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All police officers are hereby appointed inspectors of licenses, and in addition to their several duties as police officers, are hereby required to examine all places of business and persons in their respective beats liable to pay a license, and to see that such licenses are taken out, and in addition to Deputy Tax Collectors shall have and exercise the power:
First, to make arrests for the violation of any of the provisions of Sections 75 to 160, inclusive, of this Article.
Second, to enter free of charge, at any time, any place of business for which a license is required by Sections 75 to 160, inclusive, of this Article and to demand the exhibition of such license for the current term by any person engaged or employed in the transaction of such business and if such person shall then and there fail to exhibit such license, such person shall be liable to the penalty provided for a violation of Sections 75 to 160, inclusive, of this Article.
It is hereby made the duty of the police officers to cause complaints to be filed against all persons violating any of the provisions of Sections 75 to 160, inclusive, of this Article.
Such police officers as such inspectors of licenses shall make out once a month a list of persons, firms or corporations carrying on business within their respective beats, and having no license, with their addresses, and deliver such list carefully and legibly written to the Tax Collector, and also report to the Tax Collector the names of all such doing business without a license immediately upon the fact coming to their knowledge.
Any police officer failing or neglecting for more than 30 days to report any person, firm or corporation who or which is engaged in carrying on business without having paid the required license, shall be guilty of neglect of duty, and be either suspended from duty or dismissed from the Police Force, in the discretion of the Police Commission.
The Chief of Police is hereby directed to carry into effect the provisions of this Section.