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A. Powers And Duties: Commanders shall have and perform the following powers and duties:
1. Active direction and supervision over all sergeants and patrol officers subject to the supervision of the chief of police and deputy chief.
2. Assigning officers and employees consistent with personnel assignments established by the chief of police and deputy chief, giving particular attention to police zones where the largest number of crimes are committed and where traffic accidents and congestion are most frequent.
3. Investigating and rectifying traffic hazards, maintaining officer discipline, instructing officers, enforcing report for duty rules, maintaining officer morale, recommending commendations, coordinating shifts, assuring property officer coverage in case of sickness and disability, enforcing uniform rules and assisting in preserving officer respect and observation of departmental chain of command - all subject to the supervision of the chief of police and deputy chief. (Ord. 2015.05, 5-4-2015)