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A. Appointment: The Chief of Police shall be appointed by the Mayor subject to the approval of the Council. He shall hold office for the duration of his appointment unless sooner removed by the Mayor with a concurrence of the Council.
B. Rank: The Chief of Police shall be the head of the Department and have supervision over all the officers and members thereof. The Chief of Police may, with the approval of the review board, appoint such reserve police officers as may be required from time to time.
C. Powers and Duties:
1. Duties of Chief: The Chief of Police shall keep such records and make such reports concerning the activities of his Department as may be required by statute or by the Mayor. He shall be responsible for the performance of the Police Department and of its functions and all persons who are members of the Police Department shall serve subject to his orders.
It shall be the duty of the Chief of Police to see to the enforcement of all provisions of this City Code and of all applicable statutes and to preserve order and prevent infractions of the law and arrest violators thereof. He shall have authority to call upon any citizen or bystander to assist him in the execution of his duty. He shall serve all processes issued to him and enforce all orders and judgments of the court.
2. Stolen Property: The Chief of Police shall have the custody of all lost, abandoned or stolen property recovered within the Municipality. (Revised Code 1958; 1990 Code)