<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT
<br />UNIFORMSAND EQUIPMENTEQP-01
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<br />A.The Surprise Police Department strives for professionalism in appearance as
<br />well as performanceforall members.
<br />B.Every member will take personal responsibility to maintain aprofessional
<br />image, wearing only approved uniforms, clothing,and equipment.
<br />C.Aneat, professional appearance enhances the Department’s image and
<br />reflects favorably upon the entire City of Surprise.
<br />D.Uniforms and equipment willbe maintained in a clean and serviceable
<br />A.Members will present a clean and neatly groomed appearance maintaining
<br />proper personal hygiene appropriate for the workplace.
<br />B.All on-duty members in uniform or business attirewill ensure clothing isclean
<br />and free of holes and tears.
<br />C.When in public view, uniformed employees will wear the full uniform and
<br />equipment. No portion of the uniform or equipment identifying individuals as
<br />a police employee will be worn separately.
<br />D.Employees wearing the Class A, B and C uniforms will wear the appropriate
<br />metal or cloth badge, metal or cloth nameplate, shoulder patches and rank
<br />insignia. Nameplates will have the employees first initial, or first and middle
<br />initials, and last name.
<br />E.Class A, B and C uniform shirts and trousers will be the same color.
<br />F.Sworn employees will carry their Department issued commission card while
<br />G.All members are required to have their Cityof Surpriseidentification card
<br />with them at all times while on duty.
<br />H.Uniforms will be neatly pressed; leather shoes and boots polished; canvasor
<br />nylon shoes and boots cleaned; vest carriers cleaned; and badges and metal
<br />items shined.
<br />I.All uniform clothing buttons will be buttoned, except the shirt collar button
<br />when not wearing a tie.
<br />J.All sworn employees will maintain a Class A uniform available for special
<br />K.Uniform and equipment items discontinued for use have the option of a one-
<br />year wear out periodor may be worn until they are no longer serviceable,
<br />whichever occurs first.