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<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT <br /> <br />DEPARTMENT JURISDICTION AND AUTHORITY ADM-25 <br /> <br />EFFECTIVE LAST REVISED NEW REVISED CALEA PAGE <br />DATE DATE DATE STANDARDS MET <br />1 of 3 <br />11-12-13 11-01-16 YES <br />08-23-04 <br /> <br /> <br />I. PURPOSE <br /> <br />The purpose of this policy is to establish jurisdiction and authority for the <br />Surprise Police Department. <br /> <br />II. POLICY <br /> <br /> The policy of the Surprise Police Department is to provide public safety service <br />under the authority and within the constraints set forth by federal and state laws <br />and municipal ordinances. <br /> <br />III. PROCEDURE <br /> <br />A. Jurisdiction and Authority (1.2.1) <br /> <br /> 1. Pursuant to A.R.S. §9-240, the Surprise City Council has <br />established the Surprise Police Department and thereby given it <br />the authority to provide law enforcement services within the <br />jurisdictional limits of the City of Surprise. <br /> 2. Pursuant to A.R.S. §13-3871, the authority of an Arizona peace <br />officer extends to any place in the State, with one exception. An <br />officer may not stop a person solely based on reasonable suspicion <br />of criminal activity outside of the jurisdiction without the prior <br />consent of the chief law enforcement officer in the jurisdiction, or <br /> <br /> 3. As required by Arizona law, in order to exercise the authority of a <br />peace officer, a person must be certified by or exempted from <br />certification by AZPOST. All Department sworn personnel shall be <br />AZPOST certified. <br /> <br /> <br />