Duties & Responsibilities

The Chief of Police oversees the Administrative Services Officer and the Administrative Secretary.

Administrative Services Officer Megan Basinger is responsible for the department's budget, grant funding and building/maintenance. For the 2013-2014 fiscal year the department's budget is just over $45,000,000, including funds from Measure O and grants from the Office of Traffic Safety and Department of Justice. If you would like more information on the City's budget, please visit the Finance Department.

Administrative Secretary Duties & Responsibilities

The Administrative Secretary assists the Chief in his responsibility for the coordination of a variety of related functions such as:
  • Acting as liaison for the City Attorney's Office, City Manager's Office and City Council
  • Administering all civil law suits and procedures
  • Assigning and processing administrative investigations and citizen complaints
  • Maintaining confidential personnel records
  • Processing commendations from citizens