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									Avondale, Arizona
                                                                                                                              August 2005
Job Title:                        Internal Affairs Investigator
Department:                       Police Department
Supervisor:                       Police Chief

Conduct administrative investigations of alleged employee misconduct, poor performance, policy
violations, etc. Manage the Departments Internal Affairs (IA) computerized case management, records,
and discipline system. Maintain IA files. Provide quality control of Department Use of Force Forms.
Provide training and advice to Department supervisors and managers regarding IA related issues.

This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties
performed by any single incumbent.

          Physical Strength
                Code                                              ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
   1                 S                  Assigned to conduct internal investigations involving police employees as
                                        directed by the Chief of Police.
   2                 S                  Manage computerized administrative investigation tracking system.
   3                 S                  Track discipline applied within the Police Department.
   4                 S                  Maintain all records related to complaints and internal investigations. This
                                        includes records retention procedures.
   5                 S                  Produce reports related to internal and external complaints.
   6                 S                  Review and maintain use of force forms and advise command staff on related
   7                 S                  Provide training to supervisors and managers on how to conduct internal
  8                  S                  Testify in Personnel Board Hearings.
  9                  S                  Conduct other administrative investigations as directed.
  10                 S                  Policy and Procedure development and implementation.

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                                                   JOB REQUIREMENTS
 Formal Education /                     Effective written and oral English communication.
 Experience                             Three years internal affairs experience with an Arizona police agency and
                                        five years experience at the rank of police sergeant or above.
 Certifications and                     Valid Arizona Operators Driver’s License, current or previous certification
 Other Requirements                     through Arizona Police Officers Standards and Training Certification
                                        (AZPOST). If certification is expired, must have been in good standing.
 Reading                                Work requires the ability to read reports, laws, logs and court documents.
 Math                                   Work requires the ability to perform general math calculations such as
                                        addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
 Writing                                Work requires the ability to write extensive reports and correspondence.
 Managerial                             Review, assess and have input on the development and interpretation of
                                        City and Department policy and procedures, manage a case load, manage an
                                        automated case management system, conduct training for first line
                                        supervisors, consult with members of police command staff (Lieutenants,
                                        Assistant Chief and Chief).
 Supervisory /                          Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same
 Organizational Control                 work as those directed and includes overseeing work quality, training,
                                        instructing,and scheduling work.
 Complexity                             Within this job, the employee normally performs the job by following
                                        established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee
                                        may choose the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties.
                                        Performance is reviewed periodically.
 Interpersonal / Human                  The incumbents in this position contact others within the organization. In
 Relations Skills                       addition, these incumbents work with individuals outside the City who may
                                        belong to professional or peer organizations. Working with various state
                                        and federal agencies may also be required of the employee. Employee must
                                        maintain regular attendance.

FLSA Status: Exempt
Revised: 06/08/07
Grade: p62

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 Sedentary               X       Light                          Medium                          Heavy                        Very Heavy
 S = Sedentary                   L = Light                      M = Medium                      H = Heavy                    VH = Very Heavy
 Exerting up to 10 lbs.          Exerting up to 20 lbs.         Exerting 20-50 lbs.             Exerting 50-100 lbs.         Exerting over 100 lbs.
 occasionally or negligible      occasionally, 10 lbs.          occasionally, 10-25 lbs.        occasionally, 25-50 lbs.     occasionally, 50-100 lbs.
 weights frequently; sitting     frequently, or negligible      frequently, or up to 10 lbs.    frequently, or up to 10-20   frequently, or up to 20-50
 most of the time                amounts constantly OR          constantly.                     lbs. constantly.             lbs. constantly.
                                 requires walking or
                                 standing to a significant

 C = Continuously                F = Frequently                 O = Occasionally                R = Rarely                   N = Never
 2/3 or more of the time.        From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.   Up to 1/3 of the time.          Less than 1 hour per week.   Never occurs.

This is a description of the way this job is currently performed; it does not address the potential for accommodation.

 PHYSICAL                      FREQUENCY
 DEMANDS                          CODE                                                         DESCRIPTION
 Standing                               O               At training
 Sitting                                C               Deskwork, driv ing
 Walking                                O               Moving between work sites
 Lift ing                               R               Equip ment, supplies, property, files
 Carrying                               R               Equip ment, supplies, property, files
 Pushing/Pulling                        R               Equip ment,
 Reaching                               O               For supplies, files, evidence, equip ment
 Handling                               O               Supplies, property, evidence
 Fine Dexterity                         C               Co mputer keyboard, telephone keypad, writ ing
 Vision                                 C               Reading, co mputer monitor, driving
 Hearing                                C               Co mmunicat ing with personnel and general public, on telep hone
 Talking                                F               Co mmunicat ing with personnel and general public, on telephone
 Foot Controls                          F               Driving
 Driving                                O               Defensive driv ing techniques appropriate to situation

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   Camera, tape recorder, telephone, computer and related equipment. Keyboard, phone, fax , copier,
   printer, and City authorized software.

    D = Daily             W = Several           M = Several          S = Seasonally          N = Never
                          Times Per Week        Times Per Month

    HEALTH AND SAFETY                                  ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS                                          PRIMARY WORK LOCATION

Mechanical                       N               Extreme                                     M                 Office                           X
Hazards                                          Temperatures,                                                 Environment
Chemical                         N               Noise and                                   N                 Warehouse
Hazards                                          Vibration
Electrical                       N               Wetness/Humidity                            N                 Shop
Fire Hazards                     N               Respiratory                                 N                 Vehicle
Explosives                       N               Physical Hazards                            M                 Outdoors
Communicable                     N                                                                             Rec/Nghbrhd
Diseases                                                                                                       Center
Physical                         D                                                                             Other (see 2
Danger or                                                                                                      below)
Abuse, field
Other (see 1                     N


    C = Continuously                 F = Frequently                 O = Occasionally               R = Rarely                   N = Never
    2/3 or more of the time.         From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.   Up to 1/3 of the time.         Less than 1 hour per week.   Never occurs.

                               NON-PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    Time Pressures                                                                                 F
    Emergency Situations                                                                           N
    Frequent Change of Tasks                                                                       F
    Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime                                                               R
    Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously                                                       F
    Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team                                                  R
    Tedious or Exacting Work                                                                       F
    Noisy/Distracting Environment                                                                  R
    Other (Describe below):

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I have reviewed this job analysis and its attachments and find it to be an accurate description of the
demands of this job.

                                            ___________________________________      ____________________
                                                    Signature of Emp loyee                   Date

  ___________________________________       ___________________________________      ____________________
          Job Title o f Supervisor                  Signature of Supervisor                  Date

  ___________________________________       ___________________________________      ____________________
        Job Title o f Depart ment Head           Signature of Depart ment Head               Date



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to
change as the needs and requirements of the job change.

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