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<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT <br /> <br />ORGANIZATION AND COMMAND STRUCTURE ADM-21 <br />EFFECTIVELAST REVISED NEW REVISED CALEA PAGE <br />DATE DATE DATE STANDARDS MET <br />1 of 10 <br />03-24-16 04-04-19 YES <br />03-26-04 <br /> <br />This revision includes ADM-08 <br /> <br />I. PURPOSE <br /> <br />The purpose of this policy is to define the organization and command structure of <br />the Surprise Police Department. <br /> <br />II. POLICY <br /> <br />It is the policy of the Surprise Police Department to maintain an organizational <br />structure that ensures an effective span of control, unity of command, and an <br />efficient flow of communication within the department. The organization and <br />command structure is based on operational and administrative functions. Each <br />division functions effectively and professionally in accordance with all applicable <br />laws, city ordinances, city policies, and police department written directives. <br />Service to the public and accomplishment of the department's mission is the <br />primary goal of each division. The Office of the Chief shall produce the <br />d and distribute it to all department members. <br />(11.1.1) <br /> <br />III. DEFINITIONS <br /> <br />TERM DEFINITION <br />Detail When further specialization is needed, a section or division <br />can be divided into details, squads, teams, or units. <br />Squad <br />Personnel assigned to a detail, squad, team, or unit are <br />Team <br />supervised by a lieutenant, sergeant, or civilian equivalent. <br />Unit <br />Division The largest organizational component within the department. <br />Each division is managed by a commander and may contain a <br />number of sections, details, squads, teams, and/or units. <br />Division Sworn officer of the rank of commander who is appointed by <br />the chief of police to supervise a division. The chief of police <br />Commander <br />may appoint a sworn officer of the rank of lieutenant to <br />supervise a division, when deemed necessary. <br />Organizational A subdivision of the department, such as a division, section, <br />or unit that is established to provide a specific function. <br />Component <br /> <br /> <br />