These Rules Are To Followed At All Times on the TeamSpeak Server and the Game Server.
Disclaimer: These rules should be followed at all times, these are not all the situations that are included in the rules, these situations are not limited and may have other outcomes. Always use common sense, think before you perform an action as it may have grave consequences. Punishments will not always be issued but are an encouragement for members and players to not break the rules.
Section 1: General Rules
You may only have 2 lives, PD and EMS, PD and Gang, PD and Mayors Office, EMS and Gang, EMS and Mayors Office.
You must comply with staff in a support case if demanded
Support cases are to be kept private. Failure to do so will result in warning points (Excluding Staff members).
Streamers are not to be pulled out of TFR if actively streaming, (Unless you have permission from SMT) If you have valid proof you will get compensation. The streamer will be dealt with later.
If you receive or find obscene amounts of money, you must collect evidence of how you got it in case you are flagged up by the anti-cheat.
Compensation must be in the form of a video or screenshot evidence (Has to be timestamped or provide proof of Date and Time.)
You may not witch hunt people (Get them in trouble just because they got you in trouble) - Staff's discretion.
Entering Debug Zone Will not be accepted and will result in points for Fail RP
Do not dupe or exploit. Please report all exploits and bugs to the staff team.
Cops and Civilians must have a valid roleplay reason to raid someone's house.
Excessive harassment of streamers will result in a 3-day ban. This could be continuously saying their name or follow them around.
Racism in-game (Whether within roleplay or not) is never acceptable
Going AFK while on as any faction with the purpose of gaining money will result in warning points.
No knocking out during a gun fight
Cops cannot revive civilians after a gun fight unless there are zero (0) medics on-duty.
Freind circling will NOT be tolerated.
Section 2: Random DeathMatch
Random killing of Civ/Officers will be counted as RDM and results in a punishment.
The only time to kill Civilians / Officers is when:
Mass RDM (Four + RDM’s) will result in a two week banishment from the TeamSpeak and Game.
You have a weapon pointed at them and you tell them to do something and they do not comply after a reasonable time given to them.
If they shoot at you first.
If Officers are chasing you on foot or in a vehicle, you may stop and open fire on them.
If proper initiation has been executed by a fellow whitelisted gang member.
If a member of a whitelisted gang would like to kill a person to save his friend from he may do so, but he must show his intentions by giving the person (who is arresting, kidnapping or attempting to kill) a command.
If you witness your fellow whitelisted gang member’s death you have exactly one minute to get into a proper position of your choice and you may Kill On Sight (only in this situation and only the person who killed your fellow gang member) if proof is provided that you did not follow this guideline when engaging in a firefight with the person that killed your friend, you will be punished accordingly.
If you rob someone and they comply. Killing them will count as RDM. Even while they are restrained. As long as they are complying you cannot kill them.
Section 3: Vehicular DeathMatch
Vehicle DeathMatch is when you’re trying to run a person down with a vehicle also know as [VDM].
Intentionally running over person is not allowed. The only reason you may vehicle death match someone is if they are an imminent threat to your life and are standing infront of your vehicle. You may only ram a vehicle with a role-play reason
If you accidently run over a person go to support As Soon As Possible so you can report what happened.
Mass VDM (Four + VDM’s) will result in a two week banishment from the TeamSpeak and Game
Section 4: New Life Rule
New Life Rule is when you come back to a sense and have the NLR timer on the side of your screen or saying to police i will killed by that man over there is not allowed and will result in a punishment. New life rule is also know as NLR.
Going back to a crime scene or going back to the location you have been killed in
Saying to the person who killed you why did you kill me or saying to a officer arrest that man he killed me.
Constant reports of that person breaking NLR will result in a ban or warning points.
Section 5: Fail Role-Play
Fail RP is when you fail to stay in character.
Playing music in jail when you have no phone on your person.
If you are being pulled over by law enforcement you cannot evade without reason(reasons: They want to search you when you have illegal things, they initiate a felony stop and tell you to get out without a weapon, or it is a large ticket like $15k and you cannot afford to pay) this will result in 10 points if you fail to RP this.
If you are in a traffic stop you cannot randomly initiate on the law enforcement officers
You cannot randomly get involved in other people's situations.
Talking when you are being gagged .
Jumping in cars or out of cars when you are restrained .
Moving when legs are shackled .
Yelling when you’re in solitary confinement (which you are surrounded by concrete walls).
When you talk about something out of character without saying it’s out of character.
There must be at least 4 police officers online to rob and/or to kidnap a police officer
You must initiate through voice and in person and not over twitter, text or other forms of communication.
