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Take-home Vehicle and POV Policy


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#1 Z. Russo

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Posted 18 November 2016 - 08:07 PM

Take homer vehicles are issued as a convenience for Ranking Officers and Deputies with special assignments. The following positions are authorized to have a permanent take home department vehicle



  1. Commanding Officer, Operations Bureau. Designated Vehicle - 400
  2. Commanding officer, Special Action Unit
  3. K9 Officer, Special Operations Division Designated Vehicle - 121




POV Policy

Any department members vehicles equipped with red or blue emergency lights or any combination of those are strictly forbidden unless authorized by the commanding officer of the members commanding officer. Any officer who would be given permission to use such lights or sirens would do so at no cost to the department. An officer who would have an assigned take home vehicle may request to use a combination of lights and sirens on a person vehicle, pending it passes department inspection, has no cost to the department and is authorized by the Deputy Chief of Police - Uniformed Division. 



Temporary take home vehicles

In the case of an deputy is on call for a specific assignment or detail where they could be called in from off duty on an emergency basis a deputy can request to use an unmarked or administrative car for the duration of the assignment. This authorization is made by the commanding officer of the operations division

Edited by DC J. Burke, 07 March 2017 - 03:09 PM.
Adjusment made to POV Policy


Captain Zach Russo

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