Springfield Police Department Policies

The Springfield Police Department has established policies for the uniformed enforcement of laws and that outline the delivery of service to the community. The Springfield Police Department reviews and modifies policies based upon changes in State or Federal laws and/or best practices. As changes occur, the most recent policies will be posted here.

0.1.1 Written Directives

1.1.1 Goals & Objectives

1.1.2 Oath of Office/Code of Ethics

1.1.3 Department Purpose & Values

1.2.1 Limits of Authority

1.2.2 Use of Discretion

1.3.1 Arrest

1.3.2 Warrant Arrests

1.3.3 Alternatives to Custody

1.3.4 Adult & Juvenile Referrals

1.3.5 Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/Elder Abuse

1.4.1 Firearms Qualification

1.5.1 Use of Force

2.1.1 Geographic Boundaries

2.2.1 Concurrent Jurisdiction

2.3.1 Mutual Aid

2.4.1 State & Federal Aid Requests

2.5.1 Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws

3.1.1 Police Services in Delayed Annexation Areas

4.1.1 Liaison

4.2.1 Department Subpoena Service

Chapter 5 Criminal Justice Improvements

11.1.1 Organizational Structure/Function

11.2.1 Command Protocol/Unity of Command

11.3.1 Authority/Responsibility & Delegation

11.4.1 Chief’s Authority

12.1.1 Supervision

12.2.1 Staff Meetings

13.1.1 Committees/Task Forces

13.2.1 On-The-Job Injuries/Damaged Property

13.3.1 Mail & Routing

13.3.3 Use of City Owned Vehicles/Transport Non-Ageny Personnel

13.3.4 Use of Department Facilities

13.3.6 Use of Fitness Facilities

13.3.7 Use of Computer, Office & Special Communications Equipment

13.3.8 Social Media

13.5.1 Notaries

13.6.1 Employee Telephone List

14.1.1 Analysis

16.1.1 Allocation/Distribution of Personnel

16.2.1 District Boundaries

16.3.1 Specialized Assignment

16.4.1 Reserves

16.4.2 Reserve Recruit

16.5.1 Volunteer Services

17.1.1 Fiscal Management

17.2.1 Budget

17.3.1 Cash Management

17.3.2 Purchasing

17.4.1 Inventory Control

21.1.1 Job Task Analysis

21.2.1 Job Classification

22.1.1 Salary/Compensation

22.2.1 Benefits

22.2.2 Leave Requests

22.3.1 Physical Fitness

22.3.2 Employee Welness

22.3.3 Modified Duty Assignment

22.3.4 Injury or Death of Department Employee

22.3.5 Psychological Testing

22.4.1 Outside Employment

23.1.1 Career Development

23.1.2 Career Development Positions

23.2.1 Career In-Service Training

23.3.1 DPSST Officer Certification

23.4.1 Higher Education

24.1.1 Collective Bargaining

25.1.1 Grievance Procedures

26.1.1 Code of Conduct

26.1.2 Use of Tobacco Products

26.2.1 Disciplinary Procedures

26.2.2 Harassment

26.3.1 Uniform

26.3.2 Replacement of Equipment

26.3.3 Court Appearance

26.4.1 Awards

31.1.1 Recruitment & Selection

32.1.1 Background Investigations

32.2.1 Probation

33.1.1 Training Unit

33.2.1 Training Programs

33.2.2 Training Instructors

33.2.3 In-Service, Roll Call & Advanced Training

33.2.4 Academy Training

33.2.5 Civilian Training

33.3.1 Training Records

33.4.1 FTO Program

33.5.1 Specialized Training

34.1.1 Promotion

35.1.1 Performance Evaluations

36.1.1 Body Worn Cameras

41.1.1 Patrol Component

41.2.1 Patrol Shifts

41.3.1 Patrol Supervision/Responsibilities

41.4.1 Constitutional Rights

41.4.4 Field Interviews

41.4. Death/Injury Notification

41.4.7 Other Notifications

41.4.8 Hazards

