Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 24 > Apr 30 1953

The chief of police and members of the department may be required to take an examination for their respective positions.  The City of Enumclaw may not employ more than two full-time paid police officers without having form of civil service for its police department.  The City of Enumclaw may not require the members of its police to take competitive examinations without establishing a civil service commission, pursuant to chapter 13 of the Laws of 1937, when it employs more than two full-time paid officers.