The Chief of Police shall be a person of proved executive and administrative ability, with experience and training in law enforcement. Subject to the direction and control of the Mayor, the Chief of Police shall be responsible for the supervision and administration of the Police Department, and shall require of all police officers the proper discharge of their duties. He shall see to the protection of property and the preservation of peace, order and public safety throughout the City, and to that end he shall cause all violators of the City ordinances and of general law to be apprehended and brought to trial before the Municipal Court or other proper tribunal. Under the direction of the Mayor, he shall also perform such other duties as may be required of him by this Charter, by general law or by City ordinances or order of the Mayor not inconsistent with this Charter or with general law.