SECTION VIII COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

CHAPTER 8-1           COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

 

8-1-1               Objective

8-1-2               Policy

8-1-3               Procedure

8-1-4               Dispatching Calls For Service 

8-1-5               Failure to Respond to a Call

8-1-6               Vehicle Stops

8-1-7               Car-to-Car Traffic

8-1-8               In-Progress Crimes

8-1-9               Assignment of Emergency Vehicles

8-1-10             Phonetic Alphabet

8-1-11             Recording Telephone and Radio Calls

8-1-12             Copying of Taped Radio or Telephone Traffic

8-1-13             Routing of Misdirected Emergency Calls

8-1-14             Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System

8-1-15             Private Alarm Policy

8-1-16             Officer Leaving Vehicle

8-1-17             Emergency Messages

8-1-18             Salvation Army Checks

8-1-19             House Watches

8-1-20             Notification of Officers on Call

8-1-21             Criminal and Municipal Court Warrants

8-1-22             Disposition Codes

Brunswick Police Department Ten Signals                    

 

 

CHAPTER 8-2           DISPATCHING UNIT

 

8-2-1               Objective

8-2-2               Policy

8-2-3               Maintenance of Equipment

8-2-4               Priorities

8-2-5               Inter-Agency Communication Coordination

8-2-6               Telephone Calls for Officers

8-2-7               Monitoring Emergency Telephone Lines

8-2-8               In-Progress Crimes

8-2-9               Responsibilities of Communications Officers

8-2-10             Responsibilities of Patrol Officers

8-2-11             Dispatching Calls

8-2-12             Notification of Superiors


8-2-13             Sending and Receiving Law Enforcement Information

8-2-14             Submission of LEDS Reports

8-2-15             Police Units and Radio Equipment

 

CHAPTER 8-3           TELEPHONE PROCEDURES

 

8-3-1               Objectives

8-3-2               Policy

8-3-3               General Telephone Procedure and Rules

8-3-4               Communication Center Telephone Rules and Procedures

8-3-5               Long Distance Telephone Calls

 

CHAPTER 8-4           REQUEST FOR COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION

 

8-4-1               Objective

8-4-2               Policy

8-4-3               Definitions

8-4-4               Information Request through GCIC/NCIC

8-4-5               Interstate Identification Index (III)

8-4-6               GCIC/NCIC Operations

8-4-7               Hit Confirmations

8-4-8               Locates

8-4-9               LEDS Worksheet Drivers= History Checks

8-4-10             Criminal History Dissemination LOGS

8-4-11             Procedure for Sending Bolos

8-4-12             GCIC/NCIC Bulletins

8-4-13             Release of Criminal Histories

8-4-14             Individual Inspection of Criminal History

8-4-15             GCIC/NCIC Validations

8-4-16             Release of Drivers= Histories

 

CHAPTER 8-5           PUBLIC INFORMATION/NEWS RELEASES                     

 

8-5-1               Objective

8-5-2               Policy

8-5-3               Procedure

8-5-4               Definitions

8-5-5               Authority and Responsibility

8-5-6               Release of Investigative Information

8-5-7               Release of Arrest Information

8-5-8               Special Considerations

8-5-9               Release of Confidential or Internal Investigations Information

8-5-10             Citizens= Request for Information

8-5-11             Media Request for Information

8-5-12             News Releases, Features and Announcements


8-5-13             Telephone Numbers Available to the News Media

8-5-14             Dissemination of Policy to the Media

 

CHAPTER 8-6           TDD/TTY COMMUNICATIONS

 

8-6-1               Objective

8-6-2               Policy

8-6-3               Definitions

8-6-4               Procedure

8-6-5               Responding to TDD/TTY Calls

8-6-6               TDD/TTY Equipment and Operation

8-6-7               TDD/TTY Call Handling Process

8-6-8               TDD/TTY Etiquette

8-6-9               Dispatching the Call

8-6-10             Completing the TDD/TTY Call

8-6-11             TDD/TTY Call Documentation

8-6-12             Self-Evaluation and Audits

 

CHAPTER 8-7           CONCERN, AWARENESS AND RESPECT FOR THE ELDERLY (CARE)

 

8-7-1               Objective

8-7-2               Policy

8-7-3               Description of C.A.R.E.

8-7-4               Services Provided

8-7-5               C.A.R.E. Eligibility Requirements

8-7-6               Suspension of C.A.R.E. Services

8-7-7               Cancellation of CARE