Editor's Note — Ord. No. 85-1875, §§1-4, previously contained in Title I, was repealed by Ord. No. 86-1905.
[Ord. No 86-1924, §1, 11-17-86; CC 1988 §2-128; Ord. No. 94-2147 §§1 — 2, 6-13-1994; Ord. No. 2005-2674 §1, 5-24-2005]
The Police Department shall consist of the following classifications: Chief of Police; Captain; Patrol Lieutenant; Detective Lieutenant; Patrol Sergeant; Detective Sergeant; Detective; Patrol Corporal; Patrol Officer; Chief Dispatcher; Dispatcher; and Code Enforcement Officer; Animal Control Officer. The Chief of Police, subject to approval of the City Manager, shall establish job descriptions for Police Department personnel.
The Chief of Police will establish procedures for and will appoint regular Police Officers subject to approval of the City Manager
[Ord. No. 2005-2674 §1, 5-24-2005]
The Chief of Police shall establish procedures for and will appoint Reserve Police Officers subject to the approval of the City Manager.
[Ord. No. 86-1924, §4, 11-17-1986; CC 1988 §2-131; Ord. No. 99-2393 §§1 — 2, 6-8-1999; Ord. No. 2005-2661 §1, 3-22-2005]
The Chief of Police shall establish and implement procedures to fill vacancies within the Police Department, consistent with sound personnel practices, to identify and select the best person for the position. The selection procedures shall determine the relative qualifications, fitness and ability of the person(s) tested to perform the duties as specified in the job description for such rank or position.
[Ord. No. 86-1924, §5, 11-17-1986; CC 1988 §2-132]
A member of the Police Department may be removed in accordance with the provisions of Section 130.530 of this Code.
[Ord. No. 93-2120 §§1 — 2, 8-30-1993; Ord. No. 97-2299 §1, 11-11-1997]
All newly hired Peace Officers shall be certified by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Commission prior to being hired.