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.
MICHEL R. MOORE
Chief of Police