Chapter 2.64
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Sections:

2.64.010    Established.

2.64.020    Appointment of chief.

2.64.030    Appointment of personnel.

2.64.040    Powers.

2.64.050    Authorized personnel.

2.64.060    Authorized personnel – Effective when.

2.64.070    Imprest petty cash fund – Established.

2.64.080    Imprest petty cash fund – State laws applicable.

2.64.010 Established.

There is established a police department to be operated under control of the chief of police subject to the direction of the city manager and subject to civil service examination. (Ord. 1869 § 1 (Exh. A), 2019; Ord. 420 § 1, 1970)

2.64.020 Appointment of chief.

The police chief shall be appointed by the city manager. (Ord. 1869 § 1 (Exh. A), 2019; Ord. 1160, 1993; Ord. 420 § 2, 1970)

2.64.030 Appointment of personnel.

All personnel under the rank of chief shall be appointed and commissioned by the city manager, subject to civil service examination. (Ord. 1869 § 1 (Exh. A), 2019; Ord. 420 § 3, 1970)

2.64.040 Powers.

The chief and police personnel are given power to act as granted by the state for noncharter, incorporated cities. (Ord. 1869 § 1 (Exh. A), 2019; Ord. 862 § 1, 1986; Ord. 420 § 4, 1970)

2.64.050 Authorized personnel.

The police department shall consist of the police chief, and such other commissioned personnel and officers as are designated by the chief of police.

The department may be augmented by such clerical personnel as the city council shall, from time to time, provide. Clerical personnel shall not be authorized police personnel, unless the grade is made as part of the department. (Ord. 1869 § 1 (Exh. A), 2019; Ord. 1293 § 1 (Exh. A), 1998; Ord. 1275 § 1 (Exh. A), 1997; Ord. 1163 § 1, 1995; Ord. 1007 § 1, 1990; Ord. 984, 1990; Ord. 862 § 2, 1986; Ord. 420 § 5, 1970)

2.64.060 Authorized personnel – Effective when.

The authorized personnel of the police department presently acting is authorized effective the day their employment commenced. (Ord. 1869 § 1 (Exh. A), 2019; Ord. 420 § 6, 1970)

2.64.070 Imprest petty cash fund – Established.

An imprest petty cash fund in the amount of $500.00 is established for the purpose of purchasing and developing evidence which will be used by the police department in the prosecution of criminal activity. (Ord. 1869 § 1 (Exh. A), 2019; Res. 374, 1988)

2.64.080 Imprest petty cash fund – State laws applicable.

The laws for the state of Washington which govern other police funds of this type will be observed and followed by the employees of the city in the expending of moneys from this fund. (Ord. 1869 § 1 (Exh. A), 2019; Res. 374, 1988)