This page includes the complete list of policies employed in SADF.
Policies of the San Andreas Defense Force
Policy Article I: Freedom in the Rights Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth, without discrimination of any kind, such as race, color, sex, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin. Furthermore, no discrimination shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or nationality of the clan to which a person belongs.
Section I: The Right to Fair and Equal Trial All members of the San Andreas Defense Force shall always have the opportunity to a court date with an unbiased judge, and a trial that is considered fair and equal by all.
Section II: The Right to Request a Re-Trial In the event a court trial is deemed to be either biased or unfair, a retrial may be requested. There is only one retrial per case allowed unless definitive evidence comes to light.
Section III: The Right to Public Assembly All San Andreas Defense Force members, shall be allowed to attend public meetings, sessions, court hearings, trainings, events, etc unless otherwise specified to be of classified nature.
Section IV: The Right to Education All members of the San Andreas Defense Force have the right to request training at any time, and to ask for the tactics the San Andreas Defense Force employs.
Section V: The Right to Vote All members of the San Andreas Defense Force have the right to vote, including any foreseeable policies.
Section VI: The Right to An Attorney All San Andreas Defense Force members are entitled to select a partner to assist them in court trials at any time regardless of the charges placed against them, or the matter of which they are attending court for.
Section VII: The Right to Request a Conference With a High Ranking All high rankings of the San Andreas Defense Force are required to meet with San Andreas Defense Force members, regarding any issue, at least once per month without declining, at the member's request. After the high ranking has met with that particular member once, they are not required to accept any further meetings, but still may.
Section VIII: The Right to Admittance Applicants of the San Andreas Defense Force shall be admitted to the San Andreas Defense Force, regardless of their nationality or location, given that they are able to speak the English language fluently, and pass the application.
Section IX: The Right to Press Charges In the event that any member of the San Andreas Defense Force feels that another San Andreas Defense Force member has violated a policy, or is negatively being affected by another member, they have the option to press charges and receive a court date against that person.
Section X: The Right to Disregard an Order Any soldier which receives an order that is unlawful may disregard that order at their own will.
Section XI: The Right to News The people of the San Andreas Defense Force have the right to be informed of all news that effects its members.
Section XII: The Right to Remain Silent You have the right to remain silent when being detained and arrested. You are not forced to answer questions and have the option to have your attorney answer for you.
Section XIII: The Right to Knowledge of Allegations The Military Police is required to inform all alleged criminals of the charges being brought against them before they can be detained and assigned a court date.
Section XIV: We Are All Equal Under the Law All San Andreas Defense Force personnel are to be treated equally and fairly under the policies and the laws posted on the official San Andreas Defense Force website, without exception, regardless of rank, location, social status, or any other traits or factors they may have.
Section XV: Your Rights Are Protected by the Military Police The Military Police, using the fullest extent of their powers, are to defend SADF's Policies and the rights it provides to all members of the San Andreas Defense Force.
Section XVI: No Unrightfully Detainment. No Military Police soldier may detain any San Andreas Defense Force member without probable cause. An San Andreas Defense Force member under such conditions may press charges against the detaining officer.
Section XVII: All Members Are Innocent Until Proven Guilty All defendants in a trial shall remain innocent, and may not receive a sentencing until the prosecutor provides legitimate evidence against the defendant in the Court of Law.
Section XVIII: Freedom of Speech All members of the San Andreas Defense Force have the right to voice their opinion anywhere except for in a combat zone, and when comms off are in effect.
Section XIX: A Fair and Free Clan The San Andreas Defense Force and its members are entitled to operating in an environment where everyone is treated fairly, without discrimination, and freely with their granted rights.
Section XX: You Have Rights No Matter Where You Are All rights dictated by these policies are to be granted to all San Andreas Defense Force regardless of location or point of contact.
Section XXI: The Right to Have a Trial with Your Peers If you are charged you have a choice of what type of trial you want. The first is a trial with a judge, which will be investigated by the Military Police and Department of Justice, or a trial with your peers in which evidence and arguments is presented by both sides and a vote is made weather you are guilty or not.
Article II: Military The San Andreas Defense Force in order to provide peace and protection to its members and it allies, employ a structured military to ensure the ideals of the clan.
Section I: Preservation of the Forces The two main branches of the San Andreas Defense Force (Army and Air Force) cannot be altered, removed or changed from their original purpose. In addition, no more than 8 total branches may be in service at any given time.
Section II: Distribution of Power The Governor of the San Andreas Defense Force has full control over the Armed Forces, in addition, the Governor can be vetoed if his executive actions are denied by more than 50% of the divisional leaders.