Claiming to have a gun to someone's head is within roleplay, failure to comply is no value for life.
You must be in game using a roleplay name such as "George Matthews" not "KEEM*" or any other examples.
Going outside the map's borders, Into the debug area, Is against the rules and can result in 10 warning points.
You cannot knock somebody out during the animation of pulling out a gun if initiating or once initiated on. Doing so will result in 15 points.
If you have 3 or more guns pointed at you and you are initated on. you must value your life. Failing to do so will result in 5 points
You must wait 3 minutes before initiating after being revived.
You cannot shoot people while they are knocked out
If you have been revived you don't forget your last life, but you must re-initiate
Section 6: Bank Robberies
Bank robberies can only happen if there are 5 or more police officers playing on the server at the time of the bank robbery.
Make sure all bank robberies you are doing are Role played out the whole time.
There can only be one bank robbery per hour.
Cop must try and get the robbers demands before any action is taken.
Section 7: Kill On Sight
Killing On Sight AKA (KOS) is not allowed at any time unless specifically stated in one of the other rules.
Cops can only be KOS’d when they are raiding your base or a gang has initiated on a police officer and other officers are driving with lights and sirens towards you
If you see a cop car coming your way and you are taking someone hostage, you may NOT open fire on the officer or vehicle until he has pointed his weapon at you or is chasing you with his lights and sirens activated
If you are doing a major crime and cops start to move in or shoot at you then and only then you can open fire back at them.
Section 8: Emergency Services Unit
ESU know as Emergency Services Unit can not go corrupt
ESU can not be killed by anyone if caught doing or reported will result in a ban
ESU must respond to all calls
ESU must not reject reviving someone because they do not feel like it or want to
ESU are not to be killed.
ESU must stay back from an on going shootout at least 50m back.
ESU are allowed to make role play scenarios, for example, you have a disease that needs to be treated (however they may not be excessive, they may create role play scenarios to a certain extent).
ESU must follow all traffic laws unless you are in code 2 or 3 and responding to a situation
ESU are not allowed to carry in Illegal or legal guns if caught will result in a punishment by a member of staff and the Chief of ESU.
EMS gear is only to be used by EMS, you can't steal their vehicles or gear
Section 9: JCSO
Police officers are not allowed to impound any vehicles when they are in a active RP situation for i.e. when the vehicle is in motion (this is called combat impounding).
Police officers can taze civilians only if they have a reason to or have a gun un holstered gun only if they have just join the server and spawned in at civilian spawn.
All officers must respond to any calls that they get for example Panic button all officer must respond except cadet who are at DOC officer can leave a person they are pulling over to attend that officer who is in danger.
Police officer have right to search vehicles or civilian only if they have been seen leaving an illegal area.
Police officers can only carry their lethal around un holstered if the threat level is red if seen carrying a lethal around on code green punishment will be taken for example IA case might be brought up by a member of the public or another officer.
Any officers caught selling any cop equipment will be PD banned or suspended only if that person who is reporting him/her has evidence or the officer confessed to what he has done.
Police officer can only shoot a civilian or a car with a reason, they had a gun or it is code red and has been declared by a higher ranking PD members
Police officers can only carry a gun if they have been trained and have the Firearms trained tag given to them
Police can only use a lethal if the car chase has gone on for 10 to 15 minutes and has been declared by a higher ranking officer.
Police can ask civilians to move their car because it is park incorrectly, if it has stop in the middle of a road or it is blocking vehicle spawn
Civilians can ask for an officer's Name, Rank, Badge Number refusal to do may result in a IA case
Section 10: Blacklisted Words
Blacklisted words are words you may not say, Or phrases you may not say. They are essentially a shield against disrespect.
Any form of Racist language
Any form of Homophobic language. However saying things such as "Your a faggot" In jest does not count.
Any cyber-bullying of any form.
Section 11: Mayor's office
Secret service can not sell any of their gun to anyone caught selling guns will result in a punishment and a ban from ECMO
All member of LSMO must follow all rules that are put in place
None of the Secret Service agents can act like police they are just bodyguards for the LSMO
Secret service should not be in game unless a government official is online for them to protect
Secret service should be acting professionally at all times
Secret Service should not be using Secret Service weapons or vehicles when on as Civilian, This results in 10 warning points and a permanent LSMO ban
Section 12: TeamSpeak Rules
No trolling other players on the teamspeak.
Do NOT join channels when they are locked or have DND in their name.
No inappropriate name changes (i.e. changing your name toxD xD just because you physically can).
