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“Establishing and Require a Uniform Set of SWAT Training Standards” This Directive is to establish and require a uniform set of SWAT Training Standards and to provide for the continuing assessment and maintenance thereof. Report on the fundraising activities and expenditures of representative volunteer fire departments throughout Bergen County and recommendations for implementation of additional financial accountability. …

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“Procedure for Taking Citizen Complaints” As a result of the implementation of the E-CDR system, the New Jersey State Police are no longer supplying this Office with blank CDR forms. This Directive sets forth the procedure for taking citizen complaints. …

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“Law Enforcement Operations of the Bergen County SPCA” Regarding Law Enforcement [ONLY] operations of the Bergen County SPCA and the Bergen County Animal Cruelty Task Force including provisions for the creation and operation thereof, superceding a previous Memorandum of Understanding [“MOU”] dated December 17, 2004. …

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“Active Shooter Policy Initiative” Please be advised that, effective immediately, it shall be the policy of law enforcement in Bergen County that a unified and consistent active shooter policy exists and which shall apply to all sworn law enforcement officers responding to an Active Shooter situation within the County in accordance therewith. 2004 Minimum Procedures for the Use of Mobile Video Equipment Installed in Patrol Cars The purpose of this Directive is to establish minimum procedures, which must be followed for the use of the mobile video, and audio equipment, which have been installed in patrol units. …

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