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City of New Haven, MO
Franklin County
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[CC 1984 §19.120; Ord. No. 367 §§1, 4, 2-5-1973]
There is hereby created the office of Chief of Police who shall be appointed to serve a term of one (1) year or until his/her successor be duly appointed and qualified. Said appointment shall be made by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Aldermen. Any person so appointed shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and qualified as a commissioned peace officer under the provisions of Chapter 590, RSMo.
[CC 1984 §19.130]
The Chief of Police shall perform all duties required of a City Marshal for a Fourth Class City as set forth in the laws and Statutes of the State of Missouri and the ordinances of the City of New Haven, Missouri.
[CC 1984 §19.140]
No person shall be appointed Chief of Police who at the time of appointment shall be in arrears for any unpaid City taxes or forfeiture or defalcation in office.
[CC 1984 §19.220]
The Chief of Police shall at the expiration of his/her term of office or at the time of his/her resignation or removal from office make a full and complete settlement with the Board of Aldermen, accounting for all monies collected or handled by him/her during his/her term of office and the Chief of Police shall also account for such funds to the City Treasurer. Upon the Police Chief's failure to make the accountings required by this Section within five (5) days of the date vacating office, his/her bond shall be declared forfeited and an action may be instituted for the collection of the penalty thereof.