41.4.9 Bicycles

41.4.10 Consular & Diplomatic Relations

41.4.11 School Resource Officer

41.4.12 Unattended Death

41.4.13 Vehicle Lockout

41.4.14 Share Bear Program

41.4.15 Interpreter Services

41.4.16 Prohibited Camping

41.4.17 Chronic Disorderly Property Abatement

41.4.18 Hate & Bias Crime Reporting

41.5.1 Preliminary Investigations

41.5.2 Stopping, Detention & Search of Persons

41.6.1 Vehicles & Equipment

41.7.1 Court Liaison/Case Filing

41.8.1 Canine Unit

41.8.2 Canine Unit – Narcotics

41.9.1 Automated External Defibrillator

41.10.1 False Alarm Reports

42.1.1 Investigations & Records Division Component

42.2.1 Case Management

42.3.1 Investigations Operations

42.3.2 Investigator On-Call List

42.3.3 Investigations & Patrol Liaison

42.3.4 Use of Interview Rooms

42.3.5 Pawn Slips

42.3.6 Check Program

42.3.7 Telephone Harassment Investigations

42.4.1 Investigative Task Forces

42.5.1 Crime Victim Compensation

42.6.1 Search & Seizure

43.3.2 Surveillance Equipment

43.5.1 Forfeiture

44.2.1 Juvenile Operations

44.3.1 School/Community Liaison

45.1.1 Crime Prevention/Community Outreach

45.2.1 Neighborhood Watch

45.2.3 Licensing

45.2.5 Problem Solving

46.3.2 Hazardous Materials

46.3.4 Intranasal Naloxone Deployment

47.2.2 Special Events

48.1.1 Animal Control

48.2.1 Abandoned Vehicles

48.3.1 Parking Enforcement

48.4.1 Code Enforcement

51.1.1 Intelligence Activities

52.1.1 Professional Standards

53.1.1 Line Inspections

54.2.1 News Media Relations

54.3.0 Communications with Persons with Disabilities

54.3.1 Community Relations

54.3.2 Ride Along Program

54.4.1 CHETT Program

54.4.2 CHETT Pet Emergency Vet Fund

55.1.1 Victim Services Program

55.2.1 Melissa’s Law – Victim Notification & SAFE kit Protocol

61.1.1 Traffic Enforcement

61.2.1 Traffic Analysis

61.2.2 Traffic Engineering

61.3.1 Selective Enforcement

61.3.4 DUII

61.3.5 Radar/Lidar Use

61.3.6 DWS/DWR

61.3.7 Driver Re-Examination

61.3.8 Bicycles/Pedestrians

61.3.9 Off-Road Vehicles

61.4.1 Traffic Accident Investigation

61.4.2 Accident Scene Procedures

61.5.1 Major Accident Investigation Team

61.6.1 Traffic Direction & Control

61.7.1 Vehicle Escort Service

61.7.2 Driver Assistance

61.8.1 Roadway Hazards

61.9.1 Traffic Safety Education

72.1.1 Springfield Municipal Jail/Holding Cells

74.1.1 Legal Service

81.1.1 Communications Administration

81.3.1 Use of MDC’s

82.1.1 Records Administration

82.2.1 Records Services

82.2.2 Juvenile Records

82.2.3 Case Numbering System

82.2.4 Records Retention Schedule

82.2.5 Missing Persons & Runaways

82.3.1 Computer Systems

82.4.1 Report Manual

82.4.2 Traffic Citations

82.4.3 Routing

82.4.4 Forms Development & Control

82.5.1 Release of Records Information

82.5.2 Release of Individual’s Record

82.6.1 Payroll

83.2.1 Crime Scene Processing/Evidence Handling

83.2.2 Lab Analysis

83.2.3 Vehicles as Evidence

83.2.4 Crime Scene Equipment

83.2.5 Inventory & Storage of Property

84.1.1 Property Inspection/Inventory

84.1.2 Disposal of Property

Springfield Police Department policies that are exempt from public disclosure under ORS 192.345(18) are not included above. Exempt policies include those related to operational plans that would endanger an individual’s physical safety or jeopardize a law enforcement activity if publicly disclosed.