Borough of Cresskill, NJ
Bergen County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Cresskill 2-6-2002 by Ord. No. 02-35-1243. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire Department — See Ch. 30.
Personnel policies — See Ch. 49.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 60.
Article I General Provisions

§ 53-1 Establishment.

§ 53-2 Headquarters.

§ 53-3 Retention and release of records.

§ 53-4 Enforcement of law.

§ 53-5 Legal defense furnished by Borough.

§ 53-6 Rules and regulations.

§ 53-7 Furnishing members with copy of regulations.

§ 53-8 Members to sign statement concerning regulations.

§ 53-9 Outside employment.

§ 53-10 Outside employment restrictions.

§ 53-11 Police physician.

§ 53-12 Term of police physician.

§ 53-13 Compensation of police physician.

Article II Police Committee

§ 53-14 Appointment; composition.

§ 53-15 Duties; authority.

§ 53-16 Functioning procedure.

§ 53-17 General powers.

§ 53-18 Chain of command.

Article III Department Organization, Appointments and Promotions

§ 53-19 Composition.

§ 53-20 Executive and supervisory officer.

§ 53-21 Duties of Chief.

§ 53-22 Duties of Deputy Chief.

§ 53-23 Rank and seniority.

§ 53-24 Officer in charge of shifts.

§ 53-25 Powers and duties of ranking duty officer.

§ 53-26 Desk officer.

§ 53-27 Appointments to Department.

§ 53-28 Examination prerequisite for applicants.

§ 53-29 Qualifications of applicants.

§ 53-30 Oath of office required upon appointment.

§ 53-31 Probationary period for new patrolmen.

§ 53-32 Promotions.

§ 53-33 Special police.

Article IV Tenure, Compensation, Vacations and Disabilities

§ 53-34 Tenure.

§ 53-35 Compensation.

§ 53-36 Vacations.

§ 53-37 Applications for annual vacations.

§ 53-38 Holidays.

§ 53-39 Compensatory time off.

§ 53-40 Disability leave.

§ 53-41 Reporting disability to Chief.

§ 53-42 Computation of disability leave.

§ 53-43 Disabled members to remain at home or in hospital.

§ 53-44 Return from disability leave.

§ 53-45 Medical examinations required.

§ 53-46 Compensation while on disability leave.

Article V Dismissal, Charges and Penalties

§ 53-47 Intent.

§ 53-48 Causes for dismissal.

§ 53-49 Restrictions on dismissal.

§ 53-50 Complaints; time limit.

§ 53-51 Specific accusations; copies of complaints.

§ 53-52 Preliminary hearing by Police Committee.

§ 53-53 Formal hearing.

§ 53-54 Time of formal hearing.

§ 53-55 Power to issue subpoenas; failure to obey.

§ 53-56 Violations and penalties.

§ 53-57 Suspension; return of public property.

§ 53-58 Payment of back pay upon acquittal.

Article VI Detective Bureau

§ 53-59 Establishment.

§ 53-60 Assignment of officers and members to Bureau.

§ 53-61 Ranks; salaries and benefits.

§ 53-62 Commanding officer; supervision of Chief of Police.

§ 53-63 Responsibilities and authority of superior officer.

§ 53-64 Duties of officers assigned to Bureau.

§ 53-65 Action in extradition cases.

§ 53-66 Work schedules prepared by commanding officer.

Article VII Juvenile Bureau

§ 53-67 Establishment.

§ 53-68 Assignment of officers and members to Bureau.

§ 53-69 Ranks; salaries and benefits.

§ 53-70 Commanding officer; supervision of Chief of Police.

§ 53-71 Responsibilities and authority of superior officer.

§ 53-72 Duties of officers assigned to Bureau.

§ 53-73 Action in extradition cases.

§ 53-74 Work schedules.

Article VIII Special Duty Assignments

§ 53-75 Approval of Chief of Police or Deputy Chief.

§ 53-76 Assignments to be voluntary.

§ 53-77 Officers on duty; agreement; payment and costs.

§ 53-78 Work to be done within municipality; outside assistance.

§ 53-79 Special fund.

§ 53-80 Cancellation.

§ 53-81 Authority to terminate assignment.

§ 53-82 Insurance coverage.

§ 53-83 Conformance with agreement.