MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE


General Order


CHAPTER: 2

TITLE: Office Direction

EFFECTIVE DATE:

January 5, 2010

NO. PAGES: 4

AMENDED: February 3, 2014

REFERENCE:

CALEA 11, 12

RESCINDS:


PURPOSE


The purpose of this Directive is to establish guidelines for Office Direction.


DISCUSSION


This Directive shall apply to all Sheriff's personnel. The Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida is charged with protecting the lives and property of its citizens and guests. Naturally, there may be times when the Sheriff is outside the boundaries of Monroe County or may be otherwise incapacitated making it difficult for him to carry out the mandates of his Office. Therefore, to ensure that the Office will continue to function in an orderly fashion, the following system of succession is established to ensure that leadership is available when the Sheriff is incapacitated, out of town, or otherwise unable to act. Procedures and policies have been established to ensure accountability of Supervisors, to resolve conflicting orders, and to coordinate efforts and communication through staff meetings. In addition, policies have been established to define Authority & Responsibility and Unity of Command.


POLICY AND PROCEDURE


image Order of Succession


In the event the Sheriff of Monroe County is incapacitated, off duty, out of town, or otherwise unable to act, command shall automatically succeed in the following order, unless otherwise directed:




image Staff Meetings