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.01 This procedure establishes guidelines for the proper handling of prisoners by officers from;

the initial point of arrest to booking at the proper detention facility.

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.02 When handling prisoners, officers do so with the highest regard for the;

* legal process,
* the individual’s rights,
* the prisoner’s safety,
* the safeguarding of personal property.

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.04. CLASSIFICATION OF PRISONERS

A. BC Jail prisoners;
B. COSA Detention Center prisoners;
C. BCJ Detention Center prisoners;
D. Field custody prisoners.

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.05A. Officers use discretion in deciding whether to handcuff certain prisoners prior to;

transport to a detention facility, medical facility, or a law-enforcement facility.

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.05A. discretion in deciding whether to handcuff certain prisoners is guided by prudent judgment, incorporating;

sex, age, temperament, disability, and the type of offense committed..

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.05 A. 2. Although discretion in deciding whether to handcuff certain prisoners is allowed by this procedure, officers are not relieved of their duty to;

prevent prisoners from escaping, accessing weapons, or attacking others.

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.05 B. The following prisoners are handcuffed without exceptions:

1. Charged with felony offenses;
2. Involved in violent incidents;
3. Appear capable of violent resistance;
4. Prisoners not searched;
5. Intoxicated;
6. Multiple prisoners;
7. Transported in police vehicles;
8. Entering detention facility or processing room

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.05 C. When prisoners are handcuffed.


.05 D. (2) prisoners may be handcuffed with a single set of handcuffs while awaiting the… arrival of a second officer.
.05 E. Prisoners that may have their legs secured with leg Irons in addition to being handcuffed.
Prisoners who are violent and/or appear to be under the influence of drugs.

As soon as practical after an arrest and before a search is made:

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.05 C. How prisoners are handcuffed:

1. With their hands behind them;
2. Double-lock for officer and prisoner protection;
3. Prisoners are not handcuffed to fixed object.

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.05 E 1. Prisoners will not have their hands and legs secured together in any form or position commonly known as…

“hogtying.”

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.05 E 2. If violent prisoners cannot be properly restrained, additional officers… .

will be used to help physically restrain the prisoners

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.05 F. Plastic handcuffs may be used when…

mass arrests are anticipated:

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.05 F 2. Plastic handcuffs are removed with wire cutters at the….

detention facility, processing room, or in the field

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.05 F 2. to remove plastic handcuffs, other types of cutting instruments are…

not used.

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.05 G. Prisoners inside the detention facility are un-handcuffed only by…

detention facility personnel.

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.05 G. Prisoners inside a processing room will be un-handcuffed at the direction of…

personnel assigned to the processing room.

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.06 A. Officers are responsible for conducting a search, not to include a strip search or body cavity search, of prisoners to…

remove all weapons, dangerous objects, contraband, or evidence.

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.06 B. Prisoners are searched as soon as practical after…

an arrest is made and prior to transport

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.06 C. If an officer detects an object which feels like a weapon, contraband, or evidence, inside or under the clothing, the officer may…

reach into or under the clothing and seize the suspected item.

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.06C. The reaching inside of clothing to immediately retrieve a weapon, contraband, or evidence discovered during a search incident to arrest…

is not considered a strip search.

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06 D. They are responsible for searching the prisoners again, including hand-carried containers.

Officers assuming custody of prisoners from other officers

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06 E. Are held accountable for any prisoner arriving at a detention facility or processing room with a weapon, dangerous object, or contraband on his person.

Transporting officers

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06 F. Should search a female suspect or prisoner absent exigent circumstances…

a female officer.

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06 F. Exigent circumstances include but are not limited to circumstances involving…

officer safety, the safety of the suspect or prisoner, or any other person.

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06 G. In situations where a male officer has either direct knowledge or reasonable suspicion to believe that a weapon or dangerous object is secreted in a particular place on a female, other than within a body cavity of a female and if a female officer is not present.…

the male officer may reach directly into the area to seize the weapon or dangerous object,

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.06G. When a male officer must reach directly into the area on a female prisoner to seize a weapon or dangerous object, such actions shall be…

documented in the officer’s report.

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06 H. A strip search of prisoners (not to include a body cavity search) may only be conducted by officers having…

probable cause to believe a prisoner possesses weapons, dangerous objects, contraband, or evidence on his/her body, which may not be detected or recovered by the usual search technique.

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.06H. The person under arrest is at the detention center or ready to be transported to a detention center.

