[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Elmsford 12-3-2007 by L.L. No. 7-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Constables — See Ch. 16.
Editor's Note: This local law passed at referendum at a special election 2-7-2008. It also provided that it would supersede any inconsistent provisions of Unconsolidated Law § 5711-q.
This chapter is enacted pursuant to the provisions of § 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
The position of Commissioner of Police is hereby established in the Village of Elmsford.
The Commissioner of Police shall be appointed by the Mayor subject to approval by the Board of Trustees and shall serve at the pleasure of the Board.
The Commissioner of Police shall have at least the qualifications and experience specified by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Elmsford.
The Mayor and Board of Trustees shall, on an annual basis, fix the compensation for the position.
The Commissioner of Police shall be the head of the Village of Elmsford Police Department and responsible for its day-to-day operations. The Commissioner of Police shall appoint all officers and members thereof as vacancies in the Police Department occur and remove officers and members as shall be necessary in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.
The Commissioner of Police shall promulgate and enforce rules and regulations governing police discipline, practices and procedures for the administration of the Police Department and for the discipline and efficiency of the police force. The rules and regulations shall be approved by the Board of Trustees before becoming effective. The Commissioner of Police shall have authority to administer oaths and take evidence, affidavits and acknowledgements in all proceedings relating to the Department.