No joining channels and playing music, you must ask the owner of the channel if you can play music in there.
If need State Command wait in state command waiting room.
Use appropriate role play names at all times (i.e Blake DiBella) not BoB :))
Do not poke a member of staff if you want to speak to them
Follow chain of command at all times, do not call for a member of the Senior Management Team for small things, an Administrator or member of the Senior Leadership Team can handle it.
Do NOT use third party communications at any time, if you would like to join another teamspeak you may.
Do NOT advertise other TeamSpeaks, this means that you cannot post a teamspeakip in chat and tell people to join that teamspeak to receive something. However you may message a person and say this is my private teamspeak and you may join to play games with us if you’d like. Something along those lines.
When in a RP situation do not poke your friends and telling them you died or telling them where the person who killed you is located.
Players can no longer tell others to go ‘kill themselves’. Strict punishment will be issued if such behaviour is witnessed.
Teamspeak names that target players will be dealt with accordingly and will be punished for Cyber Bullying.
Section 13: Spawn Rules
All Spawn points, including Civilian, Police and EMS Spawn points are green zones.
Waiting for a player to leave a green zone for the sole reason to initiate upon them is NOT tolerated in any way.
You may not steal vehicles, rob players or commit any crimes in greenzones.
Within green zones, all forms of Roleplay initiation are not permitted. The only exception to this is found below.
Cops are free to arrest someone in a green zone within reason, and the civilian also has the right to defend themselves. However, gang members are not permitted to assist in this circumstance.
You cannot flee into a green zone to avoid any type of roleplay. In the event of this occurring, the roleplay will continue.
Doing so is considered trolling and will be punished as such.
Section 14: Gang Rules And Gang Wars
Only Members of the Same Whitelisted Gang may initiate or take part in major crimes.
If a whitelisted gang is patrolling in a group larger than 4 then they must assign a leader who takes responsibilty for there actions during there patrol regarding rules.
Gang members may help one another during gunfights and other situations however other gang members must initiate.
You cannot communicate with members who are restrained or arrested or have GPS destroyed.
Gang wars may only happen if there is a legit roleplay reason, Like taking a gang member hostage, Must be approved by a member of the Senior Management Team.
During the gang war you can KOS any enemy gang members if you have intendified them sucessfully via clothes or other.
Gang members may KOS any unauthorized gang members in their base.
Gang members cannot fight in green zones, Gang bases do not count.
To do a jail break gangs must have appropriate information that one of their own gang members has been arrested.
Section 15: Major Crime
You must wait 30mins before doing a major crime and after you do a major crime.
This includes -
Civilians are NOT allowed to join major crimes once they have begun. If negotiations are still active, civilians must declare themselves if they enter the crime. Once negotiations are off NO civilians may join.
Section 16: Combat Logging
Combat Logging is when a player logs out to avoid roleplay or to avoid a respawn timer. You may not log out when you are -
Being Arrested, Searched, Ticketed, Pulled Over or in any active situation involving police,
In a gunfight,
In any active roleplay situation
If you die to a glitch, get rdmed or any other death that is not within RP then you may ask a Senior Admin or above to combat log.
This does not mean Senior Admins+ may authorize there own combat logging, They must ask another Senior Admin or above.
Section 17: Hostage Taking
When taking a hostage you must negotiate , The police must also negotiate, You must place terms that are possible for your demands and may only call negotiations off if the cops fail to negotiate, remember that negotiation is not you just asking for something it is cutting a deal with the police, whether that means changing your original demands or not.
You may not take the negotiating officer hostage during negotiations or if he is planning on negotiating, this is regarded as Fail Roleplay.
During a hostage situation if negotiations are called off you must give the police atleast 10 seconds to prepare before you start opening fire, The police must also give the civilians 10 seconds to prepare before shooting also.
Hostages may only taken every 15 minutes, Just like a major crime.
Section 18: Initiation
Initiation is the action of begginig something. Examples: Get on the ground! Stop or die! If you run you will be shot! Get out of the car without a weapon! You must however be pointing a weapon to indicate that they will die or be harmed.
It is your resposibility that you are heard while initiating
You cannot initiate on a vehicle moving 40km/h or above
You cannot initiate while in a vehicle
Initiation must be loud and clear
Civ - Civ initation lasts 5 minutes
Cop - Civ initiation lasts 10 minutes
Sirens are NOT initation
You cannot randomly get involved in sombody's situation and initiate
Initiation over radio does NOT count
If you are initiated on, you are allowed to run them over as self defence
You are not allowed to kill people once they have been knocked down and in the animation