Policies & Practices

Learn more about the policies of the Shaker Heights Police Department.

Bias Free Policing Policy

To expressly prohibit practices and prevent bias in law enforcement activities while reinforcing the department's commitment to unbiased policing.

Body Worn Cameras & Dashcam Video Systems

Department guidelines for the use of these technologies.

Duty to Intervene Policy

New effective October 28, 2020Guidelines for intervening to prevent or stop misconduct that is being conducted by employees or members of other law enforcement agencies.

Officer Involved Critical Incidents Policy

Learn about procedures for documenting and post-incident review of Officer involved critical incidents.

Response to Threats Policy

Amended effective November 25, 2020. Policy for officers responding to a known or perceived threat in furtherance of their sworn duties.