Alert Procedure

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This page documents the guidelines and procedures for each of the alert levels aboard the SEV Torch. Note that these are not laws, and the Commanding Officer may alter them as they see fit. Make sure to look at the Standard Operating Procedure for universal guidelines that do not change with the alert level.

Code Green

The normal operating procedure. There is no threat to the ship nor crew. Can be set at communications consoles with the right clearance on your ID

Conditions Description
Chain of Command, Line of Succession CO > XO > RD > Ranking Department Head > Bridge Officers > Other Staff Officers > Ranking Enlisted Crew
Weapons and Armor Non-Lethal weapons may be worn openly by security personnel.

Security personnel must stow Lethal weapons out of sight, in a holster, or on body armor. Crew, Passengers, and Visitors who are authorized to carry weapons must conceal them, lethal or nonlethal. Body Armor is authorized wear for security personnel only. (An exception can be made for NanoTrasen personnel moving between research areas)

Discipline Follow due process.
Secure and High Security Areas Secure areas are unlocked and accessible. Access to high security areas permitted for all authorized personnel.
Medical Suit Sensors are not mandatory at any setting.
Engineering EVA suit wear authorized for EVA Operations.
Research All operations unrestricted. Expeditions authorized. Asset Protection may wear and utilize any gear the Research Director deems necessary within the research laboratory.
Rules of Engagement Engage with Non-Lethal force after multiple verbal warnings and attempts to de-escalate. Do not engage with lethal force, unless facing non-sapient animals such as carp and spiders.
Docking Docking procedures normal
Telecommunications Galactic Common only on all public or departmental radio channels. Unrestricted use of all systems.

Code Blue

Elevated alert status. Known or suspected threat to vessel or crew. Can be set from communications consoles by individuals with a command ID.

Conditions Description
Weapons and Armor Lethal and non-lethal weapons may be worn and carried openly by security personnel. Lethal and non-lethal weapons may be worn openly by authorized personnel. Body armor is mandatory wear for security personnel, and authorized for all other personnel. Helmets are recommended for security personnel.
Discipline Arrests: Same procedures as Code Green.

Searches: No physical warrant is required, but searches must still be approved by the authorities listed in due process.

Secure and High Security Areas Secure areas are unlocked unless there is a known threat to that area. High security areas are locked. Access restrictions in effect. Defense turrets are required to be enabled, at least on the stun setting.
Medical Binary suit sensor setting is mandatory. EVA suit wear recommended for emergency responders.
Engineering EVA suit wear suggested for engineers. Emergency internals should be easily accessible for all personnel.
Research Secured Operating Conditions. Research Wing entrance must be guarded or locked. Expeditions must have a corporate or SCG security presence.
Rules of Engagement Engage with lethal force only if attacked with lethal force.
Docking Restricted to vessels in distress and/or known SCG vessels.

Code Red

Emergency alert status. vessel or crew under attack or a dangerous, extreme, emergency condition. Can only be set by two simultaneous uses of ID on separate keycard authentication devices.

Conditions Description
Chain of Command and Line of Succession CO > XO > Ranking Department Head > Bridge Officers > Other Staff Officers > Ranking Enlisted Crew
Weapons and Armor Body armor, helmet, and weapon mandatory for security. Open carry of weapons permitted for all authorized personnel.
Discipline Arrests and searaches may be performed at discretion of security personnel. Arrests of Officers permitted at discretion of security personnel.
Secure and High Security Areas Secure areas locked. High security areas remain locked. Defense turrets are required to be on the lethal setting. Safe room unlocked for use.
Medical Full suit sensors are mandatory. EVA suit wear mandatory for emergency responders.
Engineering EVA suit wear mandatory for all engineers. Emergency internals mandatory for all personnel.
Research Research operations restricted. Expeditions suspended. Experiments may be continued in the Research Wing if they are vital for crew defense, cannot be suspended safely, or are individually approved by the Research Director. All passengers must follow crew orders. Passengers should shelter in place within secure area, such as the Research Wing itself.
Rules of Engagement Lethal force fully authorized
Docking Restricted to identified SCG military vessels only.
Telecommunications Public communications restricted to critical or emergency use only. Password security for all PDA and IRC communications suggested. Physical security of telecommunications chamber advised.

Code Delta

Maximum alert status. Vessel self destruct activated or destruction imminent. Used to prevent the capture of the vessel by enemy forces. Currently can only be set by Expeditionary Corps Command. Evacuation procedures mandatory. All crew and passengers must be evacuated.

Conditions Description
Discipline Sumary punishment as outlined by the Sol Gov Military Justice permitted.
Secure and High Security Areas Unsecured as needed to facilitate evacuation and retrieval of sensitive materials.
Docking All docking prohibited due to imminent destruction of vessel. Nearby vessels advised to move to safe distance.