15.00.080     SUPERVISOR/COMMAND NOTIFICATION RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Supervisory/Command officers are responsible for notifying the Chief of Police, via the chain-of-command, wherever one of the following incidents occurs:

 

Note:  If specific command officers are unavailable, in the chain of command, the on-duty supervisor or commander will personally contact the Chief of Police.

 

v      An officer or other Department employee is killed or injured sufficiently to cause hospitalization

 

v      An immediate family member of an officer or other department employee is killed or seriously injured

 

v      A Bellevue City official is killed or seriously injured, either here or elsewhere, and any other public official is killed or seriously injured in our jurisdiction

 

v      The filing of a complaint of serious misconduct by an officer or other department employee

 

v      The arrest of an officer or other Department employee, either here or elsewhere, and the arrest of any other police officer in the City

 

v      Criminal accusation against a Bellevue City employee

 

v      The arrest of a Bellevue City employee or a member of his/her immediate family

 

v      Homicide or possible fatal injuries to the victim of a crime

 

v      The death of a child under 18

 

v      Kidnapping

 

v      Bombing

 

v      Sniping

 

v      Barricaded person

 

v      Hostages being held

 

v      Shooting in which an officer of the Department is involved

 

v      Death or serious injury resulting from a collision in which a police vehicle was involved

 

v      A major civil or criminal disturbance requiring police response

 

Additional Notification

 

The Chief of Police is to be informed of anything not covered above which, in the judgment of a command officer, should be brought to his/her attention.  Examples:

 

v     Politically sensitive incident.

 

v     Unusual or spectacular incident of high public interest