May be stripped searched.

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.06H. The prisoner must voluntarily consent to the strip search in writing or a;

warrant to conduct a strip search must be obtained prior to the search.

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.06H. The searching officer and any others present must be the;

same sex as the prisoner.

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.06H. Strip searches will not be conducted in public places so the search must be;

conducted in a private and secure room at the jail or Detention Center.

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.06H. Only the minimum number of personnel necessary to ensure the;

safety of the persons involved will be present, to include a supervisor, during the strip search.

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.06H. A minimum of two officers are required to be present

(searching officer and witness).

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.06H. The search must be done discreetly and with the utmost respect for;

the prisoner’s privacy and dignity.

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.06H. The requesting officer’s report must contain:

a. Supervisor's name present during search;
b. Names of all present during the search;
c. Exact location the search took place;
d. The results of the search.

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.06H. A copy of this must accompany the written report.

the search warrant or written consent.

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06 I. Officers having reasonable suspicion only, to believe a prisoner possesses weapons, dangerous objects, contraband,or evidence on his/her body which may not have been detected or recovered by the usual search technique shall;

Notify Detention Center personnel of their suspicion during the booking process and include their names in the details of the report.

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06 J. Body cavity searches must be conducted at a qualified medical facility and under the following guidelines:

1. Under the authority of a search warrant; or
2. The prisoner must voluntarily consent to a body cavity search in writing prior to the search.

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06 K. Officers having probable cause to believe a prisoner possesses weapons, dangerous objects, contraband, or evidence within his body which, would constitute a danger to the safety of the officers or others, shall

obtain a search warrant, transport the prisoner to a qualified medical facility, and request a body cavity search of the prisoner for those items within the body by qualified medical personnel.

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.07A. A prisoner is entitled to reasonable protection while under arrest. Officers use reasonable care and diligence to;

preserve the lives, health, and safety of prisoners.

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.07A. Prisoners are secured as soon as practical in police vehicles with;

safety belts.

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.07A. Prisoners are not placed in a prone position or any other position which could cause;

positional asphyxia.

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.07A. Unruly and combative prisoners are transported in a prisoner transport wagon whenever possible. If no prisoner transport wagon is available;

a second officer accompanies the transporting officer to a detention facility.

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.07B. Prisoners, for security and safety reasons, including prisoners exposed to (OC) spray, may be moved to locations away from the original arrest scene;

only after receiving approval from a supervisor.

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.07B. If exigent circumstances exist and there is not enough time to notify a supervisor;

the officer will immediately notify the dispatcher of the relocation.

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.07B. If exigent circumstances exist requiring an officer to relocate a prisoner, the location shall be located on the most;

direct route to a detention facility, and be in an open, well-lighted area

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.07B. There will be no exchange of handcuffs on the prisoners;

during this transfer process.

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.07C. When a prisoner is detained in the field for questioning;

the prisoner shall be kept secured in the following manner:

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.07C. The officer in possession of a prisoner shall be responsible for the;

safety and security of the prisoner, and for the prisoner’s actions;

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.07C. If the officer in possession of a prisoner relinquishes custody of the prisoner to another officer, he shall;

remain with the prisoner until the accepting officer takes physical custody of the prisoner.

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.07C. The officer shall document in his written report the;

name of the officer who accepted custody of the prisoner.

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.07 D. When a prisoner is taken to a processing room for processing prior to being taken to a detention facility, the arresting officer will:

1. Retain responsibility for security of prisoner during questioning and processing;
2. Ensure the prisoner is not left unattended; and
3. After processing, take the adult prisoner to the Detention Center to be magistrated, or take the juvenile prisoner to the Bexar County Juvenile Detention Center.

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.07E. While transporting prisoners, officers exercise caution and remain attentive, through observation of prisoners’actions and;

behavior, to prevent the escape of prisoners and for the prisoners’ safety.

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.07E. Officers remain aware the security afforded by placing prisoners in police vehicles equipped with physical barriers;

is minimal and the escape of unattended prisoners is probable.

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.07F. If a prisoner escapes from an officer, the officer immediately notifies;

his supervisor and advises the Communications Unit of the description of the prisoner, the direction of travel, and the charges against the prisoner for broadcast to other field personnel.

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.07F. The involved officer shall complete an offense report and place any property belonging to the escaped prisoner in the;

Property Room.

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.07F. He shall make a determination as to the cause of the escape.

