[Adopted 11-24-1980 by Ord. No. 21 of the 1980 Code]
The Town of Old Saybrook, in accordance with the authority granted by C.G.S. § 7-274, does hereby establish a Board of Police Commissioners for the purpose of organizing and maintaining a Police Department in said Town.
Said Board shall consist of five electors, all of whom shall be resident taxpayers of said Town, shall serve without compensation, shall be sworn to the faithful performance of their duties, and shall be reimbursed for their actual expenses incurred in the performance of their duties from the Town treasury.
Said members of said Board shall be elected in accordance with the provisions of C.G.S. § 9-201, but pending the next biennial Town election members of said Board shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen to serve until their successors shall have been elected at such biennial election and shall have qualified to serve. Said Board of Police Commissioners shall have all of the powers bestowed upon such Commission by C.G.S. § 7-276.