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LSSD Press Pass

Post by Sheriff's Information Bureau » May 16th, 2019, 12:19 pm



LOS SANTOS COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
PRESS PASS REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES


  • A. Print or electronic media organizations requesting consideration for their employees
    seeking press passes must meet the following criteria:

    • 1. The organization must regularly publish, circulate, or broadcast news to the
      general public.

      2. The organization must demonstrate that it covers and publishes news events
      generated by the activities of police and/or firefighter (at least 2 published news releases within the last two months).

      3. The organization's personnel must have an actual need to pass through
      police and/or fire lines to cover news events.

    B. In order to be considered for the issuance of press passes, the organization must
    submit correspondence on official letterhead describing their publication and
    explaining the reason(s) it is seeking to obtain press passes for its employees.

    • 1. If applicable, the organization must submit two recent copies/issues of its
      publication.

      2. The organization's personnel must be employed on a full-time basis.

    C. Once the organization has been approved to receive press passes, a registration
    package will be sent, the organization must designate a coordinator or contact
    person to facilitate press pass applicants. The contact person must establish,
    record, and maintain a regularly updated master roster of all full-time employees
    eligible for a press pass according to the following:

    • 1. The organization's personnel must be employed on a full-time basis in any of the following capacities:

      a. Reporter
      b. Cameraperson
      c. Photographer
      d. Publisher, Editor, Producer, or News Director
      e. Soundperson/Engineer (member of news team)

      2. Using the form provided by Sheriff's Information Bureau (Sheriff's Department
      Press Pass Roster), the designated contact person must type or print the
      eligible employees' names.

      3. This roster must include each employee's job title (e.g., publisher, editor,
      reporter, photographer, news director, cameraperson, or soundperson).

      4. The roster must indicate whether the applicant is (N) new (applying for a
      Sheriff's Press Pass for the first time
      ) or (R) renewal (re-applying for a Sheriff's
      Press Pass
      ). (N) indicates that the applicant has never had a Sheriff's Press
      Pass. (R) indicates that the applicant has had a Sheriff's Press Pass, even if the
      applicant was employed by another agency, and the press pass was renewed
      within the last three months.

      NOTE: All Los Santos County Sheriff's Department Press Pass holders must submit an application for renewal every three months.

      5. To add new applicants to the roster after it has been submitted to Sheriff's
      Information Bureau, the contact person must submit a letter requesting that the
      eligible employee be added to the roster and indicating the employee's name
      and job title.

      6. The completed roster must be returned to:

      Los Santos County Sheriff's Department
      Sheriff's Information Bureau
      Attn: Press Pass Coordinator
      1817 Cress Avenue, Dillimore
      Los Santos, SA 808

      7. Upon receipt of the completed roster, the Press Pass Coordinator at Sheriff's
      Information Bureau will send the organization's contact person the necessary
      NEW and RENEWAL press pass confirmations.

    D. New & renewal applicants: when requesting a Los Santos County Sheriff's
    Department Press Pass, all first-time applicants, as well as all applicants seeking to
    renew press passes, must submit the following:

    • 1. One new application form.

      2. One passport-size photo for each organization's employee.

    E. Change of employer: whenever an applicant or press pass holder changes
    employers but is still employed in a news gathering capacity, he or she must submit
    an official letter from the new employer stating the status of his or her employment and official job title.

    F. Denials: all first-time applicants, as well as applicants seeking to renew a press
    pass, may be denied under any of the following circumstances:

    • 1. If the applicant or employer has been convicted by final judgment of conviction,
      or arrested prior to the date of the application, for offenses involving the use of
      force or violence on the person of another, converting the property of another,
      lewd conduct, forgery, embezzlement, vagrancy, or for interfering or otherwise
      impeding the activities of law enforcement officers.

      2. If the applicant has had his or her Los Santos County Sheriff's Department
      Press Pass revoked in the past.

      NOTE: Upon re-applying for a press pass after it has been revoked, the
      application will be reconsidered on its present merits.

      3. If the applicant makes false or misleading statement(s) on the application.

      4. If there are records indicating the applicant failed to comply with the legal
      requests of law enforcement officers in the field.

