Village of Oxford, NY
Chenango County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Oxford: Art. I, 7-11-1984; Art. II, 9-1-1987, amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.) Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 15.
[Adopted 7-11-1984]
The following guidelines are being established for the Village of Oxford Police Department. The guidelines are for regular and part-time members of the Department:
All laws are to be enforced and standard police operating procedures are to be followed. Complaints should be filed in writing for those events not witnessed by the officer.
Regular patrol will require uniforms at all times.
Emergency call will require uniforms unless it will cause delay in responding to the emergency.
High-speed chases must be avoided.
Officers should be qualified by the Sheriff's Department.
Compensation time (extra hours) should be taken as soon as possible, not later than two weeks after occurrence.
Regular patrol will be village only except for village property outside the village (i.e., village park) and emergencies when other agencies are not available to respond. Upon arrival of another agency, our patrol must return to the village.
The Sheriff's Department and State Police shall be notified when coverage is not available during peak times.
The schedule of hours by regular and part-time officers will be based on input from the Board of Trustees. The schedule shall be reviewed regularly.
Accidents involving village officials or vehicles should be handled by other police agencies.
[Adopted 9-1-1987; amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.]
Pursuant to § 8-800 of the Village Law, the Oxford Police Department shall be affirmed and reestablished as of this date, September 1, 1987.