I. Inspections shall be a means of ensuring
that uniforms and equipment are properly maintained
and that they conform to departmental specifications.
II. Drills shall remind personnel that the
Honolulu Police Department has a quasi-military
organizational structure that is reflected in its
ceremonies and observation of common military courtesies.
A. Each element’s watch commander is responsible
for ensuring that each officer, prior to going on patrol
or other duty, is fit for duty and properly attired and
that all equipment is clean and in good order.
B. All elements shall follow the same procedures
and sequence of commands for inspection/drill, award
ceremonies, and scheduled and unscheduled inspections
as specified in the attachment to this directive.
Officers in uniform shall salute:
A. The national or Hawaii state flag
or face the source of the music when the national
anthem or the Hawaii state song is played;
B. The national colors during a parade; and
C. When meeting uniformed superior officers outdoors or in public.