procedures
501.7 Criminal Investigations Involving Personal Computers as Evidence

RESPONSE TO SELECTED SITUATIONS

520.1 Response to Alarms
520.3 Hostage/Barricaded Person
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

SPECIALIZED UNITS

530.1 Canine Operations
530.2 Police Helicopter Operations
530.4 Bicycle Patrol
530.5 Traffic Enforcement Officers
530.6 Gang Investigation Unit
530.7 Crime Analysis Unit
530.9 Auxiliary Police
530.10 Language Skills Support Unit
530.11 Volunteer Traffic Control Program
530.12 Crime Prevention Unit

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

ARREST, DETENTION SPECIFIC

602.1 Arrest and Detention for Shoplifting
602.2 Juvenile Procedures
602.3 Hospital Guard Details

POLICE CITIZEN CONTACTS

603.2 Assistance to Abused or Neglected Children
603.3 Emotionally Disturbed Persons Cases

PROPERTY AND EVIDENCE

610.1 Custody of Property
610.3 Search Warrant Procedures


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