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UPPD Directives

Penn Police follow many policies and procedures, also known as directives, in execution of their duties. This page provides several of the most recently approved versions of our directives. A small number of directives have redacted content as they may disclose sensitive information, such as law enforcement investigative techniques or contact information. These directives are reviewed on a constant basis and updated as needed, to reflect changes required by law and best practices in policing.

  • Authorized Weapons: Training, Proficiency and Usage
  • Bias Based Profiling
  • Bicycle Patrol Standard Operating Procedures
  • Body Worn Cameras Program
  • Civil Suits
  • Classification and Delineation of Duties And Responsibilities
  • Departmental Safety Review Board
  • Diplomatic Or Other Forms Of Immunity
  • Domestic Violence Firearms Prohibition
  • Domestic Violence, Stalking and Harassment
  • Emergency Phones
  • Foot Pursuits
  • Identity Crimes
  • Interactions with Transgender Individuals
  • Juvenile Operations
  • Law Enforcement Agency Role
  • Legal Process
  • Limits of Authority
  • Military Deployment and Reintegration
  • Naloxone Administration Protocols
  • Off-Duty Conduct And Powers Of Arrest
  • Responsibilities And Functions Of The PennComm Center
  • Responsibilities At Crime Scenes
  • Smoking and Use of Tobacco Products
  • The Clery Act
  • Use of Electronic Resources, Social Media, and Networking
  • Use of Force
  • Vehicular Pursuits
  • Wearing of Body Armor
  • Emergencies


  • General Information


  • Campus Phones


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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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