603 - Disposition of Firearms and Firearms-Related Evidence

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Firearms Laboratory. Any deputy who comes into custody of a firearm, ammunition, or firearms-related evidence shall adhere to the following procedures for processing such items: [CALEA Standard 83.3.2] The Firearms

702 – Firearms Control, Qualifications, and Training

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…the HCSO standards for firearm proficiency with all firearms carried by him or her for law enforcement purposes. A certified firearms instructor will monitor all firearms qualifications and proficiency training….

612 - Firearms Laboratory Mobile Field Reporting (MFR) Access

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…property room generally picks up evidence at the Firearms Laboratory on a weekly basis. As a general rule, all firearms-related evidence will be submitted to the Firearms Laboratory. In some…

505 - Use and Discharge of Firearms

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…This policy is in accordance with existing state and federal law and does not mean to expand those laws. Procedure – Discharge of Firearms Line of Duty A deputy has…

602 - Entry of Firearms Into Mobile Field Reporting (MFR)

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View PDFDownload Purpose This policy establishes uniform procedures for immediate entry of lost, stolen, or recovered firearms into the TCIC / NCIC gun file. [CALEA Standard 82.3.2] Policy All Harris…

242 - Duty to Carry Firearms

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…– Firearms Control, Qualifications, and Training. Definitions Approved Firearm: A firearm authorized for use either on- or off-duty in accordance with HCSO Department Policy #702 – Firearms Control, Qualifications, and…

511 - Responding to Individuals in Behavioral Crisis

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…of Firearms During the 83rd session of the Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 1189 was passed authorizing Texas peace officers to immediately seize firearms in the possession of a person being…

605 - Storage of Evidence and In-Custody Property

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…d] Place firearms in a properly-sealed package separated from any live ammunition. The preferred packaging material for firearms is clear plastic with initials across the heat seal. However, certain special…

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

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…in seizing contraband in cases where legally justified, feasible, and appropriate to deter criminal activity. Upon being forfeited to the HCSO by court order, the contraband, other than firearms /…

503 - Use of Conducted Electrical Devices (CED)

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…them. Deputies shall only carry the CED model specific to the training they received. [CALEA Standard 4.3.2] CED recertification will be conducted by the Firearms Training Unit during firearms qualifications…

229 - Seniority, Bids, and Transfers

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…the PPD (Probationary Patrol Deputy) program. Must be a full-time employee, Must successfully Pass the HCSO Physical Abilities Test Battery (PAT) Pass Firearms Qualification Complete Precision Driving Skills Test If…

614 - Use of Pen Registers

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…Pen Register When obtaining a non-emergency, court ordered pen register/ping order, Deputy/Task Force Officers assigned to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)/High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

240 - Dress Code

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…status, such as Honor Guard, Motorcycle Unit, or firearms instructor, may wear approved emblems representing the duty status. [CALEA Standard 22.1.6] V. Class A The Class A uniform is intended…

241 - County Property

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…in this requirement, Finance & Business Office will coordinate with all bureau commanders to conduct a yearly audit of all fixed asset items including firearms. [CALEA Standard 17.5.1] Division commanders…

509 - Transporting Detainees

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…anyone, including employees. A. Firearms are prohibited inside of JPC. 1. Firearms should be secured in a vehicle or one of the available lockers before entering the intake door of…

215 - Return to Duty After Extended Absence

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…which could affect the deputy’s ability to demonstrate firearms proficiency An employee who seeks a return to active duty on a transitional duty status due to medical restrictions after an…

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

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…(FTO) Qualification: Must have successfully completed a field training officer training course and currently be in a FTO position within the Patrol Bureau. Pin: Firearms Instructor Qualification: Must have successfully…

238 - Separation From Employment

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…and former reserve personnel desiring to carry firearms are in compliance with the applicable state and federal statutes that address the right to carry firearms. Definitions Former Reserve Law Enforcement…

502 - Less-Lethal Impact & Restraining Devices

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…less-lethal weapons at least biennially. A certified firearms instructor will monitor all firearms qualifications and in-service training on the use of lethal and less-lethal weapons. [CALEA Standard 4.3.3 a] Use…

417 - ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection System

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…603 – Disposition of Firearms and Firearms Related Evidence, 605 – Storage of Evidence and In-Custody Property, and Patrol Bureau Standard Operating Procedure 211 – Property and Evidence Control. D….

112 - Fiscal Management

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…/ forfeiture actions) under the control of HCSO. All department firearms owned by the County shall be considered under this policy. Purchased: All property will be inventoried when received. The…

705 - Youth Programs

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…their support. Agencies providing national programs, scholarships, workshops, and literature include: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF); Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Federal…

256 - Employee Reinstatement

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…at 1200 Baker St. Firearms qualifications will be required of sworn personnel. Substance abuse testing Employees shall be subject to substance abuse testing regardless of the position previously held. Substance…

513 - Mental Health Diversion Center

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…narcotics, or contraband, deputies shall contact the District Attorney’s Office and seek appropriate charges. Deputies shall tag all firearms, illegal weapons, illegal narcotics, and contraband according to department policy and…