SECTION VII   INVESTIGATIONS

 

 

CHAPTER 7-1           GENERAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

 

7-1-1               Objective

7-1-2               Policy

7-1-3               Duties of the Criminal Investigation Section

7-1-4               Criminal Investigation Commander=s Responsibility

7-1-5               Case Assignment

7-1-6               Case Status and Definitions      

7-1-7               Procedures for Inactive and Closed Cases

7-1-8               Victim Notification of Case Status

7-1-9               Preliminary Investigations

7-1-10             Initial Report of Incident

7-1-11             Maintaining Case Files

7-1-12             Case Screening and Follow-up

7-1-13             Follow-up Investigations

7-1-14             Case File Reviews

7-1-15             Duty Schedule

7-1-16             Constitutional Requirements and Criminal Investigations

7-1-17             Use of Polygraphs and/or other Truth Verification Instruments

7-1-18             Investigative Feed Back

 

CHAPTER 7-2           USE OF INFORMANTS

 

7-2-1               Objective

7-2-2               Policy

7-2-3               Definitions

7-2-4               Anonymity of Informants

7-2-5               Liaison with Agencies

7-2-6               Patrol Officer Responsibility

7-2-7               Guidelines for the use of Informants

7-2-8               Investigating Officer=s Accountability

7-2-9               Maintenance of Records

7-2-10             Confidentiality of Informant Files

7-2-11             The Drug Enforcement Supervisor Responsibility

7-2-12             Unauthorized Criminal Activity by an Informant

7-2-13             Financial Expenditures for Informants

 

CHAPTER 7-3           BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS

 

7-3-1               Objective

7-3-2               Policy

7-3-3               Procedure


7-3-4               Professionalism While Conducting Background Investigation

7-3-5               Completion of Background Investigation

 

CHAPTER 7-4           INTERVIEWS AND INTERROGATIONS

 

7-4-1               Objective

7-4-2               Policy

7-4-3               Definitions

7-4-4               Constitutional Requirement

7-4-5               Miranda Warning Requirement

7-4-6               Statement of Constitutional Rights Form

7-4-7               Issued Miranda Cards

7-4-8               Foreign Language Barriers

7-4-9               Confessions and Statements

 

 

 

CHAPTER 7-5           SURVEILLANCE

 

7-5-1               Objective

7-5-2               Policy

7-5-3               Procedure

7-5-4               Chain of Command

7-5-5               Surveillance Reports

7-5-6               Expenses Incurred During Surveillance

7-5-7               Surveillance/Stakeout Restrictions

 

CHAPTER 7-6           CRIME SCENE PROCESSING

 

7-6-1               Objective

7-6-2               Policy

7-6-3               Crime Scene Responsibility

7-6-4               Reporting Responsibilities

7-6-5               Collection and Preservation of Evidence at the Scene

7-6-6               Command of Crime Scene

7-6-7               Crime Scene Photography and/or Video Taping

7-6-8               Crime Scene Sketch

7-6-9               Evidence Processing     

7-6-10             Crime Scene Investigation

7-6-11             Criminal Investigation Responsibility

 

CHAPTER 7-7           IDENTIFYING THE HABITUAL OR SERIOUS OFFENDER

 

7-7-1               Objective

7-7-2               Policy


7-7-3               Habitual and/or Serious Offenders

7-7-4               Identifying the Habitual Offender

7-7-5               Exceptions

7-7-6               Social Service Programs

 

CHAPTER 7-8           DRUG AND VICE INVESTIGATIONS

 

7-8-1               Objective

7-8-2               Policy

7-8-3               Drug Investigation Section Function

7-8-4               Complaints and Reports of Drug Vice Incidents

7-8-5               Criteria for Investigating Complaints

7-8-6               Assignment and Storing of Investigative Information

7-8-7               Reviewing and Purging Complaints

7-8-8               Coordination with Other Agencies

7-8-9               Surveillance, Undercover and Decoy Operations

7-8-10             Stakeouts

7-8-11             Surveillance Equipment

7-8-12             Drug and Vice Raids

7-8-13             Execution of a Raid

7-8-14             Raid Conference

7-8-15             Direction of the Raid