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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Westfield Police Chief David Wayman: Do As I Say, Not As I Do


     In another example of the double standard that exists with Westfield Police Chief David Wayman, subordinates were issued a new departmental general order today.  Read the order below.
    This order might cause some subordinates to question Chief Wayman's "extra long" lunch breaks with his secretary, lunch breaks where they have disappeared from the police department for hours.
     Chief Wayman has always been a "Do as I say, not as I do" kind of hypocrite.
WESTFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT – GENERAL ORDER
GENERAL ORDER: 2016 -05
NO. OF PAGES: 1
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 13, 2016
SUBJECT: Relieving of Officers at Extra Duty Jobs
ISSUING AUTHORITY: David C. Wayman, Chief of Police

Effective this date, the relieving of an Officer working an “extra duty” assignment by “on duty” Officers; so that the Officer working the “extra duty” assignment can make a “pickup” or leave his assignment for any other reason shall cease immediately.

Personnel working “extra duty” assignments shall be responsible to make their own arrangements for procuring food and drinks without utilizing “on duty” officers to stand-by their location, i.e. bring their lunch and drinks.

If the work crew breaks for lunch, the Officer assigned to that work site IS NOT excused from that location so that they may obtain lunch or take a break. The Officer’s responsibility is to ensure safety to the public which includes pedestrians and motor vehicles; this responsibility does not stop when a work crew is not actually physically working. Therefore, the Officer working an “extra duty” assignment shall remain on scene during the entire duration of the assignment and/or while the work crew is present. At no time shall an Officer leave their “extra duty” assignment unless exigent circumstances exist and therefore are ordered to do so.

If an Officer working an “extra duty” assignment must leave their post for a “personal” reason. That Officer will request a relief from the Watch Commander, if approved, when a relieving Officer arrives, the Officer working the “extra duty” assignment shall come to headquarters to address their “personal” issue. Upon arrival at headquarter the Officer shall notify the Watch Commander that they are present and upon completion, that Officer shall notify the Watch Commander that they are leaving headquarters and returning to their assignment.

35 comments:

  1. All I have to ask is what is he going to think of next?

    I wonder how many guys have resumes out to other agencies.

    The PD is on a fast downward spiral.

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  2. Downward spiral.

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  3. Chief Running KidneysFriday, October 14, 2016

    Boy does Zod have his head up his ass on this one for starters if the side job is at the far end of town would've it be more efficient if the officer used a closer establishment to relieve oneself. .....and when the officers are concluded and kissing rings for the blessing of being allowed to relieve themselves do they have to bring evidence of their relief? ???? I wonder which of Davie's inner circle screwed up..

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  4. How much more miserable is he going to make that department before someone (mayor, town council, town administrator) does something about it?!?!?!?!

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    1. They won't do anything about it. THEY put him in there, along with his "friend" up in Hoboken. He's made the department miserable at every rank he was given. Rats love rats, and he's got one in his own circle....hahahahahahahaha

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    1. ????????????

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    2. Hey Zod I have to go potty....

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  6. Where is the CRTU in all this?

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  7. Wayman is a criminal just like his mentor Barney Tracy.

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  8. I just don't understand why the town doesn't get rid of him? What's the process that the town officials are so fearful of?

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  9. If the town facilitates the removal of Westfield Police Chief David Wayman, it will be the third police chief, in a row, that Town Administrator Jim Gildea has appointed to police chief against the warnings of the rank and file as well as other professionals involved in the selection process.
    Gildea's first selection, as town administrator, was Bernard Tracy over Clifford Auchter. His next selection, when Tracy was forced out, was John Parizeau over C. Auchter.
    Parizeau, who initially did not want to be considered for police chief, suddenly became interested when Gildea realized that Auchter was his only other choice.
    Parizeau served the shortest tenure of any Westfield police chief and retired amidst turmoil, within the department, that he created.
    Wayman's ill-advised promotion to the rank of captain, when Bernard Tracy retired, placed him into the vacuum that would eventually have Gildea promote Wayman, over Auchter, to police chief when Parizeau left abruptly.
    What's interesting to note is that Gildea opened up a previous police chief promotional testing to lieutenants as well as the department's two captains but when Wayman became a captain, and was now in a position to become police chief, Gildea refused to allow lieutenants into the police chief selection proces essentially handing the police chief rank to Wayman.
    What do Bernard Tracy and Dave Wayman have on Mayor Skibitsky and Town Administrator Jim Gildea?
    Or, do town officials want a puppet with no intellect?
    Gildea and town officials have struck out twice with Tracy and Parizeau. They can't afford to strikeout a third time, in a row, with Wayman.
    The fact of the matter is, they won't admit publicly that they made another mistake in selecting Wayman as Westfield's police chief, especially when they were warned not to.
    Privately, Mayor Skibitsky and other town officials have indicated their displeasure with Wayman.
    It's only a matter of time.