Section III: The San Andreas Defense Force Army Core The San Andreas Defense Force Army Core shall act as the primary means of offense whenever possible. They will assist with operations to take over areas. The Army Core is the spear head of the San Andreas Defense Force and fights to secure freedom.
Section IV: The San Andreas Defense Force Airborne The San Andreas Defense Force Airborne are paratroopers in charge of providing supportive means to combat zones, get into areas the army cannot get to, and to invade areas as a first front to help the Army Core. The Airborne are tasked with going behind enemy lines and attacking areas, otherwise impossible to get to. Currently the Airborne Division is deactivated until further notice.
Section V: The San Andreas Defense Force Military Police The duty of the San Andreas Defense Force Military Police is to enforce the laws of the San Andreas Defense Force, as well as to arrest those that do not follow these laws. The San Andreas Defense Force Military Police is also tasked with the defense of bases and assisting the army in warfare. They also transport troops, weather it is straight into a warzone or evacuating troops back to base.
Section VI: The San Andreas Defense Force Air Force The San Andreas Defense Force Air Force protects the skies overhead and keeps them clear from attackers. Instead of taking an offensive role in killing people on the ground, their main focus is keeping enemies out of the air and occasional strafe runs.
Section VII: The San Andreas Defense Force Special Forces The San Andreas Defense Force Special Forces is in charge of special operations requiring skill and precision. The Special Forces are hand picked by the Generals of each division, or a course can be taken by soldiers. The Special Forces usually complete operations too tough for the Army Core.
Section VIII: San Andreas Defense Force Interaction Policy The San Andreas Defense Force and its people will not engage in war or scrimmage with competitive or recreational clans at any time. Only clans designated as "Military-Based" are suitable for foreign relations and interactions with the San Andreas Defense Force. All other groups shall be disregarded and dismissed.
Article III: Leadership The San Andreas Defense Force Leadership is what keeps the San Andreas Defense Force running, the San Andreas Governor is in charge of both our Armed Forces and Foreign relations with some limits. as long as the Governor acts within the set policies, the San Andreas Defense Force may do just about anything for the benefit of the San Andreas' people, and it's allies. Section I: The Governor The Governor of the San Andreas Defense Force is Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, and all Armed Operations. The Governor will vote to approve or deny bills relating to SADF, created by high rankings. The Governor also signs provisions that call for troop involvement. The Governor can pardon members and veto decisions made by high ranking members.
Adjudicated Policies of SADF
Policy 1: Right to Information: All people have access to any unclassified info that the San Andreas Defense Force has.
Policy 2: Right of Classification: All members of the rank "General" in SADF have access to all classified material on request, regardless of nature. All other members are denied from seeing this info. Classified Operations and Materials shall be released to the SADF Leader Chat, where other Generals may give advice or get informed on the details. *General excludes Lt. General, Major General, and Brigadier General.
Policy 3: The Right to Probation: All leaders from every division may place their members in probation for violating rules or for misconduct. Probation may last from 3 days to 3 weeks.
Policy 4: The Right to Train: All San Andreas Defense Force members should attend meetings at least twice a month. These meetings include bettering our tactics, polishing our skills, and practicing our roles. Those who don't attend these meetings voluntarily are placed on probation by their commander, and if they continue, are to be removed dishonorably from SADF.
Policy 5: The Right to Fair Leadership: All Members in the San Andreas Defense Force shall only obey orders given by their commanding officer. All other orders are to be disregarded and reported to the Military Police.
Policy 6: The Right to Re-Vote: All Members may request to have a Policy or law re-voted for if deemed insufficient; having loopholes, in this scenario divisional leaders don't have a vote.
Policy 7: The Right to Leave SADF: All members have the right to leave SADF at any given point in their service, furthermore, they will not fear retaliation by the clan.
Policy 8: Power Delegation: The Governor of San Andreas solely appoints Generals to the divisions of SADF. However, this can be overruled by a majority vote. Furthermore, once in position, the said high ranking may independently recruit players to join his/her branch. Generals do not have to power to remove members, and they cannot make any change considered more than minor to their division.
Policy 9: The San Andreas Defense Force Military Police is no longer an independent branch, rather a representation of profession from every branch. This does not alter the Military Police in any way, it instead defines how MP's are represented. MP's are chosen by the Highest Ranking in each division.
Policy 10: Right to Promotion: The highest ranking in each branch has the authority to promote officers through the enlistment levels, however, the Governor promotes members after the enlisted ranks.
No member may kill another member, without his/her express permission. All members must stay in uniform while playing with SADF. All members must follow their superiors orders, unless it goes against the SADF's Policies or SADF's Laws. All weapons must follow regulations that are used while interacting with SADF. All vehicles must follow regulations that are used while interacting with SADF. All members must not discriminate against any other clan member. All members are to hold fire unless told to shoot, or attacked.