The officer’s supervisor

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.07F. If the cause of the escape is determined by the supervisor to be a procedural violation on the part of the officer;

the supervisor shall immediately forward a written report on the escape, through the chain of command, to the Internal Affairs Unit, requesting a full investigation.

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.07G. If a prisoner escapes from an officer in another jurisdiction, the officer shall immediately;

notify the law enforcement agency in the other jurisdiction.

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.07G. The law enforcement agency in the other jurisdiction;

will handle the escape.

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.07G. The officer will immediately notify ;

his supervisor as to the circumstances surrounding the escape.

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.07G. The officer’s supervisor (with input from the other jurisdiction) shall make a;

determination as to the cause of the escape.

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.07G. If the cause of the escape is determined by the supervisor to be a procedural violation on the part of the officer, the supervisor shall;

immediately forward a written report on the escape, through the chain of command, to the Internal Affairs Unit, requesting a full investigation.

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.08A. All vehicles used to transport prisoners will be searched for weapons, dangerous objects and contraband at the;

beginning of each shift and before and after transporting prisoners.

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.08B. Adult prisoners are transported from the location of arrest directly to the proper detention facility without delay, except when;

transporting the prisoners to a law-enforcement or medical facility.

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.08C. Juvenile prisoners, prior to being taken to the Bexar County Juvenile Detention Center, are transported from the location of arrest;

directly to the Juvenile Processing Office for processing.

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.08C. The exception to transporting directly to the Juvenile Processing Office is when processing the juvenile for;

DWI or when transporting the juvenile to a medical facility.

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.08D. Prisoners with any types of disabilities are transported using the;

most reasonable accommodations that fit the needs of the prisoners.

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.08E. These prisoners will not be transported with other prisoners.

Prisoners who have been exposed to an electrical charge from an ECD.

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.08F. Officers shall attempt to positively identify all prisoners being transported. Positive identification may be made;

through a driver’s license or other written forms of identification.

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.08F. The identification used to identify prisoners should accompany all other necessary documentation needed to;

process the prisoners at the detention facility.

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.08F. Any information regarding a prisoner’s attempt to escape, mental illness, suicide potential, or any other personal traits of a security nature shall be recorded on the;

documentation that accompanies the prisoner to the detention facility and verbally related to the
detention facility personnel or processing room personnel.

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.08G. Prisoners who have been exposed to OC spray or an electrical charge from an ECD, will be
transported to the detention facility or processing room by the;

arresting officer in his marked patrol vehicle, if possible.

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.08G. If the arresting officer is not assigned a marked patrol vehicle;

a marked patrol vehicle will be used to transport the prisoner exposed to OC or an electrical charge from an ECD.

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.08G. If the prisoner is so violent that damage would be caused to the marked patrol vehicle;

a prisoner transport wagon may be utilized, with the approval of a supervisory officer.

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.08G. Prisoners exposed to an electrical charge
from an ECD who are to be transported by prisoner wagon, will be transported;

without other prisoners in the prisoner wagon.

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.08G. Who will the transporting officer ask to notify the appropriate detention facility or processing room personnel that a prisoner exposed to OC spray or an electrical charge is being transported to their location.

the dispatcher

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.08H. Unless the incident is of such magnitude, that immediate action is required, to prevent the loss of life, or substantial damage to property;

Officers do not handle other police incidents while transporting prisoners,

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.08I. Officers do not allow prisoners to communicate with;

non-police personnel while being transported.

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.08J. All officers, when transporting prisoners, obtain a time check from the dispatcher;

* upon leaving the scene of the arrest, upon
* incurring any delays along the route,
* upon arrival at the destination.

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.08J. In addition to time checks, officers furnish their vehicle odometer reading to the dispatcher upon;

leaving the scene and upon arrival at the
destination.

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.08K. Juveniles are not transported in the same police vehicle as adult prisoners, unless they have a;

husband/wife, parent/child, or brother/sister relationship, and the reason for the arrest was of a nonviolent nature.

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.08L. Male officers transporting female juvenile prisoners do so only with the;

help of a secondary officer riding in the same police vehicle.

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.08M. Police vehicles used primarily for transporting prisoners have physical barriers between the front and rear seats and may be used to transport;

a maximum of (2) prisoners if there is only one officer. Both prisoners are secured in the rear seat with safety belts. {prior test question}

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.08M. When a second officer is available to help with the transportation of multiple prisoners, a;

maximum of (3) prisoners may be transported, all are secured in the rear seat with safety belts, and the 2nd officer in the front passenger seat.

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.08N. Police vehicles not primarily used for transporting prisoners do not have physical barriers between the front and rear seats, but may be used to transport only (1) prisoner.

The prisoner is secured in the front passenger
seat with a safety belt.

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.08N. When a second officer is available, he sits behind the driving officer and a maximum of;

(2) prisoners may be transported, with (1) in the front passenger seat and the 2nd in the rear seat behind the first prisoner.

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.08O. Prisoner transport vans (wagons) are assigned to the;

North Patrol and South Patrol Divisions for use by officers assigned to those divisions.

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.08O. Prisoner transport wagons may be used to pick up additional prisoners, if approved by;

a supervisor and the pick-up point is near the return route to a detention facility.

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.08O. Female prisoners are not transported in the same prisoner transport wagon with male prisoners, unless they have a;

husband/wife, Common-law marriages do not satisfy a husband/wife relationship.

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.08O. Juvenile prisoners are not transported in the same prisoner transport wagon as;

adult prisoners, unless they have a husband/wife, parent/child relationship.

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.08O. Prisoners involved with each other in a disturbance are;

not transported in the same prisoner transport wagon.

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.08O. Female prisoners are transported in a
prisoner transport wagon only if a;

female officer has searched them.

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.08P. Before a prisoner is taken inside a detention facility, the arresting/transporting officer;

conducts a warrant check and takes the necessary action if a warrant is found.

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.08Q. If a prisoner is to be transported via commercial airline, the escorting officer contacts the appropriate airline, and airport security at departure, and destination;

at least 24 hours prior to the flight for arrangement of proper security and clearance in advance.

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.08Q. If departing from San Antonio International Airport, contact;

Airport Police at 207-3433 for any further assistance.

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.09A. To maintain cooperation between the armed forces and the Department;

the proper military police authorities should be notified when military personnel are arrested.

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.09A. Notification is made by the investigative follow-up unit or the arresting officer, if follow-up unit personnel are not available, by calling the;

Lackland Military police at (671-2018).

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.09B. The Military Police may come and take custody of, military personnel prisoners charged with a Class C misdemeanor;

where the arrest was made or the Officer may drop the prisoner off at the nearest Military Police Office.

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.09B. Military Police should be notified of all Class C;

misdemeanor citations (except traffic) and all custodial arrests.

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.09B. The Officer may release them on the citation or book them into;

the Detention Facility.

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.10 A. In compliance with Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 14.03, the Department accepts custody of prisoners;

lawfully arrested.

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.10A. Arrested by an off-duty SAPD officer or an off-duty SAPD officer who is engaged in outside employment;

provided the arrest occurs within the City of San Antonio or Bexar County.

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.10A. Arrested by a peace officer employed by an outside agency who is out of his jurisdiction.

The department will accept custody of the prisoner.

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.10A. Officers working within the City of San Antonio who work for agencies based outside of Bexar County;

are considered to be outside their jurisdiction.(except State Agencies)

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.10A. If an officer from an agency based outside Bexar County (other than a State Agency) calls SAPD requesting transport of a prisoner,within the City of San Antonio,;

a SAPD officer will be dispatched to handle the incident in accordance with the CCP.

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.10B. If transportation is provided by an SAPD officer, the officer handles the;

booking of the prisoner and any necessary paperwork.

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.10B. If the arrest was made by an SAPD officer who is not engaged in outside employment or by an officer from an outside jurisdiction;

the transporting officer writes the appropriate offense or incident report.

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.10B. If the arrest was made by a SAPD officer engaged in outside employment;

1. Arresting officer writes offense or incident report.
2. Transporting officer writes a supplement report, actions, duties, notes any admissions or statements by the prisoner.

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.10B. He assumes custody of any evidence not collected by UEDI/Crime Scene Unit (or follow-up unit) and prisoner’s property.

The transporting officer

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.10C. The Department does not accept custody of prisoners arrested by a peace officer employed by an outside agency who is;

within his jurisdiction, neither on or off duty.

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.10C. All peace officers who work for law enforcement agencies based within Bexar County, or Texas DPS (or other state agencies such as Parks and Wildlife, etc.), are considered to be;

within their jurisdiction, and are responsible for transportation and handling of their own damn prisoners.

