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Greenville Police Department Mission Statement

The Greenville Police Department exists to enhance public safety and quality of life, in partnership with all people in our community, by preventing crime with honor and integrity.

Policy Policy and Procedures Frequently Asked Questions 

#8CantWait is a national campaign that promotes policies aimed at reducing the use of force by police departments to reduce harm and enhance community safety. The eight recommendations are included below. For more details on how GPD's policies align with the recommendations of the #8CantWait campaign, click the image.

Choke holdsDe-escalationWarning before shootingAlternatives before shooting

Duty to InterveneShooting at moving vehiclesuse of forcecomprehensive reporting

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Law Enforcement Role and Authority Chapter 44 Juvenile Operations
Chapter 2 Agency Jurisdiction and Mutual Aid Chapter 45 Crime Prevention and Community Involvement
 Chapter 4 Use of Force  Chapter 46 Critical Incidents, Special Operations, and Homeland Security
Chapter 11 Organization and Administration Chapter 53 Inspectional Service
Chapter 12 Direction Chapter 54 Public Information
Chapter 15 Planning and Research Chapter 55 Victim/Witness Assistance
Chapter 16 Allocation and Distribution of Personnel Chapter 61 Traffic
Chapter 17 Fiscal Management and Agency Property Chapter 70 Detainee Transportation
Chapter 21 Classification and Delineation of Duties and Responsibilities Chapter 71 Processing and Temporary Detention
Chapter 22 Personnel Management System Chapter 74 Legal Process
Chapter 26 Disciplinary Procedures and Internal Investigations
Chapter 81 Communications
Chapter 31 Recruitment and Selection Chapter 82 Central Records
Chapter 33 Training and Career Development Chapter 83 Collection and Preservation of Evidence
Chapter 34 Promotion
Chapter 84 Property and Evidence Control
Chapter 35 Performance Evaluation

Chapter 40 Crime Analysis and Intelligence
Chapter 101 Drug Free Workplace
Chapter 41 Patrol
Chapter 102 Emergency Evacuation Plan
Chapter 42 Criminal Investigations
Chapter 103 Use of Tobacco Products
Chapter 43 Vice, Drugs, and Organized Crime
Chapter 104 Disclosure of Exculpatory Information

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