Written Directives

The Apex Police Department is committed to transparency, continuous improvement and fostering our ongoing mission to grow trust within the community we serve. As part of this commitment our Department’s General Orders are being made available to the public. The General Orders are being released under North Carolina General Statute Chapter 132, Public Records, and is expected to take several months for all directives that are subject to release to be posted here. 

General Order 101 - Written Directive System

General Order 106 Multi-Year Strategic Plan / Goals and Objectives

General Order 108 Workplace Risk / Hazard Assessments

General Order 201- Limits of Authority

General Order 202 - Mission, Vision and Values

General Order 204 - Interagency Relations

General Order 206 -Career Progression

General Order 301 - Code of Conduct

General Order 302 - Personnel Complaint Investigation

General Order 303 - Awards and Commendations

General Order 305 - Social Media

General Order 306 - Appearance and Uniform Regulations

General Order 308 - Performance Evaluation System

General Order 310 - Disciplinary Systems and Complaint Resolution Procedures

General Order 311 - Personnel Early Warning System

General Order 312 - Allocation and Distribution of Personnel

General Order 317 - Fitness and Wellness Program

General Order 319 - Language Proficiency Specialized Skill Benefit

General Order 406 - Public Information and Media Relations

General Order 501 - Training Organization and Administration

General Order 601 - Issued and Authorized Firearms

General Order 603 - Police, Special Purpose Vehicles and Equipment

General Order 606 - Agency Property and Inventory Control

General Order 608 - Assigned Vehicle Program

General Order 609 - Naloxone Program

General Order 701 - Use of Force

General Order 702- Strip and Body Cavity Searches

General Order 703 - Search and Seizure

General Order 704 - Detainee Custody Responsibilities

General Order 706 - Biased Based Reviews and Deterrence

General Order 708 - Roadblocks and Forcible Stopping

General Order 712 - Legal Process

General Order 714 - Council (and Other) Meeting Duties

General Order 905 - Domestic Incidents

General Order 906 - Trespassing

General Order 1002 - Traffic Enforcement

General Order 1003 - DWI Enforcement and Countermeasures Program

General Order 1103 - Confidential Funds and Sources of Information

General Order 1107 - Missing Persons

General Order 1109 - Victim and Witness Assistance

General Order 1202 - Communications Operational Guidelines

General Order 1204 - DCI Operations and Security

General Order 1307 - Chaplain Program

General Order 1309 - Juvenile Operations

General Order 1408 - Active Threats

General Order 1801 - School Resource Unit