City of Lower Burrell, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lower Burrell 7-13-1998 by Ord. No. 6-1998; amended in its entirety 2-8-2016 by Ord. No. 2-2016. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 65-1 Position of Chief of Police.

There may be a position of Chief of Police. He shall be chosen in the manner, at the time and for the term prescribed by law. He shall be the head of the Police Department. He shall perform the duties required of him by the several Acts of Assembly relating to his office and such law enforcement duties as the Mayor shall require of him. He shall serve as such officer until his successor is appointed and qualified. He shall receive a salary as determined by agreement between himself and the City Council.

§ 65-2 Position of Lieutenant.

There may be Lieutenants in the Police Force, not to exceed two, who shall perform the duties required of him as prescribed by law, and as the Mayor shall require of him. He shall serve as such officer until his successor is appointed and qualified. He shall receive a salary as determined by the contract or agreement entered into annually by the City and the Wage and Policy Committee of the City of Lower Burrell Police Department, or as established by any applicable arbitration ward in accordance with the several Acts of Assembly relative thereto. He will be appointed in accordance with the civil service provisions of the Third Class City Code, as amended.

§ 65-3 Position of Sergeant.

There may be Sergeants in the Police Force, not to exceed five, who shall perform the duties required of him as prescribed by law, and as the Mayor shall require of him. He shall serve as such officer until his successor is appointed and qualified. He shall receive a salary as determined by the contract or agreement entered into annually by the City and the Wage and Policy Committee of the City of Lower Burrell Police Department, or as established by any applicable arbitration award in accordance with the several Acts of Assembly relative thereto. He will be appointed in accordance with the civil service provisions of the Third Class City Code, as amended.

§ 65-4 Position of Patrolman.

There may be Patrolmen, not to exceed 11, who shall perform the duties required of him as prescribed by law, and as the Mayor shall require of him. He shall serve as such officer until his successor is appointed and qualified. He shall receive a salary as determined by the contract or agreement entered into annually by the City and the Wage and Police Committee of the City of Lower Burrell Police Department, or as established by any applicable arbitration award in accordance with the several Acts of Assembly relative thereto. He will be appointed in accordance with the civil service provisions of the Third Class City Code, as amended.

§ 65-5 Intent.

It is intention of the Mayor and Council in adopting this chapter that the position of Chief of Police shall be considered as part of management for any and all matters involving labor relations.