Do you have a current and complete police policy manual?
the answer is "no," then be prepared to lose the next lawsuit that is
filed against you and your department.
confident are you that your police policy manual can withstand legal scrutiny
in your next lawsuit?
current and complete police policy manual is the most important
step you can take to defend yourself against litigation. It is the
FIRST thing that a defense lawyer wants to see. (Don't wait for
an overpriced defense lawyer to hire a "police expert" to make you
look bad in front of the jury!)
you have the time and expertise to compare your current police policy
manual with professionally recognized standards for police departments?
was the last time your police policy manual was completely reviewed?
That's the type of question that you may have to answer in court
... are you prepared? Too many administrators only review an individual
policy after an incident happens. This is too "reactive" and leaves
you and your Department open to the likelihood of successful litigation.
are too many people waiting to sue you!
Management Services" offers you the following options:
We can compare your current police policy manual with professional
police standards currently in place. (This is what a good defense
litigation lawyer will do after he files a lawsuit against your
can write up-to-date police policies to fill in the gaps of what
might be missing in the manual you now have.
can write a complete police policy manual tailored specifically
to fit the needs of your police department (and which correspond
with professional law enforcement standards that may already be
in place in your state.
have more than twenty years of full-time experience working with
dozens of agencies in the area of police policy analysis. We have
worked with agencies as small as one full-time officer to several