Town of Mamaroneck, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mamaroneck as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Ethics — See Ch. 17.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 26.
Summonses — See Ch. 40.
Traffic Violations Bureau — See Ch. 45.
[Adopted 10-16-1974 by L.L. No. 2-1974 (Ch. 59, Art. I, of 1975 Code)]

§ 32-1 Escort service available.

The Police Department of the Town of Mamaroneck, New York, shall provide escort service to any business or industry within its jurisdiction at the request of said business or industry in the transportation of money or other valuables within the town.

§ 32-2 Direction and scheduling.

[Amended 7-17-1996 by L.L. No. 14-1996]
The service shall be provided as scheduled and directed by the Police Commissioner.

§ 32-3 Fee.

[Amended 7-17-1996 by L.L. No. 14-1996; 8-17-2011 by L.L. No. 8-2011]
The fee to be paid to the Town of Mamaroneck for each such escort service shall be as set forth in § A250-1. All fees for such escort service shall be paid to the Town Comptroller of the Town of Mamaroneck, New York.

§ 32-4 Exemption.

The fee above stated for such escort service shall not apply to charitable or other not-for-profit corporations or similar associations, for which such escort service there shall be no charge.
[Adopted 5-3-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law repealed former Article II, Administration, adopted 10-3-1984 by L.L. No. 5-1984, as amended.

§ 32-5 Purpose.

The purpose of this Article shall be to provide for the efficient administration of the Police Department of the town.

§ 32-6 Board of Police Commissioners.

The Town Board hereby establishes a Board of Police Commissioners which shall consist of the Town Board. The Supervisor shall Chair the Board of Police Commissioners.

§ 32-7 Powers and duties of Board of Police Commissioners.

The Board of Police Commissioners shall have all of the powers and duties granted to a Board of Police Commissioners under Chapter 104 of the Laws of 1936, as amended, except to the extent those powers or duties are otherwise delegated to the Chief of Police by this Article.

§ 32-8 Powers of Chief of Police.

A. 
The Chief of Police shall hire, discipline and promote members of the Department, establish departmental rules and regulations and be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Department, all subject to approval by the Board of Police Commissioners and all other applicable laws governing such activities.
B. 
In carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Department, the Chief of Police shall have reasonable discretion to take such actions as are necessary to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Department, in a manner consistent with accepted police practices; provided, however, that fundamental policy changes, including those which should properly be included in Department rules and regulations, shall be subject to the restrictions contained in Subsection A of this section.
C. 
The Chief of Police shall periodically and not less than quarterly report to the Board of Police Commissioners personally on the status of the Police Department and its personnel.
D. 
Except as to the discipline of the Chief of Police, all formal departmental disciplinary charges shall be brought by the Chief of Police, subject to the requirements of applicable law. All such charges shall be heard by a hearing officer appointed by the Board of Police Commissioners. In the case of discipline of the Chief of Police, such charges shall be brought by the Board of Police Commissioners and shall be heard by a hearing officer appointed by the Board of Police Commissioners.
E. 
In all other instances, the Board of Police Commissioners shall be granted all the powers and duties granted to a Board of Police Commissioners under Chapter 104 of the Laws of 1936, as amended.

§ 32-9 Inconsistencies with state law.

It is the purpose and intent of this Article to supersede Chapter 104 of the Laws of 1936, as amended, as it relates to the powers and duties of the Chief of Police and the Board of Police Commissioners. The Town Board, pursuant to the authority granted to the Town Board by the Municipal Home Rule Law, may supersede such a special act of the legislature, and to the extent that such special act of the legislature is inconsistent with this Article, then Chapter 104 of the Laws of 1936, as amended, is hereby superseded.

§ 32-10 Applicability of other laws.

In all other respects, the Police Department of the Town of Mamaroneck shall be governed by applicable law.