The mission of Administrative Services is to facilitate the operational support of the police department, foster the effective and efficient delivery of police services.
Administrative Services is comprised of several different functional areas including: Executive Support, Finance, Budget and Research, Records Management, Grants Liaison, Strategic and Operational Planning, and Performance Measurement.
Additionally, Administrative Services staff act as liaisons with internal service providers such as fleet, facilities, and information technology functions of the city.
The Records Unit, supervised by Lieutenant James Hernandez, is responsible for all aspects of document control within the department. The unit is comprised of a Records Administrator and two Records Analysts whose key role is to maintain the integrity of Goodyear Police Department’s records.
As the repository for all reported crimes, suspected crimes,traffic accidents, arrests, injuries, fatalities and all other incidents or events maintained within automated record‐keeping systems, the unit is responsible for the security and responsible dissemination of the official police records.
The Records Unit is responsible for data entry of incident reports, arrests, citations,traffic collisions, towed vehicles, field contacts and warrants. This includes the maintenance, dissemination and security of all documents to include processing,storing, scanning, retrieving and releasing documents to appropriate government and law enforcement agencies, and the public. This information is crucial to the investigative, arrest and judicial process.