City of East Orange, NJ
Essex County
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[Adopted 2-2-2015 by Ord. No. 4-2015[1]]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Art. X, Police Citizens Advisory Council; Police Director, adopted 8-18-2003 by Ord. No. 11-2003 (Ch. 65 of the 1980 City Code), as amended.
The Board of Police Commissioners is hereby abolished effective upon the appointment of a Police Director. The powers and duties of the Board of Police Commissioners shall be subsumed by the municipality as set forth in the Charter, applicable statutes and this chapter.
Subject to the provisions of Chapter 25 of this Code, and under the authority, direction and supervision of the Department of Public Safety, there shall be a Division of Police, the head of which shall be the Chief of Police.
The Chief of Police shall have control and general supervision and direction of the Division of Police for the investigation, detection, enforcement and prevention of Title 39 and Title 2C of the New Jersey Statutes, as well as the provision of safe protection of the persons and property of the City from criminal activity, as well any other authority granted by this or any other applicable law of the State of New Jersey.
The Chief of Police shall be directly responsible to the Public Safety Director for the efficiency and day-to-day operations of the Police Division.