Policies and Procedures

The following documents represent the entire body of public policies and procedures in effect for the Providence Police Department.  Certain Department policies and procedures have been withheld or redacted, consistent with the Access to Public Records Act, to prevent the disclosure of information which would disclose techniques and procedures for law enforcement investigations or prosecutions, or would disclose guidelines for law enforcement investigations or prosecutions, or could reasonably be expected to endanger the life or physical safety of any individual.

100.02 Ethics amd Limits of Authority
110.01 Agency Jurisdiction And Mutual Aid
120.01 Written Directive System
120.03 Planning and Research
120.04 Budgeting and Purchasing
120.05 – Cash Transaction Accounting
130.01 Internal Investigations
130.03 Disciplinary System
130.04 Early Warning System
140.02 PPSC Restricted Access Identification Passes
140.04 Public Safety Complex Parking
2001 Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure and Control Plan
2012 Hate Crimes Legal Update
2012 NIBRS Training Bulletin
2019 Field Training and Evaluation Program
210.01 Personnel Identification
210.03 Specialized Assignments
210.05 Light Duty Policy
220.01 Uniform Standards
230.01 In Service Training
230.04 – Performance Evaluation System
230.06 Commendation Board Policy
240.03 Line of Duty Deaths and Serious Injuries
250.03 Fitness for Duty Policy
250.04 Physical Fitness and Gym Use Policy
250.05 Private Duty Detail Assignments
250.07 Military Deployment Reintegration
250.08 Officer Wellness Unit
250.09 Outside Employment
250.10 Retired Members Detail Policy
300.01 Use Of Force
310.01 Department Issued Authorized Weapons
310.02 Investigations of Serious Use of Force Incidents
310.03 Oleoresin Capsicum Sprays OC
310.04 Conducted Electrical Weapons
310.05 Less Lethal Munitions 40mm Launcher
310.06 Police Batons
320.01 Field Reporting
320.02 Body Worn Camera BWC Program
330.01 Vehicular Operations
330.02 Vehicular Pursuits
330.03 Search Seizure
330.04 PPD Portal Reporting System
330.05 Mounted Command
330.06 K 9 Operations
330.07 Active Threat Active Shooter ATAS Incidents
330.10 Missing Persons
330.17 Mentally Ill Persons
330.18 Bias Based Policing
330.21 Next of Kin Notifications
340.01 Wearing and Care of Body Armor
350.02 Traffic Enforcement
350.03 Traffic Direction and Control
350.04 Traffic Ancillary Services
350.05 Automated License Plate Readers 1
350.06 Motor Vehicle Tows
360.01 Criminal Investigations
360.02 Narcotics Organized Crime and Intelligence
360.03 Collection Preservation of Evidence
360.04 Electronic Recording of Custodial Interrogations
360.05 Bomb Threats
360.06 Criminal Intelligence
360.08 Eyewitness Identification Photographic Line Ups Physical Line Ups Show Ups
360.09 Interview Rooms
360.10 Intelligence Assessment Database
360.11 Sexual Offender Community Notification Plan
370.01 Juvenile Operations
380.03 Corporate Emergency Access System CEAS
380.05 – Special Events
380.06 Public Demonstrations
380.07 Special Response Unit SRU
380.08 First Amendment Activities
380.09 Serious Unusual Incident Notifications
390.01 – Detainee Processing and Detention
390.02 Restraint and Transport of Prisoners
390.03 Strip Searches Body Cavity Searches
400.01 Communications Administration Operations Procedures
400.02 Effective Communication with the Hearing Impaired
410.01 Central Records Systems
420.01 Property and Evidence Control
460.01 Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAS Operations
500.01 Use of Intranasal Naloxone
