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It shall be the duties of said police commissioners, to appoint such police officers, constables and superior officers as they may in their judgment deem necessary, and fix their compensation, who shall devote their whole time to their said duties and who shall not be engaged or engage in any other business or occupation, or hold any other state, county or municipal office; all of who shall be appointed by the police commissioners, and who shall serve during good behavior and while competent to discharge the duties of the office. The police commissioners shall have authority to remove any officer at any time for just cause and after due hearing, which cause shall be specified in the order of removal. [A-103] The police commissioners shall have full power to make all rules for the government of the police force and to enforce said rules. The said commissioners shall have full and complete care and control of all lands and buildings thereon, used and erected for the use of the police department; and whenever the same shall cease to be used for said purpose, they shall revert to the care and control of the city. All buildings erected, altered, remodeled, or changed, for the use of the police department shall be constructed and made under the joint direction of the commissioners and the land and buildings committee of the board of aldermen; and no building shall be erected, altered, remodeled, or changed, unless the plans thereof have been previously submitted to the board of police commissioners and approved by it, and upon completion thereof they shall be and continue in the sole control and care of the commissioners. [A-104]
About the Commission
The Police Commissioners shall have full power to make all rules for the government of the police force and enforce said rules. They shall appoint police officers, constables and superior officers; shall remove any officer at any time for just cause and after due hearing; shall have full and complete care and control of all lands and buildings use by the police department.