The powers and duties of the office of Chief of Police are hereby as follows:
   (A)   Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and evaluates, the activities and programs of the Police Department;
   (B)   Formulates department policies and procedures, rules and regulations following consultation with higher authority and subordinate officers;
   (C)   Develops organizational structure of the department in accordance with professional standards and city policy;
   (D)   Prepares and authorizes work schedules;
   (E)   Furnishes technical advice on police problems;
   (F)   Maintains constant surveillance of criminal and traffic reports in addition to activity reports;
   (G)   Initiates corrective action when and where necessarily indicated;
   (H)   Supervises and evaluates the use of police equipment;
   (I)   Instructs, disciplines, and evaluates department personnel;
   (J)   Reviews and recommends acceptable standards and procedures for the recruitment, selection, promotion, and training of department personnel;
   (K)   Authorizes purchase requisitions of supplies and equipment for the department;
   (L)   Confers with representatives of federal, state, and local agencies on various police problems;
   (M)   Prepares memoranda and reports on activities of the department, orally and in writing, and supervises others in the preparation of reports;
   (N)   Attends all council meetings;
   (O)   Receives complaints from the general public;
   (P)   Studies and reviews all laws, official opinions, and guidelines;
   (Q)   Maintains a proper record system pertaining to citations, arrest and investigations;
   (R)   Participates in approved law enforcement courses and schedules subordinates for such training;
   (S)   Represents the department as needed;
   (T)   Develops and conducts an effective public relations program.
(1976 Code, App. F, § 1) (Am. Ord. 2000-1, passed 2-8-00)
Cross reference:
   Other laws, duty of Chief of Police to enforce, see § 22.454