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<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT <br /> <br />ALLOCATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF PERSONNEL ADM-18 <br /> <br />DATE DATE REVISE CALEA STANDARDS PAGE <br />ISSUED EFFECTIVE DATE MET <br />1 of 4 <br />03-10-03 09-19-07 YES <br />03-10-03 <br /> <br /> <br />I. PURPOSE <br /> <br />This directive establishes policy and procedure for the allocation and distribution <br />of personnel in the Surprise Police Department. <br /> <br />II. POLICY <br /> <br />The policy of the Surprise Police Department is to maintain up-to-date <br />information on authorized staffing positions, to conduct documented workload <br />assessments at least once every three years, and to staff appropriate positions <br />with civilian personnel. <br /> <br />III. DEFINITIONS <br /> <br />A. Civilian - A non-sworn employee, either full or part-time. <br />B. Sworn Officer - A commissioned law enforcement officer, subject to an <br />oath of office and possessing those general peace officer powers <br />prescribed by the constitution, statute or ordinance. <br /> <br />IV. PROCEDURES <br /> <br />A. The Surprise Police Department maintains two tables related to <br />Department staffing. <br />B. Information from the tables is contained in the current organizational chart <br />and is used in establishing the Department’s annual personnel budget. <br />These tables include: <br /> <br />1. The number and type of each position authorized in the current <br />budget. <br />2. Location of each authorized position within the organizational <br />structure. <br />3. Status of each position (filled or vacant). <br /> <br />C. Field Operations Division allocation and distribution: <br /> <br />1. In order to maintain proper staffing and to ensure efficiency and <br />effectiveness, the Surprise Police Department will assign personnel <br />in accordance with workload assessments. <br />2. This will be accomplished through a workload assessment <br />completed every three years. This assessment may differ <br />depending on the overall job tasks performed. <br /> <br />