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The police department shall be organized and the officers thereof shall be appointed and shall function as provided by the rules and regulations and subject to the control of the board of fire and police commissioners 1 and as may be otherwise provided by ordinance.
A. Deputy Policemen: The president of the village may in times of peril, danger, riot or pestilence, or apprehension thereof, and at all conflagrations and during any public election or celebration or unusual congregation of the people in the village, appoint for a specified time as many deputy policemen as he may deem necessary, and during the term of such service, such deputy policemen shall possess all the duties of regular policemen of the village.
B. Special Policemen: The president, by and with the advice and consent of the board of trustees, may appoint any number of special policemen whenever he deems necessary, which appointment shall be effective for one year or less, at the pleasure of the board of trustees. (1987 Code)
1. See title 2, chapter 1 of this code.