[R.O. 2009 § 200.010; R.O. 2007 § 212.010; Ord. No. 1419, 11-10-1994]
Any Police Officer of the City of Bolivar shall have the authority to respond to an emergency situation outside the City boundaries when the emergency situation arises within the City of Springfield.
Police Officers of the City of Springfield, Missouri, are hereby authorized to respond to any emergency situation arising in the City of Bolivar, Missouri, after receiving a request for assistance from the Bolivar Police Department or one of its Law Enforcement Officers.
Police Officers of any political subdivision that has authorized its Police Officers to respond to the City of Springfield are also hereby authorized to respond to any emergency situation arising in the City of Bolivar, Missouri, after receiving a request for assistance from the Bolivar Police Department or one of its Law Enforcement Officers.
As used in this Section, "Police Officer" means an officer who has completed the basic Police training program promulgated by Chapter 590, RSMo. As used in this Section, "respond" shall mean to take any and all action which the Police Officer may lawfully take as if exercising his/her powers within the jurisdiction of his/her employing City. As used in this Section, "emergency situation" means any situation in which the officer has a reasonable belief that a crime is about to be committed, is being committed or has been committed involving injury or threat of injury to any person, property or governmental interest and that his/her response is reasonably necessary to prevent or end such emergency situation or mitigate the likelihood of injury involved in such emergency situation.
The determination of the existence of any emergency situation shall be in the discretion of the officer making the response or in the discretion of an officer or governmental officer of the political subdivision in which the emergency situation is alleged to be occurring.
[R.O. 2009 § 210.020; R.O. 2007 § 212.020; Ord. No. 2502, 10-25-2004; Ord. No. 2831 § I, 11-17-2008; Ord. No. 2840 § I, 1-8-2009]
The City is hereby authorized to enter into a mutual aid agreement with Morrisville Fire and Rescue, a Missouri not-for-profit corporation, a copy of which contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.
The City is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Central Polk County Fire and Rescue to provide for a mutual aid agreement between the parties, a copy of which contract is on file in the office of the City Clerk.
[R.O. 2009 § 210.030; R.O. 2007 § 226.010; Ord. No. 1281, 3-11-1993]
Pursuant to the authority granted by Section 70.835, RSMo., and in furtherance of the safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Bolivar, Missouri, the City, acting by and through its Police Department, is hereby authorized to enter into a cooperative agreement for the formation of a major case squad made up of Police and/or other law enforcement agencies in the Southwest Missouri area for the purpose of intensive, professional investigation of crimes which may occur in Bolivar, Polk County, and/or this geographic area.
In furtherance of the provisions of Subsection (A) of this Section, the City is specifically authorized to enter into a cooperative arrangement regarding the formation of a major case squad with the Police Departments of the Cities of Billings, Branson, Clever, Nixa, Ozark, Republic, Rogersville and Springfield and such other City or County law enforcement agencies as a majority of the representatives of said case squad may determine.
The Police Department of the City of Bolivar, Missouri, acting by and through its Police Chief or those whom he/she may designate, is hereby authorized to cooperate and participate in the activities of the major case squad hereby authorized, including, but not necessarily limited to, the attendance at organizational, planning or operational meetings; the provision of manpower and other law enforcement resources to conduct investigations into major crimes which may occur in the geographic area wherein the participating agencies are located; and to provide manpower and other law enforcement resources in the conduct of investigations of suspected criminal offenses of an ongoing nature such as, but not necessarily limited to, the manufacture, distribution and sale of illegal drugs and other controlled substances.
[R.O. 2009 § 200.040; Ord. No. 2881 § I, 9-10-2009]
Upon request for and administration of fingerprinting services to any person or entity for any purpose other than the processing otherwise required for administration of criminal offenses, the Police Department shall collect a fee from such person or entity requesting fingerprinting in the amount of ten dollars ($10.00) for each set of fingerprints provided. The fee so collected is representative of the costs to the Police Department associated with the expenses of materials and dedication of Police Department personnel time in accommodating each such request for fingerprinting services.
Nothing in this Section shall be construed to require the City of Bolivar Police Department to provide fingerprinting services for any purpose other than the processing otherwise required for administration of criminal offenses. The Police Department shall, at all times, have discretion as to whether to perform such requested fingerprinting services, taking into consideration available resources of the Police Department at any given time.
Nothing in this Section shall have bearing on any fees or fines otherwise in effect for the administration of criminal offenses.
[R.O. 2009 § 200.050; Ord. No. 3205 § I, 5-26-2015]
The City does hereby approve and authorize the entering into an agreement for Polk County Fire, Rescue and Training Association multi-district mutual aid; with such agreement terms to be in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A and made a part hereof by reference.
Editor's Note: Exhibit A is on file in the City offices.