20.00.030      OPERATIONAL READINESS OF EQUIPMENT      (CALEA 17.5.3)

 

Stored Department property will be maintained in a state of operational readiness.

 

It is the responsibility of each supervisor to check the condition of Department property issued to them, their squad or unit, and the personnel assigned to them as part of routine inspection duties to be conducted at least every six months.  All equipment will be checked for operational readiness.  Operational readiness includes care and cleaning, preventive maintenance, repair, and responsiveness.

 

It is incumbent upon all employees to maintain their issued equipment in good order, and to make appropriate and timely notification to the appropriate supervisor and/or appropriate agency for necessary repairs or maintenance.