160.07 Interpersonal Communication

To promote understanding and cooperation, there must be interpersonal communication between members of the community and officers at all levels of the department. Each employee must be aware of the law enforcement needs of the community and particular assigned area of responsibility. Guided by policy, an officer must tailor performance to attain the objectives of the department and to solve the specific crime problems in the area served. The department must provide for programs to encourage productive dialogue with the public at all levels and to ensure that partnership between the police department and the people is preserved.

Revised July 1, 2011