The Risk Management Division conducts in-depth examinations and audits of functions, programs, and components of the department. Audits are conducted outside the normal chain of command to ensure an objective review of agency procedures and activities. The division oversees the department’s participation in the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, conducting internal audits and coordinating the recurring outside audits. The Risk Management Division prepares policy documents and written directives, such as General Orders. The division also ensures Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) policy compliance through training, screening, auditing, and identity verification processes, as well as conducting integrity checks for ranks of commander and above, civilian equivalents, and command office staff.
The Risk Management Division is also comprised of the Court Liaison Unit, The Drug Testing Unit, and the Extra Employment Unit. The Court Liaison Unit ensures HPD officers are responsive to subpoenas and attending court as required. The Drug Testing Unit coordinates employment-related drug testing. The Extra Employment Unit ensures personnel are complying with department policy when working outside jobs.