Department Policies

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Chief's Preface

We are the most visible form of government for the City of Seaside. We are privileged to serve as ambassadors for the Seaside Police Department. Let us internalize the immense responsibility we have to be community guardians-builders of the public trust-and allow it to manifest into professional and compassionate service. Procedurally just principles should guide our interaction with our diverse residents, for it engenders legitimacy. Moreover, practicing procedural justice elicits greater citizen cooperation, satisfaction, and can make our community safer. 

The Department Manual serves as a guide to clearly communicate what we expect from one another, the service we will provide to our stakeholders, and the manner in which we will faithfully execute our duties. It is comprehensive, but not all-inclusive. There are situations you will encounter which cannot, nor should they, be codified in a policy manual. In such circumstances, procedural justice, compassion, equity, and community safekeeping should inform your decisions. Our ultimate aim is to remedy root causes-as opposed to temporarily resolve superficial manifestations. 

We must not forget we serve the public. Consequently, there will be instances where we solicit input, guidance, and assent from the public when we formulate policies that impact them. This is not only encouraged, but expected from departments who adhere to the tenets of community policing. Likewise, you will often be asked to weigh in on meaningful policy changes-which is consistent with procedurally just organizations. Please take advantage of your platform to shape our agency. You can anticipate periodic updates, over time, as we strive to remain abreast of industry best practices. 

All Seaside Police Department employees are responsible for knowing and understanding the Department Manual. You can access the manual electronically or in hard copy form. It is every member's responsibility to remain current with regard to any revisions to our Department Manual. 

Abdul D. Pridgen
Chief of Police 

Department Policies

   

