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[New Version of the LSPD Handbook Updated on 15/07/2013]

[By Ray Dcosta]

This is the official LSPD Handbook, the handbook will exist out of a few chapters.
A member of the LSPD is supposed to know the whole handbook, and act according to it.

Table of Contents
I. Commands
II. Vehicles
III. Communication
IV. Chain of Command
V. Standard Ordinance
VI. Legal Terms

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I. Commands

Lockers /locker
The locker room is an important part of the LSPD, as you will get your uniform and weapons
here.
Radio Frequency (/r)adio
This radio is used to talk to other LSPD officers. It must be used ICly.
Secondary Radio Frequency /f
This can be used to communicate with other fellow LSPD members too but it is used
OOCly.
Department Radio (/d)
This radio is used to talk with all other departments. Only officers and above are allowed to
use without permission. Cadets can use the department radio in the case of emergencies
and they can be given permission by high command to use.
Gate Control /gate
This will operate both the garage and parking area gates.
Door Control /door
This will operate the door next to the garage gate.
Megaphone (/m)egaphone
It is used to alert anybody within a large area. It is commonly used in pursuits.
Wanted List /wanted
This will show the list of wanted suspects.
Adding Charges (/su)spect [Cadets CANNOT do this without permission]
This is the most significant command in the Police Department as it adds a crime to a
suspect (a "star") so that you may arrest them. Never metagame or powergame anybody
with this command.
Ticketing /ticket
Tickets are issued to individuals for minor crimes and referred as a warning.
Arresting /arrest [Cadets CANNOT do this without permission]
When you have finished adding charges, go to the arrest point and /arrest a suspect that is
nearer to you.
Frisking [Has to be RPed] /frisk
This is used to search for illegal weaponry or drugs on a body.

Cuffing /cuff
This will place cuffs on the suspect as long as their hands are up or they're tazed.
Uncuffing /uncuff
Used to uncuff a suspect if you feel he/she is innocent etc after you have /cuffed him/her.
Detaining /detain
After when you cuff a suspect, RPly push him/drag him into the third seat of the cruiser
using the command.
Calling for Backup /backup
When you are in need of help, you can use this to alert all officers so they can come and
help you.
Cancelling Backup /nobackup
When you no longer require assistance or when the situation has ended, use this
command.
Displaying your badge /badge
This will put on, or put away, your badge; causing your name to swap between blue and
white. It should be on while patrolling.
Showing your Badge /showbadge
When you have used this, it will show your badge to another person which contains
information of your department, your rank and name.
Radargun /radargun
This item can be used to check the speed of the car when in motion or capture license plate
number of a vehicle.
MDC Speed Radar /radar [To be used when inside a vehicle]
This can be used to check the speed of the car that you are presently travelling in.
Destroying cannabis /destroyplant
This command will allow you to destroy cannabis before it has been grown or harvested.
Civilian vehicles /vcheck, /vmdc, /vticket
These three commands allow you to check a vehicles registration, giving you a list of unpaid
tickets, car type, and the owner's name. Once you have the vehicle ID you can place a
ticket on it, which automatically costs $1000.
Mobile Desktop Computer /mdc

This command allows you to use your Mobile Desktop Computer while inside any vehicle to
check records, find people, etc.
Towing vehicles /tow
This command will attach a vehicle to your vehicles hook RPly. Be sure to RP attaching
your hook into the vehicle.
Detaching vehicles /untow
This command will detach a vehicle that you have in tow. You can tow a vehicle, park it
legally on the right side using your truck and then detach your hook.
Impounding vehicles /impound
This command will impound a vehicle when used outside the LSPD garage and send it to
the Dillimore DMV. A vehicle should only be impounded when it has outstanding tickets or
you have been ordered to.
Releasing vehicles /dmvrelease
This command will release a vehicle from the DMV with no charge.
Searching a vehicle /searchcar & /checktruck
These two commands are used to check the trunk of a car or truck for any illegal items.
/searchcar can be used on a player owned vehicle if you suspect it contain any illegal item.
/checktruck
Deploying /deploy(spikes/cone/flare)
This command will either lay a set of road spikes, destroying a cars wheels; a cone, to alert
people not to pass or to make a detour and follow them; or a flare, that allows people to
easily see a certain thing - useful for a pickup. Sergeants and above only - Senior Officers
and above may use cones/flares if NECESSARY
Destroying /destroy(spikes/cone/flare)
This command is the opposite of deploy, allowing you to remove them instead. You can
check the existing objects and it's ID, which you must delete it by, with /spikestrip, /cones,
or /flares.
Deploying Large Barricades /deploycade
This will place a large blockade that will stop any vehicle dead in its tracks. This is useful to
prevent access to certain areas.
Sergeants and above only.
Deploying Small Barricades ( /deploycade 2 )
This will place a small blockade that will stop any vehicle dead in its tracks. This is useful to
prevent access to certain areas.
Sergeants and above only.

Removing Barricades /destroycade


This will remove any nearby barricades (nearest barricade regardless of large or
small).
Sergeants and above only.
Government announcement (/gov)ernment
This command will cause a large announcement to be broadcasted to everybody, it should
never be abused as it's not only for legal factions to see.
Captain and above only.
Faction radar: /facradar
This command is used to display other officer on your minimap, it is used to locate an
officer.
Respawn all faction cars: /respawnfreefactionvehs
This is used to respawn all unoccupied faction vehicles, can and may be only used by the
Chief.
Tazer : /tazer
This command is used to holster and unholster your tazer.
Revoking Driving license : /revokedl [Strong reason required]
This command will allow you to revoke a persons drivers license, disallowing them from
driving. Only revoke a persons license with a strong legit reason.
Revoke Boat License : /revokeboatdl [Strong reason required]
This command is used to revoke a boating license.
Revoke Pilot License : /revokeairdl [Strong reason required]
This command is used to revoke a pilots license.
Confiscate illegal items : /take [CADETS cannot use this command]
This command is used to take illegal items off a suspect after frisking.
Forcibly entering a house : /ram [Abuse will result in DIRECT FACTION-KICK]
This command is used to forcibly enter a suspects house.
Division Radio ( FTO / SWAT / IA / SIU etc ) : /dr [Abuse will not be tolerated]
This radio frequency is used to communicate with people of your Division.
Dispatch Radio ( Dispatch to All Units ) : /dispatch [Abuse will not be tolerated]
This radio frequency is used to send a message from Dispatch to All Units.

Checking records through fingerprint : /fingerprint


If a suspect is restrained (cuffed), but refuses to tell you their name, (IF suspect has a
prior criminal record) this command can be sued to check their Identity (Name, Age, Sex,
Job, etc.)
Check on-going Turfs : /turfinfo
This is used to check the status and time of any on-going turfs.

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II. Vehicles
LSPD Cruiser

This is the regular cruiser of the PD. It may be driven at any rank, as long as you are
assigned to the vehicle. Cadets cannot drive a cruiser alone, but can go on ridealongs
with officers.
Motorcycle

This can be used to tail a suspect or escort a convoy. It can be used by Senior Officers +.

Rancher

This can be used by Senior Officer +. It is preferred to be used for off-road pursuits where
regular cruisers are not suitable.

Maverick (Polair)

The Maverick is an extremely useful in pursuits to keep an eye on suspects. Keeping up


with fast vehicles easily, it is not able to stop them meaning it may only be used to give
locations or transporting officers to other locations easily. This can be used by those who
hold the rank of Officer +.

MPS Towtruck

The towtruck, often just referred to as MPS truck, is an important vehicle within the
department that can be used by any rank at any time. Cadets will spend most of their
time in this truck. Whilst on MPS duty, assigned officers/cadets are requested to ticket
vehicles and ensure every car is legally parked.

Armed Personnel Carrier

The Armed Personnel Carrier is a small vehicle that the SWAT team uses in situations. It is
also referred as the box truck. SWAT Division and Senior Officer + are allowed to use this
without permission for situations.

Riot Tank

The Riot Tank is a two door vehicle with water cannon and bullet resistance ability. This is
also called as a splashy, as they are used to clear out riots. This can withstand bullets and
impactful damage. SWAT Division and Sergeant + can use without permission in
situations however this should not be abused.

Enforcer

The Enforcer is a heavy armored vehicle that is mostly used for transporting dangerous
criminals or VIPs. Only SWAT Division and Sergeant+ are allowed to use this without
permission and should be used in situations

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III - Communications

All members are expected to use the 10-codes to communicate with other members.
This increases chances of being promoted and showing your professionalism.
[The most important and must-know codes are marked in RED]
General Codes:
Code 0: Game crashed
Code 1: Routine response (Deal with your current situations, then respond. No siren.)
Code 2: Urgent response (Drop what you are doing. Siren.)
Code 3: Emergency Response (All units respond.)
Code 4: No further assistance required
Code 7: Mealtime
Code 10: Bomb threat
Code 33: Radio silence, unless relevant
Radio Codes:
10-1: Everyone drop what you're doing and meet me at this location:
10-2: Receiving well
10-3: Stop transmitting
10-4: Message received
10-6: Busy, but available
10-7: Stand-by for more information
10-8: Patrolling
10-9: Repeat last transmission
10-10: ((OOC - Logging off))
10-15: Suspect in custody
10-16: Cadet requesting for an Officer to patrol with
10-19: Station (at, or returning to)
10-20: Location
10-21: Report your status
10-22: Disregard
10-23: Standby
10-26: Traffic stop
10-26a: High risk traffic stop
10-27: License status check
10-29: Check crimes
10-39: Status check
10-57V (Victor): In pursuit of a vehicle
10-57F (Foxtrot): In pursuit on foot
10-62: Attempting a P.I.T.
10-66: Suspicious person
10-76: En route
10-80: Pursuit
10-85: Checking area
10-97: At scene
10-98: Finished with last detail, all units available

10-99: Suspect present


10-100: Civil disturbance, standby
10-101: Civil disturbance, backup
11-14: SWAT assistance required
11-44: Coroner's case (Dead on the floor)
11-80: Accident, major
11-81: Accident, minor
11-82: Accident, property damage only
11-83: Accident, no details
11-98: Meet at location
11-99: Officer needs immediate assistance
Status Codes
Status 1: Off duty
Status 2: On duty
Status 3: Going on a break
Status 4: Unit XXX is now on duty, available for backup calls.
Status 5: Responding without sirens on.
Status 5-E: Responding with sirens on.
Status 6: Unit XXX has arrived on scene.

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IV. CHAIN OF COMMAND


Chain of Command & Uniforms

Cadet [Rank 0]

As a Cadet, you are in your position for one reason, to obtain a better understanding of how
the Los Santos Police Department works. If somebody is a higher rank than you and tells
you something, you had better do it. As a Cadet you may feel like you know everything
there is to know. Trust us, you don't.Keep in mind, once you screw around at any rank then
chances are you will be terminated. Respect everyone, no matter what their rank is.

Officer [Rank 1]

As a Officer you are now a true member of the LSPD. You passed your test and are now
permitted to patrol alone, although it is preferred you do not.

Senior Officer [Rank 2]

As a Senior Officer you are trusted and valuable member of the LSPD. They are in a
position of higher responsibility and must set a good example for everyone.

Sergeant [Rank 3]

As a Sergeant you are now entrusted to supervise a certain timezone of officers in a


division.

Captain [Rank 4]

The Captain's role within our LSPD is leading a division, he's supposed to take care of
everything within the division and he has the right to promote a Corporal to Sergeant so that
he can help him with all the work that has to be done.
Deputy Chief [Rank 5] & Chief of Police [Rank 6]

The Chief leads the whole PD with the help of the Dep. Chief, Asst. Chief, Captains and
Sergeants, and ensures proper administration and the working of the PD.

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V. STANDARD
ORDINANCES
5.1 - Miranda Rights
[ It is NOT MANDATORY to read out the Miranda Rights ]
The Miranda Rights are a warning that is required to be given to detained criminals by a
Law Enforcement Officer before they are interrogated to inform them about their
constitutional rights. This is the rights as spoken by members of the Los Santos Police
Department.
"You have the right to remain silent. Anything you do or say can and will be used against
you in the court of law. You have the right to an attorney after initial processing has been
completed. Do you understand these rights as I have read them?

5.2 - The Force Matrix [A Must-Know]

In layman's terms, the force matrix is a tool police officers use to determine the amount of
force to use in a situation.
Force Level 1 (Code Blue)
- Suspect may be verbally aggressive.
- Suspect may be showing aggression in his tone of speaking.
- Suspect may be taunting you, or using foul languages.
* Your actions
At this point in time you are to issue verbal warnings or gestures to calm them down.
No physical contact may occur.

Force Level 2 (Code Green)


- Suspect may have committed a crime.
- Suspect may be disobeying orders from a LEO.

- Suspect is hinting violent actions.


- Suspect is making aggressive movements or gestures.
- Suspect may be preparing for physical contact.
- Suspect may be increasingly aggressive.
- Suspect is showing disrespect.
* Your actions
At this point in time you may not use secondary equipment. Call a Code 2 and move
to a hands on approach of attempting to escort the person away from the situation or
potential victims using voice commands and light gestures.

Force Level 3 (Code Yellow)


- Suspect has committed a crime.
- Suspect may be making physical contact.
- Suspect may be using a non-lethal weapon.
- Suspect may be threatening lives.
- Suspect may be involved in a physical fight.
* Your actions
At this time you may use a tazer, pepperspray or a nightstick to detain them. Call a
Code 3 backup if necessary. Do not withdraw a firearm.

Force Level 4 (Code Orange)


- Suspect has or is committing a felony.
- Suspect is brandishing a firearm.
- Suspect may be actively aiming.
- Suspect may have vehically assaulted you.
- Suspect has placed lives in danger.
- Suspect may have seriously assaulted somebody.
* Your actions
At this time the suspect is threatening to end a human life. You may unholster and
aim a firearm on the suspect. Do not fire unless the force reaches 5. Do not tazer the
suspect if they are actively firing upon you. You may warn them to put away or drop
their firearm, if they do not comply after the fifth warning you may use your own
judgment.

Force Level 5 ( Code Red )


- Suspect has or is committing a serious felony.
- Suspect is in the act of seriously assaulting someone.
- Suspect has a firearm and is aiming it.
- Suspect may be firing at you or civilians.
- Suspect may be in a vehicle attempting to hit you or civilians.
- Suspect may be fleeing after three warnings were issued.
- Suspect may have a hostage.

* Your actions
At this point you may open fire at the suspect and shoot to kill. Attempt to avoid such
a situation if possible. If the suspect is attempting to escape in a vehicle, attempt to
shoot out their tires - if you miss and the car begins to smoke you must cease fire
and attempt P.I.T. maneuvers only. It is suggested that you call a Code 3 backup.

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VI. Legal Terms


Traffic Offences
Illegal parking: Parking your vehicle on the road, footpath, or somewhere else that is
obviously not a parking area.
Ticket vehicle for $1000 per offense.
Vehicle is Impounded after three tickets.
Illegal shortcut: Driving through a certain path to avoid the road and save time, like driving
through somebodys driveway to get to the other side.
$100 - $300 ticket (Based on severity)
Illegal parking on Government Property: Much like illegal parking, except stricter.
Vehicle is to be immediately impounded.
Driving without a license: (No definition required)
Arrest OR Fine $1000
Driving under the influence: Driving while under the influence of narcotics or alcohol.
Arrest OR Fine $1000 [Revoke License after repetition of offense]
Illegal car modifications: Modifying your vehicle with nitrous or hydraulics.
Ticket for $250 - $400. (Depending on severity)
If repeated, vehicle impounded.
Reckless driving: Driving in a way that may cause danger to others, such as speeding or
driving on the footpath.
Ticket for $400 - $800 OR Revoke License.[Based on severity]

Unlawful street racing: ( No definition required. )


Ticket for $1000 OR Arrest [Based on severity]

5.2 Summary Offences

[ Materials in ANY QUANTITY is LEGAL, EVEN IF FOUND WITH A WEAPON]


Indecent Exposure: The exposure of ones "private parts" to the public. This includes public
nudity, urinating or excreting bodily waste in public or just plain "flashing".
$100 Ticket
Lewd Gesture: Making rude gestures such as the middle finger, kissing ass, etcetera.
$100 Ticket
Loitering on Government Property: To stand idly on Government Property, for example,
out or inside the PD, FBI HQ, City Hall, etcetera.
$100 Ticket OR Arrest [Based on severity Suspicious activity etc.]
Public Endangerment: Doing anything that causes others lives to be in danger, [Not the
same as "Reckless Driving"]
500$ Ticket OR Arrest [Based on severity]
Trespassing: Entering a restricted area that belongs to a private party.
$500 Ticket OR Arrest [Based on severity]
Trespassing (Government): Entering a restricted area that belongs to the Government.
250$ Ticket if suspect moves out immediately OR Immediate Arrest if suspect fails to
comply.
Affray: An offence that consists of two persons fighting in a public area, possibly causing
harm or terror to bystanders.
$250 Ticket OR Arrest [Based on severity]
Misuse of 911: A prank or false call to the the emergency services line in an attempt to
deceive, and by doing so wasting resources.
$1000 Ticket OR Arrest [Based on severity]
Evading: Fleeing from a Law Enforcement Officer via running, driving, flying, sailing,
etcetera.

Arrest
Resisting Arrest: Preventing arrest by a Law Enforcement Officer by breaking cuffs or
assaulting them. (( In cases of Logging/Tabbing to avoid - /report ))
Arrest
Vehicular Assault: Repeatedly attempting, or succeeding, at ramming a person or their
vehicle with another vehicle.
$500 Ticket OR Arrest [Based on severity]
(Impound vehicle if necessary)

Grand Theft Auto: Attempting, or succeeding, at hijacking the vehicle of another person
without their consent.
Arrest
Possession of Illegal Narcotics: The possession of illegal narcotics (drugs).
Arrest | Confiscate items

5.3 Hybrid Offences


Obstruction of Justice: Interfering with a Law Enforcement Officer(s) and attempting (or
being successful) in preventing them from doing their duty.
Arrest
Failure to Comply: Failing to comply with direct orders from a Law Enforcement Officer,
such as someone who keeps driving after being told to pull over.
Arrest
Mischief: Annoying action, or conduct or activity that playfully causes petty annoyance.
$500 Ticket OR Arrest [Based on severity]
Criminal Mischief: A crime against property; the willful damaging of the property of
another. Punishable in a criminal court but may also be dealt with as a civil tort. Such
offenses may include throwing rocks through windows, spray painting graffiti, slashing car
tires, or other acts of vandalism.
Arrest

Possession of Illegal Firearm(s): The possession of one or more illegal firearm(s).


Arrest | Remove Firearm(s)
Illegal Discharge of a Firearm: Shooting a firearm in public when unauthorized to do so,

it's legal within your own property.


Arrest | Remove Firearm(s)
Conspiracy: Planning to commit a crime with or without assistance from others.
Arrest
Accessory: Assisting in the commission of a crime, but not actually partaking in the
unlawful activity.
Arrest
Aiding and Abetting: Participating in the commission of a crime.
Arrest
Hit and Run: Colliding with an individual, or their vehicle, and then leaving the scene
without consulting that person.
Arrest
Trafficking: Selling or trading illegal items; materials, firearms or narcotics.
Arrest
Prostitution: Exchanging sexual acts for valuables or common currency.
Arrest
Harassment: Persistent offensive behaviour, be it verbally, physically and/or sexually.
Arrest

5.4 Indictable Offences


Attempted Murder: Attempt at taking someones life.
Arrest
Murder: Causing the death of a human being with the means of causing death whether it
was planned and deliberate, contracted, committed against an identified peace officer,
during the commission of a hijacking of an aircraft, during the commission of sexual assault,
during the commission of kidnapping, hostage taking, during the commission of deploying
explosives, or during intimidation.
Arrest

Instigating Public Anarchy: Causing people to go into a state of *******ness and disorder.
Arrest

Kidnapping: Taking somebody against their will, and quite often, asking for money for their
return.
Arrest
Robbery: Using intimidation, threats, or firearms to take things from somebody or stealing
another way, for example, robbing the bank.
Arrest
Rape: Forcing somebody to have sexual intercourse with you, even though it it completely
against their will.
Arrest
Bribery: Attempting to bribe a Law Enforcement Officer for freedom.
Arrest
Assault: Issuing a threat with the means to carry it out/attacking somebody.
Arrest
Extortion: Acquiring money, property, or services by use of intimidation or other acts.
Arrest
Hostage Taking: Taking hostages in an attempt to get things in return for their lives.
Arrest
Domestic Terrorism: Any act that attempts to overthrow the government or start anarchy,
or any attempt to 'terrorize' on a large scale.
Arrest

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