Policies and Procedures

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Policy Manual is a living document, which is subject to regular revisions and updates based on legislative changes, case law development, and identified best practices. The online version of this manual posted on the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office website will be reviewed at least annually to reflect revisions/updates from the previous year.

 

Operations

Policy Manual 2020

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8 Can't Wait

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Field Training Program Guide Manual 2020

The purpose of this Field Training Program Guide is to provide administrators of POST-participating agencies with information and assistance in applying POST field training program regulations within their field training program development and maintenance. A standardized program and forms have been developed to guide law enforcement departments and their Field Training Officers (FTOs) through the initial orientation and field training of newly assigned patrol officers. The program is designed to assist the new officers in making the transition from what they learned in the academy to performing general law enforcement uniformed patrol duties competently in the field.

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Corrections

Jail Training Manual 2020

This manual was designed to assist everyone involved in the Jail Training Officer (JTO) Program.

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Training Unit

January 2020 Training Bulletin

Here some highlights of the new legislation in California taking effect January 1, 2020.

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March 2020 Training Bulletin

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February 2020 Training Bulletin

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April 2020 Training Bulletin

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May 2020 Training Bulletin

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June 2020 Training Bulletin

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July 2020 Training Bulletin

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August 2020 Training Bulletin

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September 2020 Training Bulletin

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October 2020 Training Unit Bulletin

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November 2020 Training Bulletin

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December 2020 Training Bulletin

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