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(A) The Police Department shall be headed by a Chief of Police. The Chief of Police shall be appointed by the Administrator subject to the consent and approval of the Council. The Chief of Police and other members of the Police Department shall have such powers and duties as are provided by this Charter, by the legislation of Council, and the general laws of Ohio to the extent those laws are not in conflict with this Charter. The Chief of Police shall hire, appoint, promote, suspend, remove, or otherwise discipline any employee of the Department. The Chief of Police need not be an elector or resident of the Municipality.
(B) The Chief of Police shall be qualified by training or experience to carry out the power, duties, and functions of the office.