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<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT <br /> <br /> <br />RULES OF CONDUCT RULES AND REGULATIONS ROC-02, ADD. 1 <br />Effective Date Revision Date Last Review Date <br />Page 1 of 12 <br />10-15-2002 03-11-2021 03-2021 <br /> <br />I. PURPOSE <br /> <br /> The purpose of this policy is to outline the rules of conduct, performance and <br />attendance to which members of the Department are expected to adhere. <br /> <br />II. POLICY <br /> <br />It is the policy of the Surprise Police Department to establish rules of conduct, <br />performance and attendance by which all members of the Department will conduct <br />themselves, both on and off duty, consistent with the policy and procedures <br />contained in the City of Surprise Employee Policy Manual, and the Department <br />specific policies and procedures issued by the Chief of Police. <br /> <br />III. APPLICABILITY <br /> <br />These rules and regulations, general orders, directives, and policies as well as <br />verbal orders are binding upon all members of the Department including part-time or <br />temporary members, auxiliaries, reserves and those participating in internship <br />training programs. Pursuant to EPM 1.3, Section B.4, the following Rules of <br />Conduct apply to all members of the Police Department. <br /> <br />IV. RULES OF CONDUCT, PERFORMANCE AND ATTENDANCE <br /> <br />A. Rules of Conduct (26.1.1) <br /> <br />1. Failure to cooperate in a PSU Investigation Members will truthfully <br />answer all questions specifically directed and narrowly related to the <br />scope of employment and operations of the Department, which may <br />be asked of them in the course of an internal investigation. Members <br />shall not obstruct a PSU investigation in any manner, discuss any <br />information related to the internal investigation with parties outside of <br />those specified by the investigator, or attempt to obstruct an <br />authorized internal investigation. <br /> <br /> Failure to cooperate in a PSU investigation is a Group One (serious) <br />Offense as defined by EPM 10.1. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />