MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

 

 

General Order

 

 

 

 

CHAPTER:

 

 

TITLE:

032-J

 

 

Radio Communications

EFFECTIVE DATE:

 

NO. PAGES:

REVIEWED/REVISED:

June 6, 2014

 

2

June 24, 2019

REFERENCE:

 

 

RESCINDS:

CALEA: 81.2.4

 

 

 

CFA 25.09

 

 

 

Sheriff of Monroe County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I.PURPOSE: The purpose of this directive is to establish guidelines for all members who utilize the agency radio communications system.

II.DISCUSSION: This directive applies to all Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) personnel.

III.POLICY AND PROCEDURE

A.Every member engaged in a field assignment shall have access to radio communications.

B.Assignment of Radio Numbers: The radio identification numbering system is divided into sectors and/or divisions. [CALEA 81.2.4 c] [CFA 25.09 C]

1.A – Alpha (Admin)

2.C – Charlie (Captains)

3.L – Lima (Lieutenants)

4.11## – District 1 (Municipal Unincorporated)

5.12## – District 1 (Regional)

6.K### – Lower Keys (Civil, Court Security)

7.41## – District 4 (Municipal Marathon)

8.42## – District 4 (Regional)

9.51## – District 5 (Municipal Unincorporated)

10.52## – District 5 (Regional)

11.M### – Middle Keys (Civil, Court Security)

12.61## – District 6 (Islamorada Municipal)

13.71## – District 7 (Municipal Unincorporated)

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14.72## – District 7 (Regional)

15.P### – Upper Keys (Civil, Court Security)

16.T### – Traffic

17.S### – S.I.D.

18.Airport # – Airport Deputy

19.D### – Delta (Corrections)

20.R# – Romeo (Communications Supervisors)

C.Necessary Radio Communications: Members shall inform Communications by radio when: [CALEA 81.2.4 a] [CFA 25.09 A]

1.Arriving at or leaving the scene of an incident

2.Before leaving the patrol car

3.Upon making vehicle or pedestrian stops being sure to give:

a.Location

b.Description

c.Registration, make and color of vehicle

d.Subject detention (One detained and un-detained)

e.When calling in and out of service

D.Whenever an MCSO member of wishes to communicate by radio to another law enforcement agency within the jurisdiction of Monroe County, he/she shall notify Communications he/she will temporarily be on a mutual aid channel and to which channel they are switching. For example, once on a mutual aid channel the member shall identify himself/herself as "Monroe County ID # to Key West Police Department on Channel #. (Giving the channel you are on). When completed the member shall return to the main radio channel and once again notify MCSO Communications he/she has returned to the normal operating channel. [CALEA 81.2.4 d] [CFA 25.09 D]

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