Department Directive System

The Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) Department Directives System (DDS) is the official repository for current CPD directives. This system is maintained by the Research and Development Division of the Chicago Police Department. The guidelines for the DDS can be found in the General Order G01-03 entitled “Department Directive System”

eLearning

CPD Web Mail

The Chicago Police Department’s web based email.

Hero 2 Hero

A special Volunteers of America of Illinois program for veterans who are also police officers.

2016 Detective Examination Reference Materials

This version of the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) Department Directives System (DDS) is the official version of effective CPD directives as of 10 February 2016. This site is provided to study for the Detective’s Promotional Exam. This site contains all of the Directives effective on 10 February 2016; however, not all of the Directives are on the test. Refer to the Detective’s study material provided by the Human Resources Division for the list of required study material.

Crisis Invention Mental Health Forms

Below are the forms commonly used in Crisis Invention situations department members encounter

PETITION FOR INVOLUNTARY/JUDICIAL ADMISSION
MENTAL HEALTH – CRISIS INTERVENTION (CIT) REPORT
APPLICATION FOR VOLUNTARY ADMISSION
APPLICATION BY AN ADULT FOR ADMISSION OF A MINOR TO A STATE-OPERATED CENTER