§ 70.03  POWERS AND DUTIES OF POLICE DEPARTMENT.
   Officers of the Police Department are authorized and directed to direct all traffic by voice, hand, or signal in conformance with traffic laws when the volume of vehicular traffic warrants the necessity of police aid; provided, however, in the event of a fire or other emergency or to expedite traffic or safeguard pedestrians, officers of the Police Department may direct traffic as conditions may require notwithstanding the provisions of the traffic laws.
('60 Code, § 16-9)  (Ord. passed 4-6-59)