    G. Return of passes: a Los Santos County Sheriff's Department Press Pass remains
    the property of the Los Santos County Sheriff's Department and must be
    surrendered upon demand of the Department for any of the following reasons:

    • 1. If the employee or employer has been convicted by final judgment of conviction,
      or arrested prior to the date of the application, for offenses involving the use of
      force or violence on the person of another, converting the property of another,
      lewd conduct, forgery, embezzlement, vagrancy, or for interfering with or
      otherwise impeding the activities of law enforcement officers.

      2. If the employee abuses his or her press pass authority.

      3. If the employee uses his or her press pass to deceive another person or for the
      purpose of committing or attempting to commit a fraud.

      4. If the employee terminates or changes employment.

    Revised 2019-05-16
Last edited by Sheriff's Information Bureau on May 16th, 2019, 12:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: LSSD Press Pass

Post by Sheriff's Information Bureau » May 16th, 2019, 12:20 pm

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Los Santos County Sheriff's Department
Press Pass Application

  • Type A (select one) [—] New Application [—] Renewal Application
    Type B (select one) [—] Organization [—] Independent
    ANSWER WITH "X"
CONDITIONS THAT YOU ARE AGREEING TO
  • (1) To assume all risks
    (2) To abide by directions of officers where this credential is presented
    (3) Possession of this card will not entitle entry to restricted areas if
    such entry interferes with the duties of fire and/or police personnel
    (4) This credential will be used only by the person to whom issued, and
    only in the line of duty. If used otherwise, it may be revoked.
    (5) This credential is the property of the Sheriff and is subject to
    revocation. This credential must be surrendered upon demand or
    upon any change of employment.


    Have you ever used or been known by any other names? (If yes, list below) [—] Yes [—] No
    Have you ever been arrested or charged for a felony or misdemeanor? (If yes, explain below) [—] Yes [—] No
    ANSWER WITH "X"
*Lying on application WILL result in denial of press pass.
  • Agency Information

    Agency Name:
    Business Address:
    Faceinvader/Other Social Media Account Names:
    Law Enforcement/Fire-related News Releases Published within the last two months):
    NEWS RELEASE #1; NEWS RELEASE #2

    Applicant Information (for Independent Type Only)

    Last name:
    First name:
    Home Address:
    Faceinvader/Other Social media Account Names:
    Law Enforcement/Fire-related News Releases Published within the last two months):
    NEWS RELEASE #1; NEWS RELEASE #2

  • Applicant's Signature: __________
    Date: ___/___/____

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[list=none][size=85](1) To assume all risks
(2) To abide by directions of officers where this credential is presented
(3) Possession of this card will not entitle entry to restricted areas if
such entry interferes with the duties of fire and/or police personnel
(4) This credential will be used only by the person to whom issued, and
only in the line of duty. If used otherwise, it may be revoked.
(5) This credential is the property of the Sheriff and is subject to
revocation. This credential must be surrendered upon demand or
upon any change of employment.[/size]

Have you ever used or been known by any other names? (If yes, list below) [—] [b]Yes [/b][—] [b]No[/b]
Have you ever been arrested or charged for a felony or misdemeanor? (If yes, explain below) [—] [b]Yes [/b][—] [b]No[/b]
[size=85]ANSWER WITH "X"[/size][/list]
[center][b][u]*Lying on application WILL result in denial of press pass.[/u][/b][/center]

[list=none][size=110][b]Agency Information[/b][/size]

Agency Name: 
Business Address: 
Faceinvader/Other Social Media Account Names:
Law Enforcement/Fire-related News Releases Published within the last two months):
[url=LINK]NEWS RELEASE #1[/url]; [url=LINK]NEWS RELEASE #2[/url]

[b][size=110]Applicant Information [size=85](for Independent Type Only)[/size][/size][/b]

Last name: 
First name: 
Home Address: 
Faceinvader/Other Social media Account Names: 
Law Enforcement/Fire-related News Releases Published within the last two months):
[url=LINK]NEWS RELEASE #1[/url]; [url=LINK]NEWS RELEASE #2[/url][/list]
[line][/line]
[list=none]Applicant's Signature: __________
Date: ___/___/____[/list]
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Re: LSSD Press Pass

Post by Sheriff's Information Bureau » May 16th, 2019, 12:21 pm

(( All applications must be sent to Sheriff's Information Bureau account on LSSD forums. ))
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