Police Directives

Police Directives

Pennsylvania Department of Education - Rules & Regulations

The State Board of Education has adopted Chapter 10 as a new regulatory chapter to address the requirements of Act 104

Safe Schools Act 104, Chapter 10

Memorandum of Understanding between SDP & PPD

Incident Reporting Protocol

School Police Directives

School Police Officers are required to know and comply with the policies and procedures listed in the directives below.

Directive 1: Responsibilities and Functions of School Police Radio;  Addendums #1, #2 and #3

Directive 2: Patrol Division

Directive 3: Handcuffs

Directive 4: Use of Baton

Directive 5: Legal Authority

Directive 6: Suggestion Program

Directive 7: Right, Duty and Opportunity to Present Complaints or Information

Directive 8: Truancy

Directive 9: Pepper Spray - Oleoresin Capsicum (O.C.) Spray

Directive 10: Safe Operation of Patrol Vehicles

Directive 11: Responsibility at Crime Scene

Directive 12: Personal Data

Directive 13: Bomb Scares, Explosive Devices, and Explosions

Directive 14: Patrol Log

Directive 15: Commendations
Directive 16: Incident Report (EH-31, SP-16)

Directive 17: Injury on Duty

Directive 18: Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Directive 19: Absence Policy

Directive 20: Proper Attire and Appearance; Addendums #1 and #2

Directive 21: School Police Training

Directive 22: Release of Info News Media

Directive 23: Trespassing Ordinance and Arrest of Trespassers

Directive 24: School Closings - Inclement Weather 

Directive 25: Emergency Response
Directive 26: SPO Substance Abuse and Drug Testing

Directive 27: Hazardous Material Incidents

Directive 28: Vandalism, Theft and Graffiti

Directive 29: Deaths - Natural and/or Sudden

Directive 30: Search and Seizure

Directive 31: Dismissal Pickup/Unattended Children

Directive 32: Court Notices and Subpoenas 

Directive 33: Soft Body Armor

Directive 34: Beacon Program- INTENTIONALLY OMITTED