  1. Policy 220 - Retiree Concealed Firearms.pdf
  2. Policy 200- Organizational Structure and Responsibility.pdf
  3. Policy 204 - Departmental Directives.pdf
  4. Policy 208 - Trainng Policy.pdf
  5. Policy 214 - Administrative Communications.pdf
  6. Policy 221 - Department Security.pdf
  7. Policy 212 - Electronic Mail.pdf
  8. Policy 218 - License to Carry a Firearm.pdf
  9. Policy 106 - Policy Manual.pdf
  10. Policy 216 - Staffing Levels.pdf
  11. Policy 100 - Law Enforcement Authority.pdf
  12. Policy 102 - Chief Executive Officer.pdf
  13. Policy 104 - Oath of Office.pdf
  14. Policy 326 - Adult Abuse.pdf
  15. Policy 338 - Hate Crimes.pdf
  16. Policy 340 - Standards of Conduct.pdf
  17. Policy 328 - Discrimitory Harassment.pdf
  18. Policy 342 - Information Technology Use.pdf
  19. Policy 344 - Report Preparation.pdf
  20. Policy 346 - Media Relations.pdf
  21. Policy 348 - Subpoenas and Court Appearances.pdf
  22. Policy 350 - Reserve Officers.pdf
  23. Policy 300 - Use of Force.pdf
  24. Policy 302 - Deadly Force Review.pdf
  25. Policy 306 - Handcuffing and Restraints.pdf
  26. Policy 308 - Control Devices and Techniques.pdf
  27. Policy 332 - Missing Persons.pdf
  28. Policy 341 - Expectations and Responsibilities.pdf
  29. Policy 310 - Officer-Involved Shootings and Deaths.pdf
  30. Policy 314 - Vehicle Pursuits.pdf
  31. Policy 316 - Officer Response to Call.pdf
  32. Policy 318 - Canines.pdf
  33. Policy 322 - Search and Seizure.pdf
  34. Policy 320 - Domestic Violence.pdf
  35. Policy 324 - Temporary Custody of Juveniles.pdf
  36. Policy 330 - Child Abusel.pdf
  37. Policy 334 - Public Alerts.pdf
  38. Policy 309 - Conducted Energy Device.pdf
  39. Policy 336 - Victim and Witness Assistance.pdf
  40. Policy 312 - Firearms.pdf
  41. Policy 380 - Child and Dependent Adult Safety.pdf
  42. Policy 352 - Outside Agency Assistance.pdf
  43. Policy 390 - Gun Violence Restraining Orders.pdf
  44. Policy 386 - Off-Duty Law Enforcement Actions.pdf
  45. Policy 359 - Wildlife-Mountain Lions.pdf
  46. Policy 360 - Death Investigation.pdf
  47. Policy 362 - Identify Theft.pdf
  48. Policy 364 - Private Persons Arrest.pdf
  49. Policy 356 - Registered Offender Informationl.pdf
  50. Policy 382 - Service Animals.pdf
  51. Policy 368 - Limited English Proficiency Services.pdf
  52. Policy 370 - Communications with Persons with Disabilities.pdf
  53. Policy 372 - Mandatory Employer Notification.pdf
  54. Policy 374 - Biological Samples.pdf
  55. Policy 376 - Chaplains.pdf
  56. Policy 366 - Anti-Reproductive Rights Crime Reporting.pdf
  57. Policy 358 - Major Incident Notification.pdf
  58. Policy 371 - Automatic External Difibrillator Use.pdf
  59. Policy 391 - Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation.pdf
  60. Policy 384 - Volunteer Program.pdf
  61. Policy 446 - Mobile Audio-Video.pdf
  62. Policy 449 - Patrol Search Warrents .pdf
  63. Policy 402 - Bias-Based Policing .pdf
  64. Policy 400 - Patrol Functions.pdf
  65. Policy 412 - Hazardous Material Response.pdf
  66. Policy 408 - Special Response Unit.pdf
  67. Policy 414 - Hostage and Barricade Incidents.pdf
  68. Policy 404 - Briefing Training.pdf
  69. Policy 418 - Mental Illness Commitments.pdf
  70. Policy 410 - Ride-Along Policy.pdf
  71. Policy 448 - Mobile Data Terminal Use.pdf
  72. Policy 420 - Cite and Release Policy.pdf
  73. Policy 424 - Raid Response and Deployment.pdf
  74. Policy 422 - Foreign Diplomatic and Consular Representatives.pdf
  75. Policy 450 - Portable Body Worn Cameras BWC and Mobile Audio-Video MAV Recorders.pdf
  76. Policy 434 - Aircraft Accidents.pdf
  77. Policy 430 - Emergency Utility Service.pdf
  78. Policy 428 - Immigration Violations.pdf
  1. Policy 406 - Crime and Disaster Scene Integrity.pdf
  2. Policy 438 - Obtaining Air Support.pdf
  3. Policy 444 - Watch Commanders.pdf
  4. Policy 442 - Criminal Organizations.pdf
  5. Policy 440 - Detentions and Photographing Detainees.pdf
  6. Policy 421 - Code Enforcement.pdf
  7. Policy 416 - Response to Bomb Calls.pdf
  8. Policy 436 - Field Training Officer Program.pdf
  9. Policy 469 - Medical Aid Response.pdf
  10. Policy 458 - Foot Pursuits.pdf
  11. Policy 471 - Suspicious Activity Reporting.pdf
  12. Policy 470 - Sobering Center Commiments.pdf
  13. Policy 468 - First Amendment Assemblies.pdf
  14. Policy 466 - Civil Disputes.pdf
  15. Policy 465 - Public Recording of Law Enforcement Activity.pdf
  16. Policy 452 - Medical Marijuana.pdf
  17. Policy 467 - Crisis Intervention Incidents.pdf
  18. Policy 464 - Homeless Persons.pdf
  19. Policy 512 - Vehicle Impound Hearings.pdf
  20. Policy 502 - Traffic Collision Reporting.pdf
  21. Policy 510 - Vehicle Towing and Release.pdf
  22. Policy 520 - Disabled Vehicles.pdf
  23. Policy 516 - Traffic Citations.pdf
  24. Policy 524 - 72-Hour Parking Violations.pdf
  25. Policy 514 - Impaired Driving.pdf
  26. Policy 500 - Traffic Function and Responsibility.pdf
  27. Policy 612 - Brady Material Disclosure.pdf
  28. Policy 608 - Informants.pdf
  29. Policy 610 - Eyewitness Identification.pdf
  30. Policy 614 - Operations Planning and Deconfliction.pdf
  31. Policy 615 - Warrant Service.pdf
  32. Policy 600 - Investigation and Prosecution.pdf
  33. Policy 602 - Sexual Assault Investigations.pdf
  34. Policy 606 - Asset Forfeiture.pdf
  35. Policy 806 - Restoration of Firearm Serial Numbers.pdf
  36. Policy 702 - Personal Communication Devices.pdf
  37. Policy 812 - Computers and Digital Evidence.pdf
  38. Policy 706 - Vehicle Use.pdf
  39. Policy 707 - Collision Review Board.pdf
  40. Policy 808 - Records Maintenance and Release.pdf
  41. Policy 801 - Emergency Dispatch Procedures.pdf
  42. Policy 802 - Property and Evidence.pdf
  43. Policy 804 - Records Division.pdf
  44. Policy 800 - County Communications.pdf
  45. Policy 704 - Vehicle Maintenance.pdf
  46. Policy 818 - Animal Control.pdf
  47. Policy 810 - Protected Information.pdf
  48. Policy 700 - Department Owned and Personal Property.pdf
  49. Policy 1014 - Duty Hours.pdf
  50. Policy 1019 - Personnel Complaints.pdf
  51. Policy 1017 - Smoking and Tobacco Use.pdf
  52. Policy 904 - Prison Rape Elimination.pdf
  53. Policy 1004 - Transfers and Special Assignments.pdf
  54. Policy 902 - Custodial Searches.pdf
  55. Policy 1000 - Recruitment and Selectionl.pdf
  56. Policy 1010 - Reporting of Employee Convictions.pdf
  57. Policy 1002 - Evaluation of Employees.pdf
  58. Policy 900 - Temporary Custody of Adults.pdf
  59. Policy 1015 - Communicable Diseases.pdf
  60. Policy 1008 - Anti-Retaliation.pdf
  61. Policy 1012 - Drug-and Alcohol-Free Workplace.pdf
  62. Policy 1013 - Sick Leave.pdf
  63. Policy 1040 - Military Leave.pdf
  64. Policy 1049 - Nepotism and Conflicting Relationships.pdf
  65. Policy 1043 - Personal Appearance Standards.pdf
  66. Policy 1021 - Seat Belts.pdf
  67. Policy 1023 - Body Armor.pdf
  68. Policy 1025 - Personnel Records.pdf
  69. Policy 1057 - Employee Speech, Expression and Social Networking.pdf
  70. Policy 1031 - Fitness for Duty.pdf
  71. Policy 1029 - Commendations and Awards.pdf
  72. Policy 1037 - Overtime Compensation Requests.pdf
  73. Policy 1039 - Outside Employment.pdf
  74. Policy 1041 - Occupational Disease and Work-Related Injury Reporting.pdf
  75. Policy 1053 - Temporary Modified-Duty Assignments.pdf
  76. Policy 1034 - Lactation Break Policy.pdf
  77. Policy 1047 - Police Cadets.pdf
  78. Policy 1045 - Uniform Regulations.pdf
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