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3.20.050 Subordinate Officers.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 136814, 138453 and 159113, effective October 23, 1986.) The Deputy Chiefs, Captains and other ranks or grades of police within the Bureau of Police shall possess like power and authority as the Chief of Police with respect to peace officer powers, except as herein provided. The Chief of Police shall have control over the Deputy Chiefs, Captains and all other employees of the Bureau of Police when they are on duty, and shall see that the City ordinances and rules, orders and regulations for the government of the police force are observed and enforced. He/she shall have power to recommend for suspension to the Commissioner In Charge any subordinate officer, member or employee for a violation of the same as prescribed by the Civil Service rules.