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(a) Pursuant to KRS 82.082, 83A.060, and other applicable law, the board of commissioners hereby adopts and establishes rules and regulations governing the police and fire departments of this city, which shall include provisions for the control of the property and equipment assigned unto those departments.
(b) It shall be the duty of the chiefs of the police department and fire department to develop and recommend to the board of commissioners proposed rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures for the conduct of the affairs of their respective departments, and to, from time to time as deemed necessary, present to the board proposed amendments thereto.
(c) The board shall make, promulgate, adopt, and approve such rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures, and shall from time to time as is necessary make amendments thereto; and these rules, regulations and standard operating procedures shall govern the conduct and operations of the police and fire departments. The rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures may be adopted and enacted by municipal order rather than by inclusion in their entirety in ordinance form.
(Ord. No. 1316, § 2, 6-14-83)