Board of Police Commissioners
The Board of Police Commissioners shall have general management and
supervision of the Police Department of the town and of the property and equipment
used in connection therewith, shall make all needful regulations for the government
thereof not contrary to state or local law and may prescribe suitable penalties
for the violation of any such regulation, including suspension or removal
from office of any officer or member of such Police Department, subject to
Article IX of the Town Charter, including the personnel rules and regulations
approved by the Town Council pursuant thereto. Such Board shall have the sole
power of appointment, promotion and removal of the officers and members of
such Police Department, subject to such personnel rules and regulations as
adopted by the Town Council pursuant to Article IX of the Charter for such
purpose; such appointees shall hold office during good behavior and until
removed for cause upon written charges and after hearing. Police officers
and constables in the Town of North Branford shall have all such authority
with respect to the service of criminal process and the enforcement of the
criminal laws as vested by the General Statutes in police officers and constables.
For purposes of this chapter, "members" of the Police Department shall include
police officers, dispatchers, the Canine Control Officer and the secretary
to the Chief of Police.
Current members of the Police Commission are David Palumbo, Chairman; John Landolfi, Vice Chairman; John Pollock, Clerk; Tony Catapano and David Hall.
Liaison for Commission: Marie Diamond