500.02 Student Internship Program
500.03 Drug Take Back Program
510.01 Immigration Policies and Procedures
510.02 Community Relations Unit
510.03 Limited English Proficiency Policy
520.01 News Media Access
520.02 Public Recording Activities
520.03 – Social Media Internet Policy
E.O. 2 Series 2001 Guideleines for Threats of Anthrax Exposure
G.O. 1 Series 2007 Juvenile Detention Protocol from 2300 to 0700
G.O. 1 Series 2011 Personnel Evals Among Vacancy Notice Criterea
G.O. 10 Series 1997 BCI Check Procedure
G.O. 10 Series 1998 Court Time
G.O. 11 Series 2000 Assault Complaints
G.O. 13 Series 1997 Examination Question Dispute Procedure
G.O. 13 Series 2006 Special Arraignments
G.O. 14 Series 1996 Roll Call Inspection
G.O. 16 Series 1986 Arrest and Detention
G.O. 16 Series 1996 Handicap Parking Violations
G.O. 16 Series 1997 Public Statements
G.O. 21 Series 2001 Cellular Telephones
G.O. 24 Series 2003 Emergency Mobilization Plan
G.O. 26 Series 1999 Initial Police Contact with Sexual Assault Victims
G.O. 26 Series 2002 Hate Crimes
G.O. 26 Series 2003 Activity Vehicle Inspection Policy
G.O. 27 Series 1998 Proximity Dispatching
G.O. 30 Series 1996 Hate Crimes
G.O. 30 Series 2001 Educational Incentive Pay Program
G.O. 37 Series 1995 Detention Procedures
G.O. 38 Series 1997 Drug Testing Policy
G.O. 4 Series 2003 Vacancy Policy
G.O. 4 Series 2004 Name Tag Pins
G.O. 5 Series 2004 Stolen Auto Report Witness Statement
G.O. 5 Series 2005 Sick Leave Policy
G.O. 56 Series 1996 Amendment fo Gun Control Act of 1968
G.O. 6 Series 1998 Return of Specialized Uniforms and Equipment
G.O. 6 Series 2011 Rescinding Body Art Tattoo Policy
G.O. 7 Series 1998 Collection and Storage of Arrestee Detainee Property
G.O. 7 Series 2005 Adoption of a new Ten Code 10 44
G.O. 7 Series 2007 Release to Appear Procedure
G.O. 8 Series 1994 Injured On Duty Procedures
G.O. 8 Series 2005 In Service Periods for New Police Vehicles
G.O. 9 Series 1995 Domestic Violence Filing for Temporary Relief After Court Hours
G.O. 9 Series 2005 Inspection Regime for Police Vehicles
HRPRB 1 Series 2013 PPD Rules Regulations Part II 200.33_ 200.34
HRPRB 2 Series 2013 Statewide Traffic Stop Data Race Data Collection
ISOP 001 CEW Spark Test Procedure
LU 1 Series 2013 Understanding Health Care Reform
Memo 1 Series 1995 Overtime Call Back Court Time Procedures
Memo 10 Series 2004 Use of City Vehicles
Memo 10 Series 2011 Police Personnel Changes
Memo 12 Series 2001 College Textbook Reimbursements
Memo 13 Series 2012 PowerDMS Compliance Management System
Memo 15 Series 2009 Tow Release Policy
Memo 15 Series 2011 PPD Reserve Program
Memo 16 Series 1995 Bail Commissioner Services
Memo 19 Series 2013 PPD Receives RI POST Certifications
Memo 20 Series 2011 Alternate Detail Shirt
Memo 20 Series 2013 Court and Hearing Notifications
Memo 21 Series 2011 Switchboard Elimination
Memo 24 Series 2007 Prisoner Property
Memo 29 Series 2007 MRSA Precautions
Memo 31 Series 2007 Interviewing Subjects in Hospital Custody
Memo 5 Series 2012 Dexter Street Repair Facility
Memo 55 Series 2003 Weekly Flash Sheet
Memo 6 Series 2009 Documentation Procedure
Memo 7 Series 1988 Medical Examiner Procedure
Memo 8 Series 2009 New Case File Folders
Memo 8 Series 2013 RI Marijuana Laws Changes Effective April 1 2013
Memo 9 Series 2000 Firearms Restrictions in State Courthouses
Memo 9 Series 2014 BCI Evidence Procedures
Memo of July 7 1983 Suicides by Prisoners
Rules and Regulations Part I
Rules and Regulations Part II
Rules and Regulations Part III
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