(A)   There is hereby re-established and created the office of the Chief of Police of the city.
   (B)   The powers and duties of this office are hereby established as follows:
      (1)   Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the activities and programs of the Police Department.
      (2)   Formulates Department policies and procedures, rules and regulations following consultation with higher authority in subordinate officers.
      (3)   Develops organizational structure of the Department in accordance with professional standards and city policy.
      (4)   Prepares and/or authorizes work schedules.
      (5)   Furnishes technical advice on police problems
      (6)   Maintains surveillance of criminal and traffic reports in addition to activity reports.
      (7)   Initiates corrective action when and where necessarily indicated.
      (8)   Supervises and evaluates the use of police equipment.
      (9)   Instructs, disciplines and evaluates department personnel consistent with the city's Personnel Policy Manual.
      (10)   Reviews and recommends acceptable standards and procedures for the recruitment, selection, promotion, and training of departmental personnel.
      (11)   Authorizes purchase requisitions of supplies and equipment for the department.
      (12)   Confers with representatives of federal, state and local agencies on various police problems.
      (13)   Prepares memoranda and reports on activities of the Department, orally and in writing, and supervises others in the preparation of reports.
      (14)   Attends all Council meetings when possible or designated.
      (15)   Receives complaints from the general public.
      (16)   Studies and reviews relevant laws, official opinions and guidelines.
      (17)   Supervises proper record system pertaining to citations, arrest, and investigations.
      (18)   Participates in approved law enforcement courses and schedules subordinates for such training.
      (19)   Represents the department as needed.
   (C)   Compensation for this office shall be paid bi-weekly at a rate as established by ordinance of the City Council.
   (D)   The Chief of Police shall report to and serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.
(Ord. 2000-04, passed 3-20-00)