[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Española as Ch. 62, Art. II, of the Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Personnel policies — See Ch. 86.
The purpose of this chapter is to provide the City with an alert and well-trained police force, free from any and all political control or domination, and to provide tenure and an adequate wage scale for the members of the Police Department.
There is hereby created a department of the City which shall be known as the "Police Department."
The City Police Department shall be composed of the Chief and such number of members and other personnel as may be established by the City Council from time to time.
The Manager and Chief of Police shall, from time to time, schedule such training for Department members and personnel in modern police practices as they shall deem advisable.