A newly appointed police commissioner shall have
an opportunity to meet with departmental personnel
and view the operations of the Honolulu Police Department (HPD).
An orientation with an overview of the HPD shall
be offered to the commissioner and made available
to accommodate the commissioner’s schedule. The
overview may include a tour of the department’s
museum and/or materials or presentations as described below:
A. The latest HPD Annual Report;
B. The current HPD organizational chart;
C. A tour of the divisions/districts;
D. The Ride Along Program;
E. The Citizens Police Academy (CPA); and
F. The Business Police Academy (BPA).
VISITS TO DIVISIONS
A. A sergeant from the Community Affairs Division’s (CAD) shall escort the commissioner to the divisions that the commissioner is interested in visiting. The sergeant shall coordinate scheduling for these visits.
B. A commander will be notified of a commissioner’s desire to tour the commander’s element and/or view a presentation of that element.
A. Ride Along Program
As a part of the orientation to the Ride Along
Program, the commissioner will fill out the
Adult Waiver, HPD 385 form, and the Police
Commissioner’s Authorization to Ride/Emergency
Information card. The HPD 385 form will be kept
on file in the CAD and the Authorization to
Ride/Emergency Information card will be retained by the commissioner.
All rides must be coordinated through the CAD
and approved by its commander. The commissioner
must carry the Authorization to Ride/Emergency
Information card during each ride.
The CPA is a comprehensive program that will touch
on all facets of the department.
The BPA is an interactive program that fosters
understanding through business and is designed
to educate business people about the department.