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Peoria's history, population, vision/mission statements, sustainability efforts, redistricting, and construction projects. Info on the P83 district, schools, the Peoria Leadership Institute seminar, and diversity.

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Information on the City Council including agendas , the Mayor, the Municipal Court, City Manager and ADA along with the city's various initiatives.

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Information on the employment process, a listing of current open jobs, how to apply on-line and a list of all jobs and salaries at the city.

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The city of Peoria Municipal Complex is home to City Hall, the Council Chambers, the Main Library, the Development and Community Services Building, the Public Safety Administration Building, and the Municipal Court.

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A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

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The City of Peoria budget is managed by the Management and Budget Division. Find copies of the latest Program Budget and the CIP here.


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The City Code and  Zoning Ordinace, with updates are located here. Also, find the City Charter, and legal statements related to the website, including our Privacy Notice.

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City Manager’s Message on Diversity and Inclusion

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How to pay bills you may have with the city, including water, sewer and trash collection fees, recreation program and class fees, traffic fines and more. Setup water and sewer service.

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Neighborhood Resources includes information on dealing with graffiti removal, block parties, animal control, street repairs, odors and other neighborhood related quality of life issues.

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This section contains information and links to the Peoria Public Library's website, the Arts Commission, the Center for Performing Arts, and Annual Arts festivals and Celebrations. 

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Information on recreation programs and classes, afterschool and preschool programs, sports leagues and locations and amenities of city parks.

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Use this page to find information on the city of Peoria website of interest to builders and developers.Included are inspections, zoning and zoning ordinance, the city code, general plan, permitting, and impact fees.

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Information on Building Permits. Find out about permits for signs, temporary use of property, filming, and alarms. Download forms and track applications for development, building, planning and engineering permits.

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The city's main document portal for development related documents including planning and zoning, building, engineering and fire prevention.

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Economic Development Services offers Business and Real Estate Development, and other assistance for businesses and developers, on the website PeoriaAZSmart.com.

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The Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres conduct spring training at the Peoria Sports Complex each February and March. Everything you need to know is at PeoriaSpringTraining.com.

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A listing of area hotels, motels and RV Parks, listed by distance from the Peoria Sports Complex.

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The city of Peoria, Arizona is proud to be the "Gateway to Lake Pleasant," one of the finest water recreation areas in Arizona.

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Links to Items of interest to tourists, including VisitPeoriaaz.com, our official tourism website.

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The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts consists of a 280 seat main stage auditorium and an 80+ seat black box theater, designed to bring award winning community theater to downtown Peoria. 

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City of Peoria hiking trails information, directions and maps.

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A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

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Special Events, sponsored and hosted by the city, held throughout the year at the Peoria Sports Complex, Oldtown Peoria and other areas.

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The Peoria Sports Complex is home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners during spring training, and many other events throughout the year.

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Policies and Procedures Manual 

Welcome to the Peoria Police Department's Policies and Procedures Manual. This website is set up as a Table of Contents with links to each policy or procedure. There are ten (10) sections in this manual.

The policies and procedures are in Adobe Acrobat© PDF format. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader© on your computer to be able to read PDF documents. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader©, click here to download it. It is recommended that you save a copy of the policy or procedure to your computer's desktop, then open the document from there.

If you have any questions regarding this manual, you can contact the Administration Office at 623-773-8311.


Law Enforcement Authority 100
Chief Executive Officer 102
Oath of Office 104
Code of Conduct 105
Policy Manual 106


Organizational Structure and Responsibility 200
Department Directives 204
Emergency Operations Plan 206
Training Policy 208
Electronic Mail 212
Administrative Communications 214
Supervision Staffing Levels 216
Retired Officer Carrying Concealed Weapons 220


