517 - Armed Detention Officer Program

In: Policy |

View PDFDownload I. Purpose This policy establishes directives for armed detention officers. II. Definitions Armed detention officer – a licensed county jailer who, after meeting the requirements of this policy,…

511 - Responding to Individuals in Behavioral Crisis

In: Policy |

…and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) via a computer tablet. Consumer – A person with mental illness. Crisis Intervention Response Team (CIRT) – Detentions – A sub-unit of the Detentions Mental Health…

105 - Definitions

In: Policy |

…Criminal Justice Command and who are qualified under TCOLE regulations to be licensed as a county jailer. As defined by state law, a detention officer is not a peace officer….

240 - Dress Code

In: Policy |

…position of the employee – i.e., a detention officer must have a detention officer patch. F. Additionally, When Wearing A Class A, B, Or C Uniform: 1. Shirts must be…

702 – Firearms Control, Qualifications, and Training

In: Policy |

…Texas Government Code Sections 411.199, “Honorably Retired Peace Officers,” 411.1991, “Peace Officers,” and 411.1992, “Former Reserve Law Enforcement Officers,” allow current, reserve, and retired peace officers to apply for a…

107 - Rank Structure

In: Policy |

…for the enforcement of all local, state, and federal laws and ensuring compliance with all Departmental policies, bureau rules, and all other regulations. M. Detention Officer: A detention officer is…

244 - Extra Employment

In: Policy |

…employee works refuses, or has refused, to cooperate in an investigation related to the extra employment; 25. The employee is a civilian or detention officer and the extra employment is…

226 - Commendations, Awards, Nominations, Pins, and Ribbons

In: Policy |

…Qualification: Must be a TCOLE-licensed peace officer or detention officer that has completed the training necessary to qualify as a mental health officer. The employee must currently be assigned to…

Rule 14: Promotions and Eligibility Lists

In: Civil Service |

View PDF 14.01 ELIGIBILITY FOR PROMOTIONS: To be eligible for promotion, a telecommunications officer, detention officer or deputy must meet the following prerequisites: (a) Telecommunications Supervisor (Non-Certified Peace Officer): Must…

507 - Search Procedures

In: Policy |

…with reasonable suspicion (less than probable cause) that the person may be armed, and the search is for the peace officer’s protection during an investigative detention. [CALEA Standard 1.2.4 b]…

618 - Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs)

In: Policy |

…release of video, audio, and image recordings captured by BWCs. NOTE: In addition to the guidelines outlined within this policy, detention facilities shall follow procedures set forth in Detention Policy…

201 - Application and Hiring Process

In: Policy |

…the minimum standards will be scheduled for some or all of the following tests as appropriate (in no specific order): 1. Reading comprehension (deputy and detention officer) 2. Typing (clerical…

413 - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI)

In: Policy |

…be asked to indicate his or her preference as to the gender of the deputy or detention officer who will perform the pat-down search. A cross-gender search preference form shall…

502 - Less-Lethal Impact & Restraining Devices

In: Policy |

View PDFDownload Definition Less-lethal munitions are specialty munitions designed to cause blunt trauma at extended distances. They are considered to be an extension of a deputy or detention officer’s baton…

402 - Significant Incident Notifications

In: Policy |

…Unit, Criminal Investigations Bureau, etc.). First line scene response will typically be accomplished by a Patrol Bureau Supervisor for field incidents or a Criminal Justice Command Supervisor for detention-related incidents….

501 - De-escalation & Response to Resistance

In: Policy |

…reasonable officer on the scene, rather than with the 20/20 vision of hindsight. The calculus of reasonableness must embody allowance for the fact that police officers are often forced to…

115 - Media Relations

In: Policy |

…before they shall be allowed to enter the interview room. viii. A deputy or detention officer must be in the interview room with the inmate at all times. The deputy…

514 - Excited Delirium

In: Policy |

…sounds, glass, or shiny objects C. Patrol/Detentions Personnel – Control 1. If reasonably possible, wait for adequate backup before making physical contact with the subject. Detentions personnel should call for…

508 - Bias-Based Profiling

In: Policy |

…of explainable facts and circumstances which lead a peace officer, in the light of their experience, to conclude that a person possibly is involved in past, present, or future criminal…

229 - Seniority, Bids, and Transfers

In: Policy |

…employees: the rank of Deputy and Detention Officer; (2) For Professional Staff Members: those levels with the base pay grade within specific position titles listed by the Human Engagement &…

606 - Interview and Interrogation Procedures

In: Policy |

…read the juvenile the Texas statutory warning for juveniles. A peace officer may be present during the reading of the warning, but no peace officer, defense attorney, or attorneys representing…

509 - Transporting Detainees

In: Policy |

View PDFDownload I. Purpose This policy provides directives on transporting persons taken into custody prior to their booking or admission into a detention or medical facility. These directives provide for…

302 - Professional Conduct Required

In: Policy |

…job capacity). Within this context, “work” means to provide a service, paid or voluntary, as a regular or reserve deputy or detention officer or other civilian employee except as required….

613 - Asset Seizure, Forfeiture, and Disposition of Contraband Property

In: Policy |

…of Texas, or another law enforcement agency as defined in CCP, Chapter 59. Seizure – The restraint of property by a peace officer, whether the officer restrains the property by…

611 - Eyewitness Identification

In: Policy |

…placed in separate folders or in an envelope, which is given to the administrator for presentation to the witness in a blind manner. Lead Investigator: The officer primarily responsible for…