The Office of the Chief of Police handles the day-to-day operations of managing the Police Department. It is primarily responsible for the overall management and direction of the police department, which includes several divisions. In addition, the Chief's Office is responsible for liaison with other City departments, elected City officials, governmental and private sector agencies, and various community and neighborhood organizations.
The Department's local and regional recruiting activities are conducted by the Special Operations Division-Community Services Officer(s), Administrative Division, Training Division, and City of Peoria Human Resources Department. The Department conducts a variety of activities at colleges and universities. Police representatives attend job fairs, make special presentations to classes, and develop relationships with institutions offering police-related fields of study.
Administration is responsible for formulation and administration of the budget. They are also responsible for crime analysis, multi-year planning, manpower allocation analysis, systems analysis, contingency planning, grant formulation and administration, and production of annual reports. Grant administration, budget processing (both operating and capital improvement) and auditing are also the responsibility of Administration.
Fiscal Affairs is responsible for the centralization of the department's payroll and assisting in the department's budgeting process. Fiscal Affairs is also responsible for ordering, maintaining, and distributing the department's central supplies and processing all account payable vouchers.