New Jersey Law Reports Volume 87

New Jersey Law Reports Volume 87

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...the policemen and firemen of municipalities from political interference and to confer a fixed tenure of ofiice during good behavior and efiic-ien(-_'. Various acts of this character will be found in Pomp. i'tal.. p. 21:62 ct seq. passiin, and there are many others. The act of 1913 uses the words "police department" and "police force" interchangeably. It mentions the police department in boroughs, not as something that ma_v or may not exist. depending on whether or not it has been established by municipal action, but as something existing in every borough as inherent in its statutory organization. So that in every borough a police department, in the absence of any organizing ordinance, should consist of the mayor as the principal peace officer (section 10) and the marshals as the "policemen of the borough" section 14). Otherwise there would seem to be no statutory provision for paying the marshals unless their pay could be