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Security Incident Report
(SIR-2016)
Workplace Violence Resources

Security Incident Report (SIR)

Security Incident Report (SIR) – A threat or act of workplace violence constitutes a security incident. The incident shall be reported to the Security Operations Unit (SOU) by completing and delivering the SIR within 24 hours. The report shall be completed by the employee involved in the incident, or any supervisor or manager of the affected department. It is the responsibility of the department head, manager, or supervisor informed of the incident to ensure the submission of the completed SIR.

Code Reference Sheet for Security Incident Report
ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY

The policy of the County of Los Angeles (DHR-620) is that is will not tolerate workplace acts of violence or threats in any form. The following are common examples of acts of workplace violence:

  • Threats or intimidation
  • Highly aggressive, emotional behavior
  • Vandalism, sabotage, or arson
  • Physical assaults
  • Hate crimes
  • Domestic violence
  • Stalking at home or work
  • Workplace homicides
  • Harassment
  • Employee suicide
PROCEDURES

Safety of personnel should be foremost in determining the initial response to an act of violence or threat. Each threat, alleged threat, or act of violence must be assessed and managed according to the particular circumstances presented.

Security Incident Report (SIR) – A threat or act of workplace violence constitutes a security incident. The incident shall be reported to the Security Operations Unit (SOU) by completing and delivering the SIR within 24 hours. The report shall be completed by the employee involved in the incident, or any supervisor or manager of the affected department. It is the responsibility of the department head, manager, or supervisor informed of the incident to ensure the submission of the completed SIR.

Security Operations Unit

The Sheriff’s Department’s Security Operations Unit (SOU) is the central Workplace Violence & Threat Assessment management authority of the County of Los Angeles. The unit is staged by Sheriff’s Department law enforcement and professional personnel. The chief responsibilities and functions of the unit are to:

  • Monitor and address security issues throughout the County through the administration of the County’s security incident reporting, threat assessment, and building/physical security assessment programs.
  • Work with various levels of County management, law enforcement agencies, and other government offices to assess the workplace safety and security needs and issues involving County employees.
  • Work with County management to identify resources and develop solutions to County employee safety and security issues.
  • Develop and provide training to County employees in areas such as field safety and violence in the workplace.
  • Conduct criminal and confidential investigations for the County.
  • Regulate County badges and identification cards in accordance with the County of Los Angeles’ badge ordinance.

Address

Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration 500 W. Temple Street, Room #B-98 Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone

Phone: (213) 893-2031
Fax: (213) 613-0848  

Email Address

You may also e-mail to:  SIR@lasd.org