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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 001 : CITY OF BARRE

Subchapter 005 : DEPARTMENTS AND BOARDS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 1, § 505)
  • § 1-505. Established

    The City Council may establish a Police Department for the City subject to control and supervision of the City Manager and may, by ordinance, determine of what officers and members of the Department may consist, prescribe the time and modes of their appointment and removal, define their powers, duties, and periods of service, fix their compensation, and make such other regulations regarding their conduct and government as the City Council may deem expedient. All police officers shall have authority to serve anywhere within the State and return processes in criminal causes returnable within the State, and for such duties shall be allowed the fees provided by law to sheriffs for similar services, which fees shall belong to the City and be paid into the City Treasury, whenever such police officers shall be under pay from the City. The police officers shall have the power of constables in all matters arising under the criminal and police laws of the State and the police regulations of the City. Such officers shall not serve civil process. (Amended 2007, No. M-5, § 6, eff. April 13, 2007.)