document Communicable Disease

In Police Standard Operating Procedures

The safe performance of law enforcement operations can be threatened by life-endangering communicable diseases. It is recommended that your procedures manual include a written policy to advise department personnel of routine precautionary measures to prevent or limit exposure to communicable diseases and establish guidelines to be followed in the event of an exposure to a communicable disease. Police, Standard, Procedure, PSOP-013, Disease, Communicable