108 - Unity of Command

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…Constitution and laws of the State of Texas. Command authority is delegated to each supervisor in the HCSO by his or her immediate supervisor. Command authority may also be delegated…

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

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…receiving deputy will notify the gender classification specialist supervisor on duty in the Prisoner Processing Division when an LGBTQI inmate is received. The supervisor will be responsible for the initial…

303 - Conduct Prohibited

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…who is in HCSO custody must immediately report the circumstances to their supervisor. The supervisor will document the circumstances, and will immediately inform the Division Commander in writing. e. Employees…

416 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

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Supervisor(s) assigned to a Bureau which has a UAS program within the Supervisor’s Bureau.  The OC is designated by the Air Operations Section Chief Pilot to review and approve the…

257 - Community Engagement

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…officer. The supervisor must be notified if the officers is armed while participating in a HCSO activity. g. The Community Engagement Director, Bureau Commander, and/or Watch Supervisor have the authority…

412 - Tactical Response Call-out Procedures (SWAT)

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…of the Special Weapons and Tactics team (SWAT) via the on-duty Communications Division supervisor. The Communications Division supervisor will immediately notify the Field Operations Division commander or designee of the…

702 – Firearms Control, Qualifications, and Training

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…discovery of a weapon being lost, stolen, or missing, the deputy will immediately report the incident to his or her immediate supervisor. D. All weapons carried by any deputy, on…

302 - Professional Conduct Required

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…11. Works overtime when required; 12. Reports any unsafe act or condition to their supervisor; and 13. Reports any injury sustained on duty to supervisor. C. Employee Behavior: 1. Avoid…

203 - Sexual Misconduct

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…aware of a violation of this policy must immediately report the violation to their supervisor. B. If the violation involves a supervisor, the employee may notify any other supervisor and…

231 - Internal Investigations

In: Policy |

…a HCSO supervisor, the supervisor receiving the information or witnessing the incident will notify his or her chain of command in writing without unnecessary delay. Depending on the circumstances or…

247 - Payroll Procedures

In: Policy |

…on his or her personal calendar shall be submitted in lieu of the supporting affidavits mentioned below. Procedure Staffing Each bureau will designate supervisory personnel who will be responsible for…

254 - Radio Control Unit

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…Radio Control Unit supervisor or his or her designee based on assignment, operational necessity, or any other determined criteria. No employee has a right to a radio by virtue of…

233 – Personnel Early Warning System (PEWS)

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…after review by the Department Safety Officer (DSO) and the employee is found at fault, c. Documented counseling: Only if issued by a supervisor as a supervisor corrective action, d….

246 - Paid Parental Leave

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…one continuous period of leave unless the employee’s supervisor allows the employee to use Paid Parental Leave intermittently. F. Paid Parental Leave is compensated at the employee’s regular rate of…

107 - Rank Structure

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…promotions board and subject to the final approval of the Sheriff or his or her designee. A lieutenant may be designated as a watch supervisor and is responsible for the…

414 - Hostage Negotiations Team

In: Policy |

…efficient operation. The team leader will then communicate the request to the SWAT supervisor or commander. If approved, the SWAT supervisor will notify the Communications Division that a Mobile Command…

208 - Sick Leave

In: Policy |

…other reason, he or she will notify his or her supervisor prior to or immediately at the beginning of his or her regularly scheduled duty hours. B. A supervisor may…

241 - County Property

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…an incident report, and reported to the employee’s immediate supervisor. The supervisor shall report the incident involving the property to the Division Commander. E.  Damaged or inoperable inventoried property or…

115 - Media Relations

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…highest ranking supervisor on the scene or the scene supervisor. In such an event, the supervisor releasing the information to the media shall comply with section III, subsection (A)(1) of…

601 - Reports

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…the bureau’s standard operating procedures (SOP). VIII. Supervisor Responsibilities A. Supervisors are responsible for managing submitted reports and ensuring those reports are correctly categorized. 1. Supervisors must: a. Ensure reports…

206 - Military Leave and Military Leave of Absence

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…employee shall, at the earliest possible time, give advance notice to his or her supervisor in writing of the dates of his or her anticipated absence for military service. 3….

217 - Overtime

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…authorization form. a. The immediate supervisor will review the request and, if approved, will sign the appropriate block on the overtime authorization form. Supervisors shall not approve overtime requests unless…

313 - Employees Arrested, Indicted, or Convicted

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…the HCSO. B. An employee must then immediately: 1. Notify a supervisor if they are arrested or charged with any criminal offense, excluding minor traffic citations, 2. Notify a supervisor

619 - Towing

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…personnel may release a Hit & Run hold: Hit & Run Investigator; Vehicular Crimes Division (V.C.D.) Supervisor; The original reporting deputy, or his or her supervisor, if said deputy elected…

509 - Transporting Detainees

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…transported, advise a supervisor. The supervisor may contact the Transportation Division. The Transportation Division will respond in accordance with their SOP. IX. Arrival at JPC Certain items may not be…