[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Clifton Heights 10-10-1961 by Ord. No. 388 (Ch. 1, Part 8, of the 1988 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
A Police Department is hereby established in and for the Borough of Clifton Heights.
The Chief of Police shall be the chief executive of the Police Department. He shall, under the direction of the Mayor, be in charge of the police force and have supervision over its members in the exercise of their powers, duties and authority.
Subordinate to the Chief of Police, in the Police Department, the following classifications are established hereby: Lieutenant, Sergeant and patrolman, or those of such classification to which Council shall at any specific time have appointed one or more police officers. The priority of authority among such subordinate classifications shall be in the order above listed. The number of persons to serve in each of such subordinate classifications, on a full-time and/or a part-time basis, and the compensation of each shall be as determined by the Borough Council from time to time.
Nothing herein contained shall affect the authority of the Mayor to appoint special policemen during emergencies.