Sec. 20-21.  Officers.

 

(a)   Three (3) of the members shall be elected by popular vote of all members of the police reserve unit for the posts of captain (president), platoon sergeant (secretary), and platoon sergeant (treasurer).  The election shall be held at the regular business meeting in the month of November and elected officers shall take office on January 1, at 12:01 a.m., and shall hold these posts for a period of one year.  Any elected officer shall be entitled to succeed himself in office.

 

(b)   The post of lieutenant shall be appointed by the chief of police and he shall serve in that post at the discretion of the chief or until his resignation from the reserve or at his request.

 

(c)   The captain shall be in charge of all regular and special meetings of the reserve and accept full responsibility for the carrying out of all duties of the reserve.  The lieutenant shall be second in command and shall work hand in hand with the captain in an advisory capacity.  The sergeant (secretary) shall be responsible for the keeping of the minutes of all regular and special meetings of the reserve.  The minutes shall become the property of the reserve.  He shall further command one platoon of reserve when activated.  The sergeant (treasurer) shall be responsible for the keeping of all books, business records and accounts of the reserve.  The treasurer shall present all books of accounts of the police reserve for audit at the end of each year or in the event of resignation. 

 

Source:  Code 1962, §§ 6-9-2, 6-9-3 (A)--(C)