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Strategic Services Bureau - Policy Development Branch

Introduction: The Policy Development Division (PDD) is responsible for maintaining the written directives system of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). The Division staff conducts original research of proposed policies and procedures in order to prepare written directives and assist MPD subject matter expert personnel in drafting directives in their specialty areas. Additionally, the staff maintains the Directives Online Management System that permits MPD personnel immediate electronic access to written directives on the MPD intranet, addresses Freedom of Information Act requests, processes requests for establishing Drug Free and Prostitution Free Zones, and publishes an index of MPD written directives.

Location: 300 Indiana Avenue NW, Suite 5020, Washington, DC 20001

Schedule: The office is open Monday through Friday; 8:30 A.M. through 5:00 P.M. Flexible hours are available.

Number of Citizen Volunteer Positions: One 

Number of Intern Positions: One

Program Description: The Intern will conduct Internet, documentary, and other types of research for data and information; interview subject matter experts; and create new, or revise existing, directives. The Intern may also review and/or edit directives prepared by others and assist with general office activities (e.g., responding to Freedom of Information requests for data and/or information).

Accessibility: Public Transportation (Red Line)

Last Updated:10/23/2011