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<br />SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT <br /> <br /> <br />RULES OF CONDUCT ROC-02 <br /> <br />DATE DATE REVISE CALEA STANDARDS PAGE <br />ISSUED EFFECTIVE DATE MET <br />1 of 2 <br />09-27-02 04-20-09 YES <br />09-27-02 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />I. PURPOSE <br /> <br />The purpose of this directive is to establish the rules of conduct to be followed by <br />all members of the Surprise Police Department. <br /> <br />II. POLICY <br /> <br />It is the policy of the Surprise Police Department to establish rules of conduct by <br />which all members of the Department will conduct themselves both on and off- <br />duty. <br /> <br />III. AUTHORITY <br /> <br />Pursuant to the authority granted the Chief of Police, by the City of Surprise, the <br />following rules of conduct are promulgated. <br /> <br />IV. OBJECTIVES <br /> <br /> A. To establish rules and regulations by which Department members will <br />conduct themselves both on and off-duty in order to promote a <br />professional image and establish uniformity of performance and <br />effectiveness in law enforcement. <br /> B. To ensure that all members have knowledge that the commission of any <br />act or omission of any act which constitutes a violation of any of the rules <br />and regulations, directives, policies, procedures, or orders of the <br />Department, either written or oral, whether stated in this directive or <br />elsewhere, will be justification for disciplinary action. <br /> <br />V. RESPONSIBILITIES <br /> <br />It is the responsibility of every member of the Surprise Police Department <br />to conform to the rules of conduct. <br /> <br />VI. ADDENDA <br /> <br />Term definitions and rules and regulations of the Surprise Police <br />Department are outlined in the following addenda: <br /> <br /> A. Addendum 1: Rules and Regulations <br />B. Addendum 2: Definitions <br /> <br />