Bank Alarm Response

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It is the purpose of this policy to provide law enforcement officers with guidance for responding to and handling alarms at banks and other financial institutions.

With robberies of banks and related financial institutions at a record high, it is essential that all law enforcement officers understand their role and responsibilities when responding to these offenses and the inherent dangers involved. Therefore, when responding to robbery alarms at these establishments, officers shall follow the procedures set forth in this policy in order to enhance arrest possibilities of suspects and observe proper precautions for the safety of officers, employees and bystanders.

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