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AGO Opinions with Topic: RIGHT OF MAYOR TO REMOVE, DEMOTE OR APPOINT THE CHIEF OF POLICE WHERE SUCH CITY HAS ADOPTED FIREMEN OR POLICE CIVIL SERVICE
AGO 1951 No. 035 >  May 7, 1951
SECOND CLASS CITIES - RIGHT OF MAYOR TO REMOVE, DEMOTE OR APPOINT THE CHIEF OF POLICE WHERE SUCH CITY HAS ADOPTED FIREMEN OR POLICE CIVIL SERVICE
SECOND CLASS CITIES ‑- RIGHT OF MAYOR TO REMOVE, DEMOTE OR APPOINT THE CHIEF OF POLICE WHERE SUCH CITY HAS ADOPTED FIREMEN OR POLICE CIVIL SERVICE
The mayor of a second class city which has adopted either or both the firemen's and/or police civil service laws has no power to remove or demote the chief of the fire department and/or chief of police, and his right to appoint is limited to the eligibility lists as provided in such laws.
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