Policies & Procedures

The Poway Fire Department uses a variety of city and department documents that provide organizational policies and procedures. Two of these documents are the Manual of Operations and the Manual of Administration.

Manual of Operations
The Manual of Operations contains written, standardized operational policies, procedures, and regulations which form the reasonable guidelines necessary for proper emergency and non-emergency response of the organization. It is utilized by department personnel as the official reference source of written guidelines pertaining to department operations of a routine or emergency nature.

Manual of Administration
The Manual of Administration contains written policies and procedures of organization functions not related to response. It is utilized by personnel as an official source of written guidelines, policies, and procedures pertaining to city and department administrative processes.