Township of Marple, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Marple as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Pension Fund — See Ch. 51.
Police Surgeon — See Ch. 62.
[Adopted 7-12-1971 as Ch. 63, Art. I, of the 1971 Code]

§ 59-1 Police supervision; payment of costs.

In the conduct or operation of supermarkets, shopping centers, private parking areas, tournaments and other events or public assemblages where there are assembled large numbers of persons, the Superintendent of Police may, upon payment to the township of the sums hereinafter specified, supply the number of police he deems necessary to properly supervise and police said activity, in order to maintain public order, the safe and speedy conduct of traffic on the highways and in, into and out of parking areas, and for the protection of property and the supervision of attendance of the persons, customers and patrons attending the said activity.

§ 59-2 Costs to be paid in advance; hourly rate.

[Amended 6-12-1972 by Ord. No. 72-12; 1-10-1994 by Ord. No. 94-6]
There shall be paid to the Township of Marple for the police services provided under the terms of this article a sum based upon the prevailing overtime wage earned by each policeman, plus a service charge of $3 per man for each assignment, which shall be paid into the general fund. If the assignment is less than two hours' duration, there shall be a charge for not less than two hours.

§ 59-3 Assignment of policemen; compensation and benefits.

[Amended 6-12-1972 by Ord. No. 72-12]
The Superintendent of Police shall keep a record of all police officers who desire to perform off-duty police services, and so far as possible he shall make off-duty assignments to those men in an equitable manner. For such assignments, police officers shall be paid the prevailing overtime wage earned by each police officer with a minimum payment of two hours per assignment. This compensation shall be included as a part of police compensation for the purpose of pensions, and during the time police officers are working in this extra-duty capacity they shall be entitled to all the benefits to which they are entitled as regular police officers.

§ 59-4 Emergency assignments.

At any time if there are not sufficient men available to supply this police service from the list of policemen who desire extra duty, the Superintendent of Police may, if available, assign men during their regular assignment, in which event they shall receive no additional compensation; or the Superintendent of Police may employ temporarily for this extra service, as an emergency, regular police of adjacent or adjoining municipalities.

§ 59-5 Records and reports; payments.

The Superintendent of Police shall keep and maintain a record of the assignments of police officers to extra service as herein provided and certify the same to the Police Committee and the Secretary of the Board of Commissioners at least once monthly; and upon approval of the Police Committee, an order shall be issued to pay said police officers the sums provided herein, less proper deductions.
[Adopted 7-12-1971 as Ch. 63, Art. II, of the 1971 Code]

§ 59-6 Fees for copies of reports, records or photographs.

[Amended 7-14-1975 by Ord. No. 75-5]
The following charges shall be made to the public and the following fees paid by the public to the Township of Marple for copies of police reports, records and photographs:
A. 
All reports or records except accident reports shall be $10 per copy.
[Amended 1-10-1994 by Ord. No. 94-4]
B. 
Official police photographs shall be $10 per copy.
C. 
Accident reports shall be $15.
[Amended 1-10-1994 by Ord. No. 94-4]

§ 59-7 Collection and disposition of fees.

The Police Department of the Township of Marple shall collect such fees upon issuance of such copies and shall transmit such fees to the Township Manager, who shall record the receipts as general fund receipts and shall make the transaction a part of the township accounting system and shall deposit the moneys so received in the general fund bank account, issuing such receipts as the Police Department and other procedures may require.