603 - Disposition of Firearms and Firearms-Related Evidence

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…the Firearms Identification Laboratory once the processing for latent prints has been completed. Firearms personnel will also be responsible for releasing HCSO evidence from the Firearms Laboratory to the HCSO…

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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…Procedure A. Scope of Services: The Firearms Laboratory provides services in the following areas: 1. Evaluation of firearms function and operability, 2. Entry of fired cartridge case specimens into the…

505 - Use and Discharge of Firearms

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…then-existing circumstances. This policy is in accordance with existing state and federal law and does not mean to expand those laws. III. Procedure- Discharge of Firearms  A. Line of Duty:…

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

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View PDFDownload I. Purpose This policy establishes uniform procedures for immediate entry of lost, stolen, or recovered firearms into the TCIC / NCIC gun file. II. Policy All Harris County…

242 - Duty to Carry Firearms

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

511 - Responding to Individuals in Behavioral Crisis

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…policy on tagging firearms. Firearms shall be placed in a properly sealed package separated from any live ammunition. Note: All firearms shall be unloaded prior to being placed into the…

517 - Armed Detention Officer Program

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…carry semi-automatic firearms, along with a Taser if they are Taser certified.  For a list of authorized firearms, refer to Policy #702 – Firearms Control, Qualifications, and Training, Section II….

605 - Storage of Evidence and In-Custody Property

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…or RAW): Photography that is used for comparative analysis, such as impression evidence (including, but not limited to: latent prints, palm prints, footwear impressions, blood spatter, firearms, ballistics, trace evidence,…

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

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…where legally justified, feasible, and appropriate to deter criminal activity. Upon being forfeited to the HCSO by court order, the contraband or resulting proceeds, excluding firearms and weapons, will be…

503 - Use of Conducted Electrical Devices (CED)

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…use them. Deputies shall only carry the CED model specific to the training they received.  A. CED recertification will be conducted by the Firearms Training Unit during  firearms qualifications at…

614 - Use of Pen Registers

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…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 (ATF) and CIB Investigations…

240 - Dress Code

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…Honor Guard, Motorcycle Unit, or firearms instructor, may wear approved emblems representing the duty status. V. Class A The Class A uniform is intended for formal occasions, such as award…

241 - County Property

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…County. To assist in this requirement, Finance & Business Office will coordinate with all bureau commanders to conduct a yearly audit of all fixed asset items including firearms. A.  Division…

509 - Transporting Detainees

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…brought into JPC by 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…

215 - Return to Duty After Extended Absence

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firearms proficiency b. An employee who seeks a return to active duty on a transitional duty status due to medical restrictions after an extended absence must submit to: i. Substance…

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

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Firearms Instructor Qualification: Must have successfully completed a certified firearms instructor course approved by the HCSO Academy and be currently registered and serving as a range officer for HCSO qualifications….

238 - Separation From Employment

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View PDFDownload I. Purpose To ensure that all honorably and qualified retired sworn personnel and former reserve personnel desiring to carry firearms are in compliance with the applicable state and…

502 - Less-Lethal Impact & Restraining Devices

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…less-lethal weapons at least biennially. 8. A certified firearms instructor will monitor all firearms qualifications and in-service training on the use of lethal and less-lethal weapons. B. Use of Impact…

417 - ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection System

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…at the scene of the incident and have no evidence of another crime, will seize the casings as evidence in accordance with Department Policies 603 – Disposition of Firearms and…

112 - Fiscal Management

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…of controlling and monitoring the inventory of County-Owned Property (whether bought with county funds or acquired through seizure / forfeiture actions) under the control of HCSO.  All department firearms owned…

705 - Youth Programs

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…include: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF); Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC); Federal Air Marshal Service; US…

256 - Employee Reinstatement

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…The returning employee can fax or email results to HEARD and must bring all original results to the HCSO HR Office at 1200 Baker St. 4. Firearms qualifications will be…

513 - Mental Health Diversion Center

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…to be in possession of illegal weapons, illegal narcotics, or contraband, deputies shall contact the District Attorney’s Office and seek appropriate charges. c. Deputies shall tag all firearms, illegal weapons,…