Returning officers seeking reemployment or
reinstatement with the department shall
complete the required training and evaluation
in accordance with this directive prior to
being assigned routine field duties.
A. Returning officer: A Honolulu Police
Department (HPD) officer who was previously
employed by the department and who is now
seeking reemployment or reinstatement.
B. Law enforcement officer: A full-time,
sworn employee of a city, county, or state
police department or a sheriff’s department.
This policy shall apply to returning officers who have:
A. Been away from the department between three months and two years;
B. Been away from the department for more than
two years without being a full-time law enforcement
officer in another location during this entire time;
C. Been away from the department for more than
two years, but less than four years, and have
been employed full time as a law enforcement
officer the entire time; and
D. Resigned or retired but have retained an
active HPD reserve officer status and are in good standing.
TRAINING DIVISION RESPONSIBILITIES
It shall be the responsibility of the Training
Division commander to ensure the following:
A. Returning officers receive the required amount
of training as outlined in this policy;
B. Complete training records of all returning officers are maintained;
C. Returning officers receive a minimum of 160 hours of field training; and
D. Upon completion of the training, a report is
prepared for the Chief of Police as to the suitability
of reemployment or reinstatement of the officer.
A. Returning officers who have been away for
more than three months, but less than two years,
shall be required to complete the Annual Recall
Training prior to being assigned routine field duties.
B. Returning officers who have been away for
more than two years without being employed
full time as a law enforcement officer during
this entire period shall successfully complete
and pass recruit school. The length of the
Field Training and Evaluation Program (FTEP)
shall be determined by the Training Division commander.
C. Returning officers who have been away for
more than two years, but less than four years,
and were employed full time during this entire
period as a law enforcement officer shall
complete the Annual Recall Training and the
FTEP prior to being assigned routine field
duties. The length of the FTEP shall be determined
by the Training Division commander.
D. Returning officers who have resigned or
retired from the HPD but maintain an active,
good-standing status as an HPD reserve
officer shall be subject to section V C in this policy.
E. Returning officers who have been away for
more than four years shall successfully complete
and pass recruit school and the FTEP.
F. Attire for returning officers shall be in
accordance with Policy 3.22, DRESS AND GROOMING
STANDARDS, or as determined by the Training Division.
A. The commander of the Training Division
shall review the returning officer’s training
records and ascertain if additional training may be required.
B. If additional training is required, the
commander of the Training Division shall
ensure such training is presented to the
returning officer prior to him or her receiving
any routine field assignment.
C. Sergeants and above
Any HPD officer at the rank of sergeant or above
who is reinstated at a supervisory rank shall:
1. Follow the same criteria and requirements as
all returning officers; and
2. Attend a supervisory training class as specified
by the Training Division if they are out for more
than two years.