Policies

 


New Member Orientation

This read me file contains information for all new members, including information and instructions on installing the New Member Batch Installer, and the Harbor County standardized control layout. All new members should start here.


Community Operations Manual

This manual provides guidance to all members on applicable policies regarding the general operations of the community including membership requirements and operational considerations.


Human Resources - Disciplinary Policy

This document is to provide the community and staff with a set of guidelines pertaining to Department Human Resources and or personnel/discipline issues.


Promotions Manual

This manual provides guidance to all members on the minimum requirements and applicable policies regarding eligibility for promotions. All members seeking a promotion should be familiar with the information in this manual.


Communications and Dispatch Manual

This manual provides guidance to all members on appropriate etiquette and applicable policies regarding the use of the Emergency Services Radio Network, and procedures for dispatching calls.


Uniform Policy

This policy document provides guidance on the applicable policies for which character models and uniforms are authorized for member use during official games.


Motor Pool Policy

This policy document provides guidance on the applicable policies for which vehicles in our fleet are authorized for member use during official games.


Use of Force Manual

This manual provides guidance to all members on appropriate escalation and applicable policies regarding the use of force in the performance of their duties. Topics include the use of physical, less lethal, and lethal force. All HCSO Deputies must be familiar with this information.


Patrol Operations Manual

This Patrol Operations Manual is intended to provide general guidance to all members on in game conduct and general policy and procedure.


MDC System Manual

The purpose of this policy document is to advise all community members of the data presentation of the MDC system.


Civilian Operations Manual

The purpose of this manual is to advise all community members of the general provisions relating to the operation of the community’s Civilian Qualification.


High Intensity Traffic Team Manual

The purpose of this Policy Document is to advise all community members of the general provisions relating to the operation of the Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit; the High Intensity Traffic Team.


Aviation Unit Manual

The purpose of this policy document is to advise all community members of the general provisions relating to the operation of the DPS Aviation Unit. Aviation Unit Members are qualified to serve both the Sheriff’s Office and the Fire Department in all aviation operations.


Criminal Investigations Division Manual

The purpose of this policy document is to advise all community members of the general provisions relating to the operation of the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division.


Tactical Response Team Manual

The purpose of this policy document is to advise all community members of the general provisions relating to the operation of the Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Team.


K9 Unit Manual

The purpose of this policy document is to advise all community members of the general provisions relating to the operation of the Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit.



 

Special Thanks

Harbor County D.P.S. would like to thank the Denver Police Department for providing the inspiration contributing to many of the Harbor County Community policies and manuals.