[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Spring Garden 12-31-1974 by Ord. No. 31; amended in its entirety 12-14-1994 by Ord. No. 94-5 (Ch. 1, Part 4, of the 1994 Code). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established a Police Department for the Township of Spring Garden. The appointment of police officers by the Board of Commissioners shall be subject to any applicable civil service provisions in the law.
[Amended 8-12-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-05]
The Police Department of the Township of Spring Garden shall be composed of a Chief of Police, who shall be the chief executive of the Police Department. Subordinate to the Chief of Police in the Police Department, the following classifications are hereby established: Sergeant and patrolman, or any such other classification which the Board of Commissioners from time to time shall deem it appropriate and necessary to create. The priority of authority among such subordinate classifications shall be in the order listed. The number of persons to serve in each of such subordinate classifications, on a full-time and/or part-time basis, shall be as determined by the Board of Commissioners from time to time by resolution.