§ 33.02  DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF.
   (A)   The position of Deputy Police Chief is created.
   (B)   Individual police personnel from any rank of sworn, full-time officers of the police department having at least five years of full-time service as a police officer in the department shall be eligible to serve in the position of Deputy Police Chief.
   (C)   The Chief of Police is authorized and directed to establish the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Police Chief.
   (D)   The Chief of Police is charged with the responsibility of preparing standards, methods and procedures for determining the qualifications of the police personnel eligible for the position of Deputy Police Chief.
   (E)   The Chief of Police is authorized to appoint within the department a maximum number of two positions of Deputy Police Chief.
   (F)   An officer appointed to the position of Deputy Chief shall be an exempt rank immediately below that of the Chief of Police and shall serve at the discretion of the Chief of Police. If removed from the position, the officer shall revert to the rank held immediately prior to appointment to the Deputy Chief position.
   (G)   Nothing herein contained is intended to otherwise alter the duty and authority of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
(Ord. 491, passed 5-19-76; Am. Ord. 776, passed 3-4-81; Am. Ord. 817, passed 2-3-82; Am. Ord. 878, passed 3-7-84; Am. Ord. 2736-00, passed 2-16-00)