702 – Firearms Control, Qualifications, and Training

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…B. No prohibited weapon (as defined by Texas Penal Code, Section 46.05) may be carried on or off duty without prior authorization by the deputy’s bureau commander and unless the…

240 - Dress Code

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…A lime green reflective safety vest with “SHERIFF” in black lettering must be worn with the uniform (on or off duty) any time a deputy is directing traffic or involved…

244 - Extra Employment

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View PDFDownload I. Purpose The Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) allows employees to hold extra employment when off duty with specific conditions and restrictions. This is a privilege afforded to…

302 - Professional Conduct Required

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…duty. 6. Whether on-or-off duty, employees will not consume, possess or purchase alcoholic beverages while wearing any recognizable part of the HCSO uniform or badge, identifying them as an employee…

211 - Workers’ Compensation Injury and Illness Reporting

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View PDFDownload I. Purpose This policy establishes procedures for reporting injuries received by employees while on duty or while acting under color of the law when off duty. II. Policy…

236 - Performance Evaluations

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…the employee? This applies to the employee’s conduct and image both while on duty and off duty. B.  Supervisory Factors: 1.  Trains Subordinates: a.  Refers generally to orientation of new…

208 - Sick Leave

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…may be used in increments of one-half hour for personal illness, injury, or physician’s appointments. III. Procedure A. When an employee intends to be off duty due to illness or…

317 - Web Presence/Social Media

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…in print and hold all personnel to a greater standard of conduct, whether on or off duty. Policy This policy is meant to direct and define the use of digital…

402 - Significant Incident Notifications

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…a. Serious injury or death of any employee, on or off duty, for any reason; b. Discharge of a firearm by an employee resulting in injury or death to any…

311 - Political Activities

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…are off duty will not appear in uniform when expressing their personal opinions or when representing any group. 4. Employees will not use their office in any manner for the…

503 - Use of Conducted Electrical Devices (CED)

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…cartridges is prohibited. Deputies shall be required to wear their issued CED when working on duty or off duty in uniform. This does not preclude the deputy from simultaneously wearing…

517 - Armed Detention Officer Program

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…caution when carrying, using, or storing weapons, both on and off duty, to ensure no person is accidentally injured. NOTE: Do not use the gun lockers in the front lobby….

407 - Certified Mail

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…directly and promptly to the person listed as the addressee on the correspondence. C. In the event that an addressee and his or her designee may be off duty, mail…