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.10C. If an officer from an agency based within Bexar County or an officer from DPS or other state agency calls SAPD requesting transport or to handle an incident they initiated;

our Communications Unit shall transfer the call to the respective agency of the officer so they can handle the incident.

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.10C. In cases of emergency, SAPD officers will be dispatched to assist immediately. Crime scene security and any other assistance may be provided with the;

approval of a supervisor. {prior test question}

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.10E. When an officer assumes custody of an injured/sick prisoner from an off-duty officer or an officer from another law enforcement agency working in an off-duty capacity;

A supervisory officer is notified and responds to the scene. {prior test question}

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.10E. When an officer assumes custody of a prisoner and there is a question concerning the validity of the arrest;

A supervisory officer is notified and responds to the scene. {prior test question}

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.11A. Prisoners are brought into a detention facility through the prisoner entrance door and are handcuffed;

prior to entering a detention facility. {prior test question}

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.11C. Officers place their weapons in lock boxes located;

inside the prisoner entrance door prior to entering the confined portion of a detention facility. {prior test question}

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.11D. Handcuffed prisoners are taken inside the confined portion of the detention facility and released to;

detention facility personnel. {prior test question}

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.11D. They remove handcuffs from prisoners. {prior test question}

Detention facility personnel

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.11E. Officers taking prisoners into the Detention Center shall immediately obtain MS-DC Form #17,
Registration/Property Form, from Detention Center personnel and;

time stamp the form before completing the form and processing the prisoners. {prior test question}

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.11E. The officer verbally notifies Detention Facility personnel when the prisoner;

has been exposed to an electrical charge from an ECD. {prior test question}

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.11E. The officer writes on the MSDC Form#17;

*ECD* in large block letters at the top of the form. {prior test question}

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.11E. After Detention Center personnel have completed their portion of the MS-DC Form #17, the officer shall;

review the form to verify correctness and the signature of the Detention Center personnel completing the form.

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The MSDC Form # 17 is kept on file in;

the Detention Center. {prior test question}

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.11F. When bringing the prisoner exposed to (OC), into a detention facility, the officer;

verbally notifies detention facility personnel.

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.11F. When bringing the prisoner exposed to (OC), into a detention facility, the officer provides the;

1. approximate time of the exposure,
2. details of the decontamination process,
3. medical treatment administered.

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.11F. When bringing the prisoner exposed to (OC), into a detention facility, the officer writes;

*“OC”* in large block letters at the top of the MS-DC Form #17.

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.11G. When bringing a prisoner, exposed to an electrical charge from an ECD, into a detention facility, the officer;

verbally notifies detention facility personnel of their prisoner’s exposure.

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.11G. When bringing a prisoner, exposed to an ECD, the officer provides:

1. approximate time of the exposure,
2. number of times and duration of the exposure,
3. medical treatment administered.

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.11G. When bringing a prisoner, exposed to an ECD, the officer writes;

* “ECD” * in large block letters at the top of the MS-DC Form #17.

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.11H. Officers transporting injured/sick prisoners from University Hospital or the Acute Care Clinic/Crisis Care Center located at 527 North Leona to a detention facility;

request BCHD Form #60-1, E. R. Encounter - Admitting Form, from hospital personnel.

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.11G. The form is routed in same manner as the;



Injured Prisoner Report.

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.11I. Upon returning a prisoner to a detention facility after medical treatment, the transporting officer delivers any medication or instructions for further care to the;

detention facility supervisor.

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.11J. Officers taking juvenile prisoners into the BCJ Detention Center shall release the prisoner, along with a;

copy of the offense report to the intake officer.

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.11J. Who completes and signs BCJPD Form #100?

The BCJ Detention Center intake officer, and retains a copy of the form on file.

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.12A. Who is responsible for all personal property belonging to a prisoner?

The arresting officer

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.12B. Who will determine the acceptability of prisoners' property at the Detention Center?

Detention Center personnel

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.12B. As a general rule, personal property is accepted if it will fit into an;

8 1/2" X 11" envelope and money in excess of $1,000 dollars must be placed into the Property Room. {prior test question}

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.12C. Personal property accepted at the Detention Center is turned over to;

a detention guard. {test question}

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.12C. The arresting/transporting officer verifies the information entered on MS-DC 17, Registration /Property Form, by the;

detention guard and signs the form in the appropriate space.

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.12D. They will determine the acceptability of a juvenile prisoner’s personal property.

