FEBRUARY 2021-SPECIAL ORDER NO. 3-RELEASE OF FIREARMS REVISED AND RENAMED

PURPOSE: The purpose of this Order is to update the procedures pertaining to the
release of firearms: Only sworn detective personnel or the assigned investigating officer shall approve the release of firearms.

PROCEDURE: Department Manual Section 4/560.40, Release of Firearms, has been revised and renamed, Release of FireaYms, Ammunition Loading Devices, or Ammunition. Attached is the revised Department Manual section with the revisions indicated in italics.

AMENDMENTS: This Order amends Section 4/560.40 of the Department Manual.

AUDIT RESPONSIBILITY: The Commanding Officer, Audit Division, shall review this directive and determine whether an audit or inspection shall be conducted in accordance with Department Manual Section 0/080.30.

Approved by:
MICHEL R. MOORE
Chief of Police

DISTRIBUTION “D”

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