The city marshal shall report in writing to the board of police commissioners, giving the facts regarding any deputy or special deputy marshal who shall neglect or refuse to perform any of his required duties or shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter. The accused shall be examined before the board of police commissioners and if in their judgment he is guilty of the violation, neglect or refusal complained of, he may be fined any number of days' pay not to exceed ten (10), or be suspended from the department any length of time not to exceed sixty (60) days or entirely, or both such fine, suspension and/or discharge to be at the discretion of the board of police commissioners. The provisions of this section do not apply to violations of section 5-1-8 of this chapter; such violations will be prosecuted as misdemeanors. (1972 Code)