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<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT <br />CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONSADM-10 <br />Effective Date RevisionDateLast ReviewDate <br />Page 1of 21 <br />12-06-200204-29-201504-2015 <br />I.PURPOSE: <br />The purpose of this policy is to provide administrative and operational programs that <br />will result in efficient and effective criminal investigations. <br />II.POLICY: <br />The policy of the Surprise Police Departmentis that the following procedures do not <br />direct investigative functions in each specific crime area, but rather address those <br />elements common to every investigation, whether conducted by uniformed officers <br />or officers assigned to a specialized investigative component of the Department. <br />This policy will address the components of the Criminal Investigations Division. <br />III.DEFINITIONS <br />TERMDEFINITION <br />IIIInterstate Identification Index provides an interstate <br />exchangeof criminal history record information for <br />offenders who have been arrested and whose fingerprints <br />have been sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. <br />LEJISLaw Enforcement Judicial Information System contains <br />subject in process information such as arrests, bookings, <br />hearings and probation information on subjects in <br />Maricopa County. <br />Live Scan TouchA digital fingerprinting system capable of capturing and <br />Fingerprint storing demographic information, fingerprints and <br />Systemhandprints. <br />RMINRocky Mountain Information Network is one of six regional <br />information sharing centers which facilitate information <br />sharing within the law enforcement community by <br />assisting member agencies in combating multi- <br />jurisdictional criminal activities. <br />ROPRepeat Offender Program –A program utilized by the <br />Maricopa County Attorney’s Office for the identification/ <br />prosecution of the career habitual offender through a <br />concentrated team effort approach between the <br />prosecutor andthe police to ensure greater protection of <br />the community. <br />ROP TargetA defendant in a criminal case who has been identified as <br />acareer habitual offender by use of the criteria outlined in <br />Section III.K of this policy. <br />VAUVictim Assistance Unit <br /> <br />