Town of Weston, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Weston as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Board of Police Commissioners — See Ch. 18, Art. IV.
[Adopted 3-26-1975 (Ch. 9, Art. II, of the 1981 Code)]
There is hereby created the Town Police Department.
The Police Department is established pursuant to the provisions of the Town Charter and the General Statutes of the state.
The Police Department shall be under the supervision and control of the Board of Police Commissioners in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 18, Article IV, Board of Police Commissioners.
The Police Department shall be responsible for the preservation of the public peace, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, regulation of traffic, protection of the rights of persons and property and the enforcement of the laws of the state, the ordinances of the Town and all rules and regulations made pursuant thereto.
All members of the Police Department, except clerical personnel and personnel without law enforcement responsibilities, shall have the same powers and duties with respect to the service of criminal process and the enforcement of criminal laws as are vested in police officers by the General Statutes of the state and all of the powers and duties imposed by law on constables, except as otherwise provided by the rules and regulations of the Police Department.