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General Orders

This page was last updated on May 9, 2019.

General Orders Manual Cover Page and Table of Contents          May 9, 2019

General Orders

Number Title Effective Date
GO 01

Written Directive System

May 16, 2016
GO 02

Warnings, Arrests, Traffic Enforcement and Interviews    

October 25, 2017
GO 03

Pursuits and Emergency Response    

May 9, 2019
GO 04

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Response

March 16, 2018
GO 05

Use of Force, Response to Resistance, Transporting Prisoners

June 6, 2018
GO 06

Off-Duty, Extra-Duty, and Hire-Back Employment

January 25, 2019
GO 07

Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics and Oath of Office

June 16, 2017
GO 08

Communicable Disease Control

November 30, 2017
GO 09

Vehicle and Vessel Towing and Impoundment

December 16, 2008
GO 10

Domestic and Sexual Violence Intervention/ Referral of Sexual Offenders and Predators

March 28, 2013
GO 11

Domestic Violence Allegations and Injunctions against Division Members

June 15, 2011
GO 12

Carry and Display of Weapons

May 9, 2019
GO 13

Residence and Duty Station Assignments

August 21, 2018
GO 14

Personnel Actions

March 3, 2015
GO 15

Juvenile Policy and Procedure

October 30, 2017
GO 16

Collection, Preservation and Documentation of Evidence and Property

January 25, 2019
GO 17

Searches, Raids, Inspections and Highway Checkpoints

July 21, 2008
GO 18

Subpoenas and Court Appearances

July 21, 2008
GO 19

Civil Process

October 8, 2018
GO 20

Division Reserve Program

November 9, 2018
GO 21

Derelict Vessels

March 16, 2018
GO 22

Awards, Commendations and Memorial Fund

January 25, 2019
GO 23

Uniforms, Personal Appearance and Dress Code

May 9, 2019
GO 24

Division Aircraft

July 21, 2008
GO 25

Audits, Inspections, and Accreditation Management

October 30, 2017
GO 26

Communications

March 8, 2017
GO 27

Internal Investigations and Discipline Process

June 6, 2018
GO 28

Grievance Process

May 9, 2019
GO 29

Accident Investigations and Death Notification

October 8, 2018
GO 30

Offshore Patrol Vessel Operations

May 7, 2018
GO 31

Reporting of Injuries and Temporary Reassignments

September 2, 2014
GO 32

Structure of Command

July 26, 2013
GO 33

Operation of Division Equipment

November 9, 2018
GO 34

Search and Rescue Operations

July 21, 2008
GO 35

Division Reports and Records

June 6, 2018
GO 36

Victim and Witness Assistance

January 11, 2017
GO 37

Investigations

July 16, 2012
GO 38

Undercover, Surveillance, and Decoy Operations

October 25, 2017
GO 39

Honor Guard and Funeral Protocol

May 9, 2019
GO 40

Confidential Informants, Files and Funds

December 5, 2014
GO 41

Critical Incident Stress Management

November 17, 2010
GO 42

Health and Fitness

May 9, 2019
GO 43

Bias-Free Policing

May 16, 2017
GO 44

Recruitment

November 9, 2018
GO 45

Selection Process

October 30, 2017
GO 46

Civilian Volunteers

July 21, 2008
GO 47

Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

May 9, 2019
GO 48

Response to Unusual Occurrences and Special Events

May 7, 2018
GO 49

Community-Oriented Policing Philosophy and Strategic Planning

July 21, 2008
GO 50

Sealed and Expunged Records

July 21, 2008
GO 51

Personal Protection Equipment

July 21, 2008
GO 52

Performance Evaluations

May 16, 2017
GO 53

Division Computer Equipment and Use

January 11, 2017
GO 54

Public Information

May 16, 2017
GO 55

Vessel Monitoring System Data Access and Dissemination

March 18, 2009
GO 56

Special Operations Group (SOG)

November 17, 2010
GO 57

Missing Persons

November 17, 2010
GO 58

Law Enforcement Intelligence

September 2, 2014
GO 59

Resource Protection Service

August 24, 2011
GO 60

Eyewitness Identification Procedures

December 14, 2017
GO 61

Employee Background Investigations

November 30, 2017
GO 62

Alligator Response

March 28, 2013
GO 63

Activity Reporting

June 16, 2017
GO 64

Environmental Response Team

January 11, 2017
GO 65

Dive Team

May 7, 2018
GO 66

Social Media

May 16, 2017
GO 67

Criminal Justice Information Services

January 11, 2017

Interim Policy Memoranda (IPMs)

IPM Number Title Effective Date
09-05

Snorkeling /Skin Diving Policy

July 1, 2009
10-01

Rapid ID Devices Policy and Procedures

May 18, 2010
12-01

Use of GPS Tracking Devices

February 8, 2012
12-02

Special purpose permit to buy, sell, take, possess or transport fish and wildlife for law enforcement purposes

February 8, 2012
12-03

SCUBA Dive Policy and Procedures

February 8, 2012
14-06

Policies and Procedures for Florida and National Crime Information Center

June 2, 2014
18-01

Bicycle Patrol

May 7, 2018
18-03

Beards

October 23, 2018
19-01

Extra-Duty Commercial Vehicle Escorts

January 25, 2019
19-02

Body Cameras

January 25, 2019

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