Bexar County Juvenile Detention Center personnel

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.12E. All non-evidentiary personal property belonging to a prisoner is to be presented to

Detention Center personnel immediately upon entry into the Detention Center. {test question}

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.12E. Property to be retained, under ordinary circumstances, at the Detention Center is the prisoner’s:

ID, Keys, medication, money, and money, up to $1,000. {test question}

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.12E. All other smaller acceptable personal items will be left with Detention Center personnel to be placed in;

the prisoner’s sealed property pouch.

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.12E.Detention Center personnel will not accept prisoner’s property once;

the property pouch has been sealed. {test question}

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.12E. Detention Center personnel will determine the acceptability of larger or bulky items that can be retained at;

the Center. {test question}

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.12E. Officers will not unnecessarily place, in the property room, a prisoner's;

personal property, and must document in their report the reason for doing so.

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.12 F. Personal property not accepted at a detention facility is placed in the

Property Room by the arresting officer.

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.12 F. Personal property placed in the Property Room is noted;

on the booking slip.

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.12 F.Officers are reminded money must be placed into the safe, and requires a recall of Property Room personnel, after normal working hours, when the total is;

in excess of $5,000 dollars. {test question}

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.13A. Which prisoners are taken to the Detention Center, at 401 S. Frio St., and released into the custody of Detention Center personnel?

Adult prisoners to be magistrated

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.13B. Adult prisoners to be magistrated: Officers contact the Magistrate’s Office and submit copies of all required reports and forms:

1. SAPD, Temp Record of Arrest {Booking Slip};
2. Appropriate offense report.
3. DWI, crash, supplemental reports or forms.

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.13C. Who determines the course of action to be taken against the prisoner.

The Magistrate

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.14A. Officers’ Responsibilities: Prisoners who are unconscious, visibly injured, sick, or claiming an injury or illness which requires immediate medical attention are;

taken directly to a medical facility for treatment by EMS personnel, and ems will select the medical facility.

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.14A. In felony cases or violent situations, an officer should accompany EMS to a medical facility
on;

request and with approval from a supervisor.

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.14A. Officers should conform to the requirements of the medical facility on;

handcuffing of prisoners.

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.14A. Prisoners exhibiting or complaining of minor injury or sickness not requiring immediate medical attention are;

transported by the arresting officer to the Downtown University Health Care Building located at 527 North
Leona or University Hospital.

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.14A. Should the arresting officer be involved with other duties, another officer is;

assigned to transport the prisoner.

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.14A. Based on the proximity of the Detention Center to the Downtown University Health Care Building, this is the primary facility for all minor injuries, If possible, have the;

dispatcher call 225-5481 ahead of time to confirm patient load.

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.14A. Prisoners transported to the Downtown University Health Care Building are taken into the building through the;

North Leona St. entrance and to the second floor to either the Acute Care Clinic or the Crisis Care Center.

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.14A. During the hours of 0800 to 2000, officers shall utilize the medical services of the;

Acute Care Clinic.

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.14A. During all other hours, officers shall take their prisoner to the;

Crisis Care Center.

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.14A. For those prisoners treated at Downtown medical locations, who require additional treatment and for those who need to be admitted into University Hospital, the officer shall;

transport the prisoner to University Hospital as directed by medical personnel.

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.14A. When transporting prisoners to University Hospital, prisoners are taken into the medical facility through the;

emergency room entrance.

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.14A. If prisoners require only additional medical treatment they are;

not always booked by proxy.

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.14A. Officers are responsible for their prisoners while at a;

medical facility.

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.14B. Officers shall complete SAPD Form #62, Injured Prisoner Report, on any;

injured/sick prisoner in their custody.

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.14B. The officer preparing the injured prisoner report will forward copies to all units listed in the;

routing section of the report.

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.15A. Injured/sick prisoners who have been seen by a magistrate;

are not released at a medical facility.

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.15B. If the adult injured/sick felony prisoner only needs treatment, the officer;

remains with the prisoner until treatment is complete and returns the prisoner to the Detention Center.

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.15A. Officers who anticipate having felony prisoners at a medical facility for treatment beyond their tour of duty are to contact;

a supervisor, and additionally, the officer will conduct hourly check-ins with the supervisor. {test question}

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.15A. The supervisor shall arrange for the primary officer to be relieved by an officer from the next shift;

only if the primary officer is going to be at the medical facility more than (2) hours past his normal duty hours.

