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<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT <br /> <br />PRIVATE PROPERTY AUTHORITY ADM-46 <br />TO TRESPASS PROGRAM <br />DATE LAST REVISED NEW REVISED CALEA PAGE <br />EFFECTIVE DATE DATE STANDARDS MET <br />1 of 4 <br />N/A 01-16-15 YES <br />09-15-09 <br /> <br /> <br />I. PURPOSE <br /> <br />The purpose of this policy is to establish procedures for incidents involving <br />trespassing violations at businesses, apartment complexes, vacant lots, etc., with or <br />without the presence of the owner of the property. <br /> <br />II. POLICY <br /> <br />The policy of the Surprise Police Department is to maintain peace and order, and to <br />protect the rights of the public pertaining to private property, which includes but is <br />not limited to, businesses, apartment complexes, lots, Home Owners’ Association’s <br />common areas, etc. <br /> <br />III. DEFINITIONS <br /> <br /> <br />Trespass Authorization A form signed by the owner, authorizing the <br />Surprise Police Department to patrol a particular <br />Form <br />property to either warn or arrest persons <br />trespassing pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes <br />(ARS) 13-1502 through 13-1504. <br /> <br /> <br /> Trespassers include those who are not on <br />the premises to visit or conduct business with <br />the management or a resident of the <br />premises. <br /> <br /> This authority applies all day and every day <br />except when either: The owner or other <br />authorized person(s) with authority and <br />control is present and capable of exercising <br />authority in a timely manner or during normal <br />operating hours and the business is open. <br />Owner The individual, occupant or designated agent of a <br />property owner or any other person having lawful <br />control over the property <br />Trespassing Shall have the same meaning as it has in ARS, Title <br />13, Chapter 15. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />