§ 66-15Requirements for promotion; incentive payments.
§ 66-16Adoption of rules.
Commencing January 1, 1976, and thereafter, no member of the Police Department shall be eligible for promotion unless he has completed 15 credits as hereinafter defined.
Commencing January 31, 1978, and thereafter, no member of the Police Department shall be eligible for promotion to any rank unless he has completed 60 credits as hereinafter defined.
Commencing January 31, 1979, and thereafter, no member of the Police Department shall be eligible for promotion to any rank unless he has been awarded an associate degree in police science in an accredited school of higher education, except the position of Director of Public Safety or higher officer, which shall require a bachelor's degree in police science or police administration. In addition, the Director of Public Safety and any officer at the rank of Sergeant or higher officer must become a resident of Riverside Township within 90 days after his appointment as Director of Public Safety, Sergeant or higher officer of Riverside Township.
The Township of Riverside will pay in the form of an incentive increment $20 for each credit obtained while attending a program of police science leading to an associate degree in criminal justice/law enforcement to a maximum of 62 credits as identified and within the limits of Directive Number Sixteen published and adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Riverside.
The Riverside Police Manual of Rules and Regulations, as revised and amended as of May 1, 1998, shall govern the daily operation of the Riverside Police Department. Said manual may be revised, amended and/or supplemented from time to time by the Chief of Police and the Township Administrator, and said revisions, amendments and/or supplements shall become effective upon adoption of a resolution by the Township Committee approving the same.