(A)   The Marshal of the Town of Chandler is hereby authorized, subject to the annual salary ordinance and appropriations restrictions, to employ up to 12 police reserves pursuant to I.C. 36-8-3-20.
   (B)   Police reserves shall be known as deputy marshals or patrol officers, as designated by the Town Marshal.
   (C)   All police reserves shall be subject to the same background check before employment as a regular member of the Department. All reserves shall receive training by the Office of the Marshal in criminal law, traffic law, firearms, patrol procedure and the Department's operating procedures.
   (D)   No reserve officer shall be assigned alone to patrol duty until the officer has been deemed qualified by the Town Marshal. The requirement of this section may be waived on a case-by-case basis by the Marshal if he or she does so in writing, setting out the need for the waiver.
   (E)   Compensation paid to police reserves is deemed compensation as defined by I.C. 36-8-3-20.
(Ord. 1989-11, passed 11-6-1989)