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  10. I believe Wayman turns 65 in 2031, who will retire from their position 1st, him or Mayor McCheese !

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    1. Considering that Jon Bramnick won't be leaving his state office for Skibitsky to fill, my guess is "not in the near future."
      Skibitsky's political aspirations in Trenton are on hold if Bramnick doesn't vacate his office to run for Governor.

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  11. If skibitsky and/or glidea don't want to admit to making a mistake of making a chief of police who has zero care for the officers under his command, then that's fine. Wayman makes mistakes routinely which he doesn't own and dismisses them as someone else's fault.

    The fact remains that he is still in charge of a department of 50 plus officers with no capability to rebuild morale.

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  12. Do I smell a vote of no confidence in the air?

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    1. It wouldn't be the first time. Disgraced Westfield Police Chief John Parizeau had a vote of "no confidence" by the rank and file.

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  13. Kelly from CranfordThursday, October 20, 2016

    Is sleeping with your secretary a violation of a departmental rule?

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  14. Of course it is unless you are ZOD

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  15. He writes a book that he follows and the book for everyone else, which he makes up as he goes along

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    1. How is that possible, he is illiterate.

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    2. Got the answers from the ceiling

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  16. Girlfriend KellyMonday, October 24, 2016

    Looks like the scumbags wife has finally seen the light and is making a move to boot his ass out.

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    1. What makes you say that Kelly?

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    1. Zod gets his answers from staring at the ceiling

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  18. In many cases it is very hard to see why there are officers sitting and watching construction, digging, etc. The fact that they are paid to sit and do nothing is mind-boggling. I would think they would just be thankful that they work in a town with such a huge number of side jobs since officers in many neighboring towns are not as fortunate. I surely don't blame these officers for doing nothing--on many of these jobs there is nothing to do and no reason at all for them to be there other than to bilk the ratepayer/taxpayer.

    It is interesting that when the DPW is doing jobs and even obstructing traffic, the town does not pay an officer to be on scene. I recently saw the DPW sewer truck at a manhole in the middle of North Ave and not an officer in sight. You can also close a secondary road for a block party and just put out a DPW barricade. The kids and families behind these barricades are considered safe enough. Yet, when a private company is digging or otherwise working in the roadway, officers are paid to watch them.

    I think the officers complaining about the rules should be happy that they have these plentiful side jobs. They should be thankful that the can make so much for working so little.
























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    1. You make some good points. However, when an officer works a "road job" while "off duty," he is working for a private company that pays for the cost of an officer that is necessary for traffic control. Anytime a private company is doing work in the road, they must have an officer present.
      The Westfield DPW is not a private company. Pothole repair, tree trimming, or other work done by the DPW comes out of the taxes Westfielders pay. The equipment, vehicles, salaries of the DPW are taxpayer funded.
      If a police officer is hired to accompany a DPW work detail, who pays for the officer......the Westfield taxpayer. That is why you won't see a police office working with the DPW.......the Mayor and Town Council don't want the extra expenditure.
      I don't think officers are complaining so much about Police Chief David Wayman's new rule so much as they see it as hypocritical on his part.
      He often "disappears' from his work for extended periods of time without accountability.
      All the officers working off-duty road jobs is the ability to use a bathroom or grab a lunch break just like on-duty officers are allowed.
      However, if an officer leaves an off-duty road job and it creates a hazard, then there has to be a replacement. The police chief's new rule makes it more difficult for an off-duty road job officer to just walk away for whatever reason.

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  19. It's the Zod butt buddies that screw it up for the guys and girls that do the job they are suppose to do

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    1. Hey Zod,
      Retire now before you go out in even more disgrace.....Moral is down, people are leaving, you wife has had it with you......retire and run.......

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  20. Hey Zod nice way to show respect to your retired people like not showing up at the party last night you really do suck

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  21. Hey think about this when WPD doesn't want to work those jobs because they need permission to do pee pee and the department has to go to outside agency for assistance does that mean that they have to play by Zod s silly rule

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