City of Greenwood, MO
Jackson County
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[Ord. No. 1 , 10-3-1977; Ord. No. 2007-05-22-01 § 8, 5-22-2007]
The City Administrator shall appoint a Chief of Police who shall perform all of the duties required of the Marshal by law. The City Administrator shall further be authorized to appoint any and all Police Officers found to be necessary for the good government of this City.
[Ord. No. 2008-09-08-05 § 1, 9-8-2008]
The Chief of Police shall have general supervision authority over all City property and he/she and his/her subordinates shall have authority to arrest any trespasser thereon and to remove or abate nuisances or encumbrances put thereon without the authority of the City.
[Ord. No. 1.093 §§ 1 — 3, 4-7-1992]
A. 
Any Police Officer of the City of Greenwood, Missouri, who has completed the basic training program as established by Chapter 590 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri shall have the authority to respond to an emergency situation outside the boundaries of the City of Greenwood; provided however, that such authorization to respond shall exist only within the jurisdictions described in Subsection (C) below. As provided herein, "emergency situation" means any situation in which the peace 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 the Officer's 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 a Peace Officer or Governmental Officer of the political subdivision in which the emergency situation is alleged to be occurring.
B. 
The term "response" as used in this Section shall mean to take any and all action which the Police Officer may lawfully take as if exercising normal powers within the City of Greenwood.
C. 
The authority contained herein shall permit the response by one (1) or more City of Greenwood Police Officers in any of the following jurisdictions within the State of Missouri in which the response occurred that have formally authorized it, pursuant to Section 70.820, RSMo., until the emergency situation has been adequately taken into control, in the discretion of either the responding Officer, or another Officer of the jurisdiction in which the response occurred:
Blue Springs
Missouri Highway Patrol
Buckner
Lake Lotawana
Cass County
Lake Tapawingo
Grain Valley
Lake Winnebago
Grandview
Lee's Summit
Independence
Lone Jack
Jackson County
Raymore
Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners
Raytown
Sugar Creek
[Ord. No. 1.092 § 1, 4-7-1992]
The Mayor of the City of Greenwood is hereby empowered and authorized to execute mutual aid agreements for the provision of police services and assistance with the political subdivisions as designated in Subsection (C) of Section 200.020.