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.15A. The supervisor shall ensure the primary officer has all necessary paperwork completed on the case;

prior to the relief officer taking custody of the prisoner.

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.15A. If the injured felony adult prisoner is to be admitted, the officer remains with the prisoner and notifies;

a supervisor.

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.15A. The supervisor shall send another officer to pick up;

all documents necessary for the booking of the prisoner by proxy.

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This officer,writes the word "Proxy" on all documents, submitted to the Detention Center, and magistrate;

This officer picking up documents.

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.15A. This officer will review all documents to be submitted to the Detention Center and magistrate;

This officer picking up documents.

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.15A. After booking by proxy, who does the officer advise of the need for a guard to be sent to the medical facility;

Bexar County Jail personnel

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.15A. Hospitalized felony prisoners are guarded until they become the responsibility of the;

B.C.S.D., or issued a felony 52-X with approval from a supervisor.

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.15A. Class A or B misdemeanor prisoners, not exhibiting the potential for violence and whose injuries are not the result of an officer's use of force, if not treated;

within two (2) hours or being admitted to a medical facility are issued SAPD Form #52-X, and released.

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.15A. Prisoners are released only with the;

approval of a supervisor.

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.15A. The prisoner is listed as a suspect on the officer’s report since the prisoner was released and not booked and;

a copy of the 52-X is routed to the follow-up unit.

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.15A. Except for public intox, Class C prisoners, not exhibiting potential for violence, whose injuries are not from a use of force, are;

released from custody after being issued a misdemeanor citation.

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.15C. Injured/sick charged with certain “Felony” offenses, if not treated or admitted;

within {2} hours are issued the 52-X, and released.

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.15C. Which Felony prisoners can be issued SAPD 52-X, and released?

Prisoners not charged with felony listed or not exhibiting potential for violence in other felonies, and if injuries are not from the officer’s use of force,

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.15C. Prisoners are released only with the;

approval of a supervisor.

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.15C. When prisoners are released, the officer writes;

“FELONY 52-X” on the top of the offense report,

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.15C. Officers note in the details of their offense report the suspect was released at the hospital, and a copy of the 52-X is attached to;

a copy of the Injured Prisoner Report, and routed to the appropriate follow-up unit.

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.15C.
a. Murder
b. Capital Murder
c. Kidnapping
d. Aggravated Kidnapping
e. Indecency with a Child
f. Assault, exhibiting violent potential.

Penal Code charges that shall not be release via SAPD Form 52-X:

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.15C.
g. Sexual Assault
h. Aggravated Assault
i. Aggravated Sexual Assault
j. Injury to Child, Elderly, or Disabled
k. Robbery
l. Aggravated Robbery

Penal Code charges that shall not be release via SAPD Form 52-X:

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m. Burglary Intent Felony or Assault
n. DWI (Felony)
o. Intoxication Assault
p. Intoxication Manslaughter
q. totality of circumstances outweigh prisoner release.

Penal Code charges that shall not be release via SAPD Form 52-X:

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.15C. When drivers involved in a fatality crash are admitted to the hospital;

Officers / Detectives will apply for an arrest warrant so the driver will be arrested as soon as he is released from the hospital.

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.15C. Supervisor responsibilities include:

* Review of the arresting officer’s report.
* Preparation of a supplement report.
* Determination of release criteria.

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Final responsibility for release of an injured felony prisoner will rest with;

the deciding supervisor.

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.15D. If any type of warrant is found for a prisoner who only requires treatment at a medical facility, the prisoner;

after treatment, is returned to a detention facility.

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.15D. If a felony, Class A, or Class B warrant is found for a prisoner arrested for a felony who is to be admitted, the prisoner is guarded until he is;

booked by proxy and in the custody of the BCSD.

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.15D. If a felony, Class A, or Class B warrant is found for a prisoner arrested for a Class A or Class B offense, and treatment will take more than (2) hours or the prisoner is to be admitted;

a County warrant officer is requested from the BCSD.

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.15D. When a warrant officer is requested for injured prisoners admitted to hospitals or treatment taking more than 2 hours, the prisoner is;

issued the 52-X and released to the Bexar County Sheriff warrant officer.

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.15D. If a Class C misdemeanor warrant is found for a prisoner arrested for a Class A or Class B misdemeanor offense, and treatment will take more than {2} hours or admitted, the prisoner;

is released from custody after being issued SAPD Form #52-X..

