[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Baldwin 9-6-1960 by Ord. No. 214. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pension funds; retirement — See Ch. 29.
A Police Department is hereby confirmed and reestablished in and for the Borough of Baldwin. The Chief of Police shall be the chief executive of the Police Department. He shall, under the direction of the Mayor, be in charge of the police force and have supervision over its members in the exercise of their powers, duties and responsibilities.
[Amended 4-29-1968 by Ord. No. 362; 2-19-1973 by Ord. No. 432; 8-20-1973 by Ord. No. 438; 6-18-2019 by Ord. No. 896]
There is hereby established in the Department of Police of the Borough of Baldwin the following divisions: the General Police Division; the Juvenile Division; the Narcotics Division; and the Traffic Division. The aforesaid divisions shall be subordinate to the Chief of Police. The classifications established by the Borough Council of the Borough of Baldwin, as amended by this section, shall be Deputy Chief of Police, Sergeant, Patrolman and Juvenile Officer. The number of persons to serve in each of said subordinate classifications and the compensation of each shall be determined by the Borough Council of the Borough of Baldwin from time to time.
Nothing contained herein shall affect the right of the Mayor to appoint special policemen during an emergency in which the safety and welfare of the Borough and the public is endangered.