[R.O. 2008 §22-61; Ord. No. 1581 §1, 5-24-1993]
Pursuant to and under the authority of the provisions of Section 70.837, RSMo., members of the City Police may respond to a request for assistance from any other public safety agency within the State of Missouri or any bordering State as directed by the Chief of Police or any duly appointed representative bearing immediate command responsibility.
[R.O. 2008 §22-62; Ord. No. 1581 §2, 5-24-1993]
Each Creve Coeur Police Officer performing services within any other municipality, County or bordering State shall have all of the powers, rights, privileges, duties and immunities as the members of the Police Department of the public safety agency requesting assistance, but shall remain in the employment and under the direction, supervision and control of the office of the Chief of Police of the City of Creve Coeur, Missouri.
Each Police Officer of any other public safety agency performing services in the City in accordance with a request for emergency assistance or aid initiated by the City or its Police Department shall have all the rights, powers, privileges, duties and immunities as members of the City Police Department, but the members of such other Departments of Police shall remain in the employ and under the direction, supervision and control of the proper officials and authorities of their respective governmental subdivision.
[R.O. 2008 §22-63; Ord. No. 1581 §3, 5-24-1993]
The consideration for any agreement for mutual Police cooperation or assistance by or on behalf of the City shall be a mutual agreement only and no compensation, reimbursement or indemnity shall or will be paid by the City to any other governmental subdivision unless agreed to in writing.
[R.O. 2008 §22-64; Ord. No. 1581 §4, 5-24-1993]
Any equipment or property utilized by the Police Department of another governmental subdivision in providing and carrying out Police services within the City pursuant to a request for assistance initiated by the City or its Police Department shall be used solely at the risk of the governmental subdivision owning same. Any loss or damage to such equipment or property shall be the sole responsibility of, and be borne solely by, the governmental subdivision owning such equipment or property.
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to affect the liability of any governmental subdivision or its agents or employees arising out of tortious conduct while carrying out any Police service pursuant to a request for assistance initiated by the City.
[R.O. 2008 §22-65; Ord. No. 1581 §5, 5-24-1993]
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to afford the protection or coverage of Workers' Compensation or any other insurance benefits, provided by the City, to any member of a Police Department or governmental subdivision of another municipality or governmental entity who may be injured or killed or who may die as a result of injuries sustained while performing Police services in the City pursuant to a request for assistance initiated by the City or its Police Department.
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to deny the coverage of Workers' Compensation or any other insurance benefits provided by the City to any member of the Creve Coeur Police Department who may be injured or killed or who may die as a result of injuries sustained while serving in any other municipality pursuant to its request for assistance and under the direction of the Chief of Police or his/her duly appointed representative.
[R.O. 2008 §22-66; Ord. No. 1581 §6, 5-24-1993]
Neither the City, its Police Department or members or any other municipality or governmental subdivision shall be liable to any entity requesting assistance or to any party whatsoever for failure to respond or for delay or negligence or mistake in receiving any call for assistance; nor shall any request for assistance be interpreted as an agreement for the benefit for any third (3rd) party.
In responding to request for assistance from other municipalities, Police Officers of the City shall not leave the City's inhabitants with inadequate Police protection or be absent for extended periods of time. The response of the City's officers shall, to the extent practical, be in aid of and to assist the authorities of the political subdivision in which the emergency situation is located.