MCPD General Orders

The policies of the Manassas City Police Department set forth the standards, values, and expectations for this department. MCPD is dedicated to providing quality, professional public safety services that are modeled after the standards set by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The following polices are provided for public access, to improve transparency and understanding between the Department and those we serve.

General Duty Manual 
Written Directives
Oath of Office 
Police Ethics
Position Descriptions: Office of the Chief of Police/Administrative Services Division
Command, Supervision, and Duty
Fiscal Management
Jurisdiction/Mutual Aid
Intergovernmental Relations
Management Information Systems
Forms Management 
Planning and Research
Public Information
Safety Review
Staff Meetings
Goals and Objectives
Notification Policy
Line of Duty Death/Critical Injury
Police Discretion
Volunteer Chaplain Program 

Rules and Regulations 
Rules of Conduct 
Use and Care of Equipment 
Uniform Regulations 

Personnel Administration
Class Specification
Compensation and Benefits
Medical Standards and Procedures
Grievance Procedures
Performance Evaluation
Civilian Personnel
Equal Opportunity Employment
Career Development Program
Employee Assistance Program
Accident and Injury
Specialized Assignments
Out of Town Travel
Outside Employment
Liability Protection Program
Early Intervention Program 

Records and Data Processing 
Records Section
Records Office
Computer Systems
Criminal History/Records Security
Archive and Destruction Schedule

Communications Administration
Communication Devices


Use of Force Continuum Model
Positions Descriptions: Patrol Services Division
Reporting Procedures
Preliminary and Follow-up Investigations
De-Arrest Procedures
Warrant Control
Booking Prisoners
Medical Examiner’s Cases
Domestic Violence
Field Interviews
Routine and Emergency Response
Call Back Vehicle Program
Stolen Vehicle Reports/Recoveries
LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery Equipment
Bicycle Patrol Operations
In-Car Video Systems
Bias Based Policing
Photo and Show-Up Presentations
Drugs/Explosives Training Aids 
Body Worn Cameras

Operations Support 
Position Descriptions: Investigative Services Section
NVCJA and the Training Function
Recruit Training
In-Service Training
Non-Sworn Member Training
Crime Analysis
Interview Rooms
Breathalyzer Operations
Contingency Planning
Auxiliary Police Section
Ride-Along Program
Crime Prevention/Community Services
Animal Control
Honor Guard
Infectious Diseases 

Traffic Administration 
Traffic Services Division
Traffic Summons, Warning, Arrest
Police Motorcycles
Selective Enforcement
Speed Detection Devices
Accident Investigations
Traffic Direction and Control
Road Hazards and Motorist Assistant
Towing Vehicles
Traffic Engineering
Automated License Plate Reader 

Evidence and Property 
Property Management
Department Owned/Controlled Property
Acquired In-Custody Property
Fleet Management
Virginia Firearms Clearinghouse
Asset Forfeiture