Section 21. Police.
   The Town Council shall have power to appoint a police force, to consist of a Chief of Police or Chief Marshal and number of policemen as the good government of the Town may require, who shall hold their office during the term of the Council appointing them and until their successors are appointed.  The Chief of Police or Marshal shall give bond in the sum as the Town Council may require for the faithful performance of the duties imposed by law and the ordinances of the Town, and to faithfully account to the Town for all monies that may come into his hands from fines, penalties, and the like.  It shall be the duty of the Chief of Police to attend the Mayor's Court when in session, and report at times as the Council may require, not less than once in each week, to the Mayor any violations of law or ordinances of the City, to collect all fines and penalties imposed and pay them to the Town Treasurer, and to execute the orders and judgments of the Mayor’s Court; to see that the laws and ordinances of the Town are enforced, and do other things as may be required of him by the Council.  The Chief of Police and all members of the force shall have all the power and authority vested in sheriffs and constables for the preservation of the peace of the Town by suppressing disturbances and apprehending offenders.  They shall execute all the processes directed to them by the Mayor or others, and in the execution thereof shall have all the powers which sheriffs and constables have.  The Chief and members of the police force shall take an oath before the Mayor for the faithful performance of the duties by law and ordinances. (Pr. Laws 1905, C. 26, Sec. 17; Am. Ord. 2017-006, adopted 5-15-17)