Chapter 2.12


2.12.010    Departmental Rules and Regulations

2.12.020    Office of Police Chief Created–Personnel

2.12.030    Appointment of Members

2.12.040    Answering Calls for Assistance Outside City

2.12.050    Volunteer Workers

2.12.010 Departmental Rules and Regulations

There is created a Police Department for the City of Winslow which shall be known as the Winslow Police Department. The Department shall be operated and managed in accordance with such departmental rules and regulations as may, from time to time, be adopted by the Council. It is unlawful for any member of the Police Department to fail, neglect or refuse to comply with such departmental rules and regulations so adopted. Such violation shall constitute a Class 3 misdemeanor. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: prior code § 14-14)

2.12.020 Office of Police Chief Created–Personnel

The Police Department of the City shall consist of one (1) Chief, appointed by the City Manager with approval of City Council, and such number of captains, lieutenants, sergeants and police officers as may from time to time be deemed necessary for the safety and good order of the City. The Chief of Police reports to the City Manager. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: prior code § 14-12)

2.12.030 Appointment of Members

The members of the Police Department shall be appointed by the Chief of Police with the approval of the City Manager and shall report to the Chief of Police. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 1129 (part), 2010; Ord. 734 (part), 1997: prior code § 14-13)

2.12.040 Answering Calls for Assistance Outside City

The members of the Police Department of the City are duly authorized to answer calls for aid and assistance beyond the corporate limits of the City, whenever the Chief of Police, in his discretion, shall deem it necessary to protect lives or property. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: prior code § 14-15)

2.12.050 Volunteer Workers

Those volunteer workers who volunteer to participate in Volunteers in Community Policing, a program proposed by the Winslow Police Department, are approved as volunteers within the meaning of ARS 23-901.06, and are entitled to the benefits provided by said statute and in accordance with its terms. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 726, 1997)