Standing Orders CHAPTER 5 - POLICE AND SECURITY
- The CFSU(Ottawa) Military Police (MP) Company, is headed by the Officer Commanding CFSU(Ottawa) MP Coy. The OC CFSU(Ottawa) MP Coy reports to the Commandant, CFSU(Ottawa) for all Military Police activities, including all aspects of emergency and security operations at NDHQ, as well as validating all Auxiliary Security Force (ASF) training.
- Specific CFSU(Ottawa) Standing Orders related to security are located on the MP Coy website and can be reached through the hyper-link above.
- General information or referrals regarding the CFSU(Ottawa) MP Coy can be obtained through Central Security Control at 995-0123/995-0124.
5.02 ACCESS AND EGRESS
Personnel must enter or exit DND buildings only at authorized points. Those who contravene these instructions will be deemed to have committed an offence. The use of Fire/Emergency doors is prohibited except during emergency evacuation procedures.
5.03 FIRE AND BOMB THREAT ORDERS
- It is the duty of all personnel to familiarize themselves with both Fire and Emergency Orders. These regulations are posted throughout DND occupied areas usually near fire exits or emergency equipment stations (i.e. fire hoses, red phones). The Cmdt has designated Building Senior or Area authorities for each area occupied or controlled by DND. The Building Senior or area authority will be responsible for dealing with fire emergencies and bomb threats. All personnel appointed to these duties are to contact the CFSU(Ottawa) SAMP Coy emergency services NCM for a briefing at 992-5518.
- In buildings owned or leased by PWGSC in which DND is not the principal occupant, the Directorate concerned shall cooperate fully with the Department which is the principal occupant and conform with the Department's plan for response to fire and bomb threats. In such buildings, the senior DND occupant will ensure that Central Security Control is advised of any fires or bomb threats which occur in the building by contacting the MP Shift Commander by direct line through the Commissionaire by dialing 995-0123/0124. Guidance in the preparation of orders for Fire Emergency and Bomb Threat procedures should be sought through the CFSU(Ottawa) SAMP Coy Emergency Services NCO at 992-5518.
- All mobility impaired persons (permanent or temporarily impaired) shall advise their Zone Fire Emergency Officer of their impairment and the location of their employment. Special evacuation procedures of mobility impaired personnel will be IAW NDHQ Fire and/or Bomb Threat orders; further details of which can be obtained by contacting the emergency services NCO at 992-5518.
5.04 AUXILIARY SECURITY FORCE
The PM NCR is responsible for supporting the Auxiliary Security Force (ASF). NDHQ Group CWOs are responsible for identifying CF members who will be appointed to the ASF. Information regarding the ASF may be obtained by contacting the coordinator at 995-0123/0124.
5.05 INTEGRATED ID/BUILDING PASS
- Personnel shall wear the integrated Identification Card/Building Pass on a chain or a clip when they are within an NDHQ occupied area where passes are required. Upon leaving the building, the pass must be put away and the chain shall not be visible.
- All new personnel posted to NDHQ will receive the integrated ID/Building Pass for access to NDHQ occupied buildings. This can be obtained from the SAMP Coy Pass Control Section (1 NT) phone no 992-5467 in the following manner:
- Reg/Res force military pers require a posting instruction or route letter, proper CAFIB 20 Identification;
- departmental employees (including indeterminate, term, NPF employees and students), require a completed 1102 form; and
- non-departmental employees and personnel without a security clearance or enhanced reliability check, require a completed 1102 form. Approval authority in these cases is the Director General.
- Additional information may be obtained at 992-9718.
5.06 IDENTIFICATION CARDS
- Military personnel are reminded that ID cards must be carried at all times except:
- when the member is in military or civil custody and military or civilian police/other competent authority lawfully takes it;
- when the member is admitted to hospital and a medical officer considers personal papers should not be retained in the hospital ward; or
- when the member is required to surrender it in exchange for a special pass permitting entry to those maximum-security units designated by the CDS.
- ID cards shall be produced on the demand of a superior officer, the military police or by a member of the Corps of Commissionaires/private security guard when employed by DND on a defence establishment.
5.07 IDENTIFICATION CARDS
Any request for 24/7 police assistance or complaints must be directed to the Military Police (MP) Shift Commander at 995-0123/0124.