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<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT <br /> <br />CRIME PREVENTION AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS UNIT ADM-09 <br /> <br />DATE LAST REVISED NEW REVISED CALEA PAGE <br />EFFECTIVE DATE DATE STANDARDS MET <br />1 of 3 <br />08-01-08 08-04-14 YES <br />12-18-02 <br /> <br /> <br />I. PURPOSE <br /> <br />The purpose of this policy is to establish the organizational structure regarding <br />the functions of the Crime Prevention and Community Relations Unit of the <br />Surprise Police Department. <br /> <br />II. POLICY <br /> <br />The policy of the Surprise Police Department is that the Crime Prevention and <br />Community Relations Unit functions effectively and professionally in accordance <br />with all applicable laws, City ordinances, City policies and Department written <br />directives. Service to the public and accomplishment of the Department's <br />mission is the primary goal of this organizational component. <br /> <br />III. ORGANIZATION <br /> <br />A. The Crime Prevention and Community Relations Unit serves under the <br />direction of the Criminal Investigations Division. The unit Commanding <br />Officer is a sworn police Lieutenant who reports directly to the <br />Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division. <br />B. The Crime Prevention and Community Relations Unit is organized in <br />accordance with City ordinance and comprises several components, all of <br />which impact on and interact with the mission of the Department. <br />C. The various components of this Unit, and the relevant policies (if <br />applicable), are: <br /> <br />1. Community Relations and Crime Prevention (ADM-43) including: <br /> <br />a. Senior Services Program <br />b. Crime Free Programs <br />c. Criminal Nuisance Abatement Program <br />d. Risk Assessment Program <br />e. Fleet Watch Program <br />f. Neighborhood Watch Program <br /> <br />2. Surprise Citizen’s Patrol (ADM-45) <br />3. Explorer Post #2236 <br /> <br />D. The Unit will work to educate residents and the business community in <br />methods to protect themselves and property, and reduce opportunities for <br />criminal activity by promoting an environment of personal responsibility. <br /> <br />