Equipment
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Equipment

Learn about the policy of the Omaha Police Department regarding the storage, maintenance, and accountability of Department Equipment. Understand the use of the Police Equipment – Accountability Form (OPD Form 24) for documenting equipment issues.

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Which unit is responsible for the repair or replacement of the department's fleet vehicles and in-car video cameras?

Fleet and Facilities Coordinator

When an OPD employee retires, resigns or is terminated for cause, what is the employee required to turn in to the Supply Unit?

All equipment and uniforms issued to the employee by the OPD

What is the consequence if an employee's loss of police equipment is determined to be related to a violation of policy?

Both a and b

Which of the following is considered 'Sensitive Equipment' that requires greater care in safeguarding?

<p>Surveillance/Undercover equipment</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which unit is responsible for the repair or replacement of the department's speed measuring devices (Radar/Lidar)?

<p>Police Supply Unit</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the procedure when an OPD employee transfers to another unit that requires different types of equipment?

<p>The employee turns in the equipment that is no longer necessary and is issued the equipment required for the new assignment</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which unit is responsible for the repair or replacement of the department's breath testing equipment?

<p>Forensic Investigations Unit</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the consequence if an employee fails to return or reimburse OPD for equipment and/or property at the end of their employment?

<p>Both b and c</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which unit is responsible for the repair or replacement of the department's shotguns?

<p>Training Unit</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the consequence if an employee's loss of police equipment is determined to be related to theft or gross negligence?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary responsibility of OPD employees regarding issued Department Equipment?

<p>Ensuring the equipment is in a state of operational readiness</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which form is used to document issues with Department Equipment?

<p>OPD Form 24 - Police Equipment – Accountability Form</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT included in the definition of "Sensitive Equipment"?

<p>Pagers</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of maintaining Department Equipment in a state of operational readiness?

<p>To provide proper care, maintenance, and accountability for effective use</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following items is considered "Organizational Equipment"?

<p>Pagers</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of the policy regarding Department Equipment?

<p>To establish guidelines for the proper use and maintenance of equipment</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary responsibility of the Police Supply Unit regarding equipment issued to employees?

<p>Verifying that all issued equipment is returned or accounted for in records</p> Signup and view all the answers

What form must an employee complete when department equipment needs maintenance due to normal wear and use?

<p>Police Equipment – Accountability Form (OPD Form 24)</p> Signup and view all the answers

If an employee's equipment is damaged, lost, or stolen due to circumstances beyond normal wear or use, what is the first step the employee must take?

<p>Complete a Police Equipment – Accountability Form (OPD Form 24) and other appropriate reports</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of the employee's immediate supervisor when equipment is damaged, lost, or stolen due to circumstances beyond normal wear or use?

<p>Conduct an investigation and record their opinion on whether the employee violated policy</p> Signup and view all the answers

What factors should be considered when determining whether damaged or inoperable equipment should be repaired or replaced?

<p>The item's time in service, whether it is soon to be obsolete, prior repair costs, and departmental needs</p> Signup and view all the answers

If an employee is found to have violated policy regarding lost or damaged equipment, what actions may be taken by the precinct/section captain and bureau deputy chief?

<p>All of the above actions may be taken</p> Signup and view all the answers

If no policy violation is found regarding damaged, lost, or stolen equipment, what happens to the equipment?

<p>The equipment will be repaired or replaced by the City at no cost to the employee</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who is responsible for determining whether damaged or inoperable equipment should be repaired or replaced?

<p>The unit lieutenant, manager, or administrative sergeant</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should be done if it is determined that damaged or inoperable equipment will not be repaired or replaced?

<p>The equipment should be removed from departmental and/or precinct/unit equipment inventory lists</p> Signup and view all the answers

What form must an employee provide to their supervisor or the appropriate location when submitting equipment for repair or replacement due to normal wear and use?

<p>Police Equipment – Accountability Form (OPD Form 24)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary responsibility of the Police Supply Unit regarding Organizational Equipment?

<p>Providing equipment for the duration of an employee's career</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT considered Sensitive Equipment?

<p>Shotguns</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the consequence if an employee fails to document damaged, lost, or stolen Department Equipment?

<p>Requirement to reimburse the department</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which form is used to document the need for general maintenance of Department Equipment?

<p>OPD Form 24</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of issuing Sensitive Equipment to OPD employees?

<p>To impersonate employees for undercover operations</p> Signup and view all the answers

When is equipment considered part of Organizational Equipment?

<p>When it remains the property of the OPD</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary responsibility of OPD employees regarding issued Department Equipment?

<p>Ensure the operational readiness of their assigned equipment</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which unit is responsible for the repair or replacement of the department's breath testing equipment?

<p>Forensic Investigations Unit</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is considered 'Sensitive Equipment' that requires greater care in safeguarding?

<p>Shotguns</p> Signup and view all the answers

If an employee's equipment is damaged, lost, or stolen due to circumstances beyond normal wear or use, what is the first step the employee must take?

<p>Notify their immediate supervisor</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the consequence if an employee's loss of police equipment is determined to be related to theft or gross negligence?

<p>The employee will be required to pay the cost of the equipment and may be subject to disciplinary or criminal action</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which unit is responsible for the repair or replacement of the department's speed measuring devices (Radar/Lidar)?

<p>Police Supply Unit</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the consequence if an employee fails to return or reimburse OPD for equipment and/or property at the end of their employment?

<p>The City of Omaha may take action against the individual</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which unit is responsible for the repair or replacement of the department's shotguns?

<p>Training Unit</p> Signup and view all the answers

When an OPD employee retires, resigns or is terminated for cause, what is the employee required to turn in to the Supply Unit?

<p>All department equipment and uniforms</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which unit is responsible for the repair or replacement of the department's fleet vehicles and in-car video cameras?

<p>Fleet and Facilities Coordinator</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the policy, what is the first step an employee must take if Department Equipment is damaged or found damaged due to circumstances beyond normal wear or use?

<p>Complete a Police Equipment – Accountability Form (OPD Form 24) and other appropriate reports to document the incident</p> Signup and view all the answers

If an employee's immediate supervisor determines that the employee violated policy regarding damaged or lost equipment, what is the next step in the process?

<p>The supervisor conducts an investigation, records their opinion, and forwards the investigation through the chain of command</p> Signup and view all the answers

If the precinct/section captain determines that an employee violated policy regarding damaged or lost equipment, which of the following actions may they take in consultation with the bureau deputy chief?

<p>Initiate a line investigation or forward an Internal Information Report (OPD Form 46) to the Internal Affairs Unit</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the policy, in which of the following situations may an employee be required to reimburse the department for damaged or lost equipment?

<p>In instances of theft or gross negligence by the employee</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which unit or individual is responsible for determining whether damaged or inoperable equipment will be repaired or replaced?

<p>The unit lieutenant, manager, or administrative sergeant</p> Signup and view all the answers

If it is determined that damaged or inoperable equipment will not be repaired or replaced, what should be done according to the policy?

<p>The equipment should be removed from all departmental and/or precinct/unit equipment inventory lists as appropriate</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the policy, which form must an employee complete when submitting equipment for repair or replacement due to normal wear and use?

<p>Police Equipment – Accountability Form (OPD Form 24)</p> Signup and view all the answers

If no policy violation is found regarding damaged, lost, or stolen equipment, what does the policy state should happen to the equipment?

<p>The equipment will be repaired or replaced by the City at no cost to the employee</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the policy, which factors should be considered when determining whether damaged or inoperable equipment should be repaired or replaced?

<p>The item's time in service, potential obsolescence, prior repair costs, and departmental needs</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the policy, what is the primary responsibility of the Police Supply Unit regarding equipment issued to employees?

<p>Verifying that all equipment and property is returned and/or accounted for in OPD inventory/records</p> Signup and view all the answers

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