(a)    The office of Acting Chief of Police is hereby created, which position shall be exempt from the classified service. Such Acting Chief of Police shall have and exercise the powers and duties provided for the Chief of Police by the City Charter and the ordinances of the City, and by general laws of the State not in conflict with the City Charter, during the absence or incapacity of the Chief of Police, or in case of a vacancy in such office. Such appointment shall be by the Mayor and the term thereof shall be at the Mayor's pleasure, and if such appointment is made from the Police Department, the same being temporary, it shall not be deemed to be in the nature of a promotion and shall not affect the civil service status of the appointee.
   (b)    The salary of the Acting Chief of Police shall be determined by Council.
(Ord. 4-43. Passed 3-23-43.)