Use of Force 300
Use of Force Review Boards 302
Handcuffing and Restraints 306
Transport Operations 307
Control Devices and Techniques 308
Taser Guidelines 309
Officer Involved Shooting 310
Firearms and Qualifications 312
Vehicle Pursuits 314
Officer Response to Calls 316
Canines 318
Domestic Violence 320
Search and Seizure 322
Temporary Custody of Juveniles 324
Juvenile Operations325
Vulnerable Adult Abuse 326
Project Lifesaver 327
Discriminatory Harassment 328
Child Abuse 330
Missing Persons 332
Public Alerts 334
Victim and Witness Assistance 336
Hate or Prejudice Crimes 338
Disciplinary Policy 340
Department Technology Use 342
Report Preparation 344
News Media Relations 346
Court Appearance and Subpoenas 348
Reserve Officers 350
Outside Agency Assistance 352
Registered Offender Information 356
Major Incident Notification 358
Firearm Injury Reporting 359
Death Investigation360
Identity Theft 362
Private Persons Arrests 364
Limited English Proficiency Services 368
Communications with Persons with Disabilities 370
School Employee Arrest Reporting 372
Pupil Arrest Reporting 373
DNA Samples 374
Chaplains 376
Child and Dependent Adult Safety Policy 380
Service Animals 382
Volunteer Program 384
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation 386
Off-Duty Law Enforcement Actions 388
School Resource Officer Program 389


Patrol Function 400
Racial-Bias Based Profiling 402
Roll Call Briefing Training 404
Crime and Disaster Scene Integrity 406
Special Assignment Unit 408
Ride-Along Policy 410
Hazardous Material Response 412
Mental Illness Commitments 418
Cite and Release Policy 420
Diplomatic and Consular Contacts 422
Mobile Field Force 425
Reporting Law Enforcement Activity Outside of Jurisdiction 426
Documentation and Execution of Criminal Process Warrants 427
Immigration Violations 428
Emergency Utility Service 430
Patrol Rifles 432
Aircraft Crashes 434
Police Training Officer Program 436
Obtaining Air Support Assistance 438
Detentions and Photographing Detainees 440
Criminal Street Gangs 442
Duty Commanders 444
Mobile Data Computer Use 448
Use of Portable Recorders 450
Medical Marijuana 452
Foot Pursuit Policy 458
Automated Vehicle Location System 459
Automated License Plate Readers 460


Traffic Function and Responsibility 500
Traffic Collision Response and Reporting 502
Vehicle Towing and Release Policy 510
Vehicle Impound Hearings 512
Impaired Driving 514
Traffic Citations 516
Disabled Vehicles 520
Abandoned Vehicle Violations 524


Investigations and Prosecution 600
Sex Crime Victims Rights 602
Asset Forfeiture Policy 606
Eyewitness Identification 610


Department-Owned and Personal Property 700
Personal Communication Devices 702
Vehicle Maintenance 704
Vehicle Use 706


Crime Analysis 800
Communication Operations 802
Property and Evidence 804
Records Section Procedures 806
Restoration of Firearm Serial Numbers 808
Records Release and Security 810
Computers and Digital Evidence 814
Animal Control 820
Temporary Holding Facility 900
Escape 901
Custody Searches 902


Recruitment and Selection 1000
Promotional and Transfer Policy 1004
Grievance Procedure 1006
Reporting of Employee Convictions 1010
Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace 1012
Sick Leave Policy 1014
Communicable Diseases 1016
Smoking and Tobacco Use 1018
Administrative Investigators and Service Complaints 1020
Seat Belts 1022
Body Armor 1024
Personnel Files 1026
Request for Change of Assignment 1028
Commendations and Awards 1030
Meal Periods and Breaks 1034
Payroll Record Procedures 1036
Overtime Compensation Requests 1038
Outside Employment 1040
On-Duty Injuries 1042
Critical Incident Stress Management and Peer Support 1043
Personal Appearance Standards 1044
Uniform Regulations 1046
Police Explorers 1048
Nepotism and Conflicting Relationships 1050
Department Badges 1052
Modified-Duty Assignments 1054
Employee Speech Expression and Social Networking 1058
AZPOST Board Certification 1060

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