Policy and Procedures

The Cleveland Division of Police, with the assistance of the Bureau of Compliance, creates policies and procedures that provide vision, purpose, and direction for the Division and guide the actions of all its members.

GPO - Index (Effective 11-30-20 to Current)

GPO - Table of Contents (Effective 03-01-2022 to Current)

New Revisions - General Police Order
CHAPTER 1 ADMINISTRATIVE
1.01 Organization and Management

1.02 Human Resources

1.03 Training and Education

1.04 Uniforms and Grooming

1.05 Health and Medical
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1.06 Ceremonial Procedures
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1.07 Member Conduct

CHAPTER 2 LEGAL
2.01 USE OF FORCE

2.02 SEARCH AND SEIZURE

2.03 SUBPOENAS AND COURT

CHAPTER 3 ARRESTEES
3.01 RESTRAINT AND TRANSPORT

3.02 MEDICAL-HOSPITAL PROCEDURES

3.03 BOOKING-PROCESSING

3.04 CHARGING-RELEASING

CHAPTER 4 FIELD OPERATIONS
4.01 EMERGENCY DRIVING

4.02 SPECIALIZED UNITS AND PROGRAMS

4.03 MUTUAL AID

4.04 PATROL DUTIES

4.05 SUPERVISOR DUTIES

4.06 EQUIPMENT AND INSPECTIONS

4.07
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4.08 MISCELLANEOUS

CHAPTER 5 FIELD INVESTIGATIONS
5.03 TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

5.05 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND PROTECTION ORDERS

5.08 WEAPONS/FIREARMS

5.09 DRUG/VICE

5.10 CRIME SCENE PRESERVATION/PROCESSING

5.11 CRISIS INTERVENTION

5.12 SPECIAL POPULATIONS

5.15 OTHER INVESTIGATIONS

CHAPTER 6 PROPERTY
6.01 GENERAL

6.02 EVIDENCE

6.03 VEHICLES

6.04 DIVISION PROPERTY

CHAPTER 7 COMMUNICATIONS
7.01 RADIO

7.02 DATABASES
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7.03 COMPUTER USE - DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
1.1 ADMINISTRATION

1.2 ORGANIZATION

1.3 MANAGEMENT

LEGAL
2.1 USE OF FORCE

2.2 SEARCH AND SEIZURE

2.3 SUBPOENAS AND COURT

PATROL
3.1 ZONE CARS

3.2 PATROL PROCEDURES

3.3 DISTURBANCE AND DISASTERS

3.4 ENFORCEMENT

INVESTIGATIONS
4.1 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

4.2 DRUG/VICE INVESTIGATION

JUVENILE PROCEDURES
5.1 JUVENILE ARRESTS

REPORTING PROCEDURES
6.1 NON-CRIMINAL REPORTS

6.2 CRIME REPORTS

TRAFFIC
8.1 ACCIDENTS

8.2 ENFORCEMENT

COMMUNICATIONS
9.1 POLICE RADIO

9.2 LEADS

PROPERTY
x10.1 EVIDENCE

x10.2 SEIZED/FORFEITED PROPERTY

x10.3 DIVISION OF POLICE PROPERTY

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