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(A) The Police Department shall consist of a Chief of Police and regular police officers.
(B) No person shall be appointed or act as the Police Chief, or as a police officer unless such person has taken the oath required by state law, and has provided a bond, if required, in the amount as established by City Council, with corporate surety authorized to transact business in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and conditioned upon the performance of the duties specified herein and with the qualification set forth in division (C) below.
(C) Training and experience shall consist of any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform effectively the duties of the position.
(D) Subject to the authority of the Mayor and the City Administrator, the Chief of Police shall be responsible for the organization and operation of the Police Department of the city, and he shall supervise, direct and control the equipment and personnel thereof in the enforcement of all statutes, laws and ordinances.
(E) The compensation of the Police Chief and all police officers shall be in an amount to be established by City Council by ordinance in accordance with § 31.02.
(Am Ord. 1414-1995, passed 6-27-95; Am. Ord. 1642-2012, passed 10-9-12; Am. Ord. 1675-2014, passed 4-8-14)
Police Chief, § 31.42