Missoula Police Policy Manual

 

Policy Manual Contents

    Introduction Letter from Chief of Police

    What’s new in this Edition…

    Preface
  
  Chapter 1 Authority and Duties  

            1.10 Policy Manual

            1.20 Officer’s Canon of Ethics

            1.30 Law Enforcement Code of Ethics

            1.40 Authority to Command

            1.50 General Duties of Members

            1.60 Mutual Aid

            1.70 Job Descriptions

    Chapter 2 Organization and Goals

            2.10 Mission Statement

            2.20 Organization Vision

            2.30 Organizational Chart

            2.40 Operational Unit Goals

    Chapter 3 Conduct

            3.10 Rules and Regulations

            3.20 City Administrative Rules

            3.30 Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

            3.40 Inquiries and Complaints

            3.50 Police Commission Review of Complaints

            3.60 Compliments
             3.70 Performance Improvement Policy

            3.80 Internal Investigations

            3.90 Racial Profiling

    Chapter 4 Appearance Standards

            4.10 Uniform Policy

    Chapter 5 Arrest

            5.10 Arrest- Discretion

            5.20 Citation in Lieu of Arrest

            5.30 Arrestable Offenses

            5.50 Juvenile Arrests and Interview/Interrogations

            5.60 Foreign Nationals / Diplomats

            5.70 Obtaining Arrest Warrants              

    Chapter 6 Search and Seizure

            6.10 Search and Seizure - General

            6.20 Field Interviews and Pat-Down Searches

            6.30 Search Incident to Arrest

            6.40 Strip and Body Cavity Searches

            6.50 Obtaining Search Warrants

    Chapter 7 Use of Force

            7.10 Use of Force – General

            7.20 Use of Force – Taser

            7.30 Use of Force – Less- Lethal Munitions

            7.40 Use of Force – Oleoresin Capsicum
              7.45 Use of Force-Oleoresin Capsicum, Community Service Specialist Use

            7.80 Officer Involved Shooting and Critical Incidents

            7.90 Use of Force Reviews / Deadly Force Review Board

    Chapter 8 Firearms

            8.10 Firearms – General Policy

    Chapter 9 Vehicle Operations

            9.10 Emergency Vehicle Operations

            9.20 Vehicular Pursuits

            9.30 Crashes Involving Police Vehicles

            9.40 Crash Review Board

            9.50 Vehicle General Rules

            9.60 Mobile Video Equipment
            9.70 Digital Video Management

    Chapter 10 Patrol

            10.10 Civil Disturbances
             10.15 Response to Sexual Assault

            10.20 Partner and Family Member Assaults

            10.30 Bomb Threats

            10.40 Unattended Deaths

            10.50 Drug Recognition Experts

            10.60 Citizen Observer / Ride-a-longs

            10.70 Known Risk Stops

            10.80 K-9 Unit

    Chapter 11 Investigative

            11.10 Detective On-Call

            11.20 Arson Investigations

            11.30 Purchasing Evidence/Information

            11.35 Confidential Informants
            11.40 Regional Information Sharing (RMIN)
            11.45 RISSafe

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    Chapter 12 Documentation, Property and Evidence

            12.10 Records – General

            12.11 Information Dissemination

            12.12 Records Retention

            12.20 Crime Analysis

            12.30 Evidence and Property

    Chapter 13 Administrative

            13.10 Hiring Process

            13.20 Field Training Program

            13.30 Training – Advanced

            13.40 Performance Appraisals

            13.50 Specialized Duty Assignments

            13.60 Promotions

            13.70 Secondary Employment

            13.80 Shift Trading

            13.91 Light Duty Assignments

            13.92 Line of Duty Deaths

            Chapter 14 Miscellaneous Policies

            14.10 Special Teams Deployment

            14.11 News Organization Relations

            14.12 Blood Borne Pathogens

            14.13 Limited English Proficiency

            14.14 Obstacle Course

            14.15 High Visibility Vest 

            14.16 Foot Pursuit
            14.17 Ballistic Vests