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Raytown Charter Commission meeting #10

The Raytown Charter Commission met on Monday, Sept. 9th.  The most significant portion was changes to the position of Police Chief.  That portion is in part two of the video, which starts right after a short break in the meeting.

Part 1

Part 2

The following is from the minutes of the meeting. Minutes that will not be reviewed and approved until next meeting. This text pertains to the requirements in the charter for the office of Chief of Police.


 

Ted Bowman reads 6.1a.  Janet Emerson motions to approve.  Michael McDonough
seconds.  The motion passes 9?3.  Those in favor are Ted Bowman, Susan Dolan, Janet
Emerson, Lisa Emerson, Jason Greene, Steve Guenther, Sandra Hartwell, Michael
McDonough, and Mark Moore; those against are Jim Aziere, Charlotte Melson, and
Mary Jane Van Buskirk.
6.1 Eligibility, Election and Term
a) Eligibility for Office.
i. Candidates for Chief of Police shall have established
primary residency in the City for at least two (2) years immediately preceding the election. The Chief of Police shall be
a qualified voter of the City and shall remain a primary resident
and qualified voter of the City during the entirety of their
term.
ii. No person shall be elected or appointed to the office of
Chief of Police who is not a citizen of the United States or who
is in arrears for any unpaid taxes or who is guilty of forfeiture
or defalcation during the entirety of their term.
iii. No person shall be elected Chief of Police who has been
convicted of any felony in any State, convicted of any crime of
moral turpitude in any court within the United States, or who has
been denied a license as a police officer by any State’s board or
commission of police officer standards or training.
iv. No person shall be elected Chief of Police who is unable to
meet the licensing requirements for a peace officer of a county
of the first classification as set forth in Missouri Revised
Statutes.
v. Candidates for the Chief of Police shall possess a bachelors,
or higher, degree from an accredited college or university in a
field reasonably related to public administration or criminal
justice; or demonstrate an equivalent combination of training and
experience which provides comparable knowledge, abilities, and
skills.
vi. Candidates for the Chief of Police shall also possess:
1. Considerable knowledge of the principles of modern police
administration and police methods;
2. Considerable knowledge of the principles and accepted good
practices and procedures as applied to patrol, traffic control,
criminal investigation, and crime prevention;
3. Knowledge of the standards by which the quality of police
service is evaluated and the use of police records and their
application to police administration;
4. Knowledge of the types and uses of the weapons, automotive
equipment, and the equipment used for communications, personal
safety, and digital information management in modern police work;
5. Knowledge of the functions of federal, state, and local
jurisdictions and authorities as they relate to police work; and
6. An ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with other city officials, state, county, and
federal authorities, civic leaders, and the general public.
vii. The Chief of Police shall maintain these conditions of
eligibility throughout their term of office or shall forfeit that
office.
• Ted Bowman reads 6.1b and c.  Janet Emerson motions to approve.  Jim Aziere seconds.
The motion passes 11?1.  Those in favor are Jim Aziere, Ted Bowman, Susan Dolan, Janet
Emerson, Lisa Emerson, Jason Greene, Steve Guenther, Sandra Hartwell, Michael
McDonough, Charlotte Melson, and Mark Moore; against is Mary Jane Van Buskirk.
b) Training Requirements i. Any person who is elected to their first term as Chief of
Police shall, within six months of such election cause to be
filed with the City Clerk proof that they have successfully
completed the certification requirements pursuant to Missouri
Revised Statutes. If the newly elected Chief of Police is unable
to complete the appropriate training program as required by
Missouri Revised Statutes within six months due to such course of
training not being available, an extension may be granted until
such a course becomes available.
ii. The Chief of Police will maintain a current peace officer
license as is required of any Missouri peace officer of a county
of the first classification including all of the required
continuing education.
c) Election and Term. At a regular municipal election, two
(2) years following the election of the Mayor, the Chief of
Police shall be elected by the qualified voters of the City at
large to serve a four (4) year term (as provided in Article …

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