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.16A. Officers shall make every possible attempt to contact or notify the parent, legal guardian, or custodian of the injured or sick juvenile prisoner being transported to a;

medical facility so they may be present at the medical facility.

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.16B. Injured or sick juvenile prisoners, at a hospital, charged with a capital or violent felony, until treatment is complete, are guarded by;

SAPD officers, then returned to Juvenile Processing Office prior to transport to BCJ Detention Center.

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.16C. Regardless of the cause of the injury or sickness, injured or sick juvenile prisoners charged with any offense are;

guarded by SAPD officers at the hospital or medical facility until disposition is determined.

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.16C. The disposition of Injured or sick juvenile prisoners, is determined by when the handling officer contacts a supervisor and advises him of the;

situation, offense committed, involvement in any family violence, any warrants, and the nature of the injury/sickness.

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.16C. The juvenile prisoner is guarded by the arresting officer and transported to the Juvenile Processing Office after treatment, if the juvenile is arrested for a;

felony offense and treatment of the juvenile can be completed within {2} hours.

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.16C. If the juvenile is arrested for any offense other than a capital felony, or any violent felony, and treatment is going to take more than {2} hours or if the juvenile is going to be admitted into the hospital;

the supervisor will advise the officer to release the juvenile prisoner.

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.16C. If the decision is made by the supervisor to release a juvenile prisoner, before doing so, officers must;

notify staff within the Juvenile Processing Office and the appropriate follow-up unit or Night CID Unit.

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.16C. If the decision is made by the supervisor to release a juvenile prisoner, before doing so, officers must;

positively identify the prisoner.

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.16C. In these situations, the follow-up unit or Night CID Unit may request a Crime Scene Unit Investigator to photograph and fingerprint the juvenile prior to being released from the officer’s custody.

In situations involving felony offenses.

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.16C. All film, photographs and fingerprint cards of injured juvenile prisoners will be forwarded to;

the staff within the Juvenile Processing Office by the Crime Scene Unit Investigator;

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.16C. If the decision is made by the supervisor to release a juvenile prisoner, before doing so, officers must document in their report the name of the;

supervisory officer advising him to release the prisoner, the name of the follow-up detective or Night CID Unit personnel who the officer contacted.

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.16C. If the decision is made by the supervisor to release a juvenile prisoner, before doing so, officers must guard the prisoner until the arrival of a;

parent, legal guardian, or custodian who is going to take custody of the juvenile prisoner.

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.16C. Officers positively identify and document in their report the name of the parent, legal guardian, or custodian who;

took custody of the prisoner.

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.16C. If the decision is made by the supervisor to release a juvenile prisoner, before doing so, officers must issue SAPD Form #52-X to the;

parent, legal guardian, or custodian, who took custody of the juvenile prisoner, and route a copy of the notice to the follow-up unit.

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.16C. If the decision is made by the supervisor to release a juvenile prisoner, before doing so, officers must route a copy of the offense / incident report, including a copy of all other applicable reports;

to the appropriate follow-up unit.

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.16D. Injured or sick juvenile prisoners charged with any offense and are wanted on capital felony warrants or felony of the first degree warrants are;

guarded at a medical facility until treatment is completed and are then transported to the Juvenile Processing Office for processing.

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.17A. Justification for guarding an injured/sick prisoner is based on;

ensuring the prisoner's safety and to prevent escape.

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.17B. Who will determine if a guard is necessary?

Shift directors

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.17C. Prisoners are not moved for the;

convenience of the officer.

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.17C. Prisoners are not left unattended. When relief is necessary, the officer;

requests the Communications Unit to send another officer.

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.17C. When are prisoners secured with handcuffs and, if necessary, leg irons, or to stationary objects?

When necessary to prevent escape, prisoners are secured with handcuffs, or leg irons, but are never secured to any stationary object.

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.17C. Adult prisoners are not allowed to have visitors, except for only;

medical personnel and the prisoner's attorney.

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.07C. If medical authorities advise the prisoner is in danger of expiring, the officer, with;

approval of the attending physician, allows family members and clergy to visit.

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.17C. Injured or sick juvenile prisoners being guarded at a hospital may have visits by a parent, legal guardian, custodian, or their attorney if;

such visits are approved by the attending physician.

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.07C. Prisoners are not allowed to leave the room/ward without permission of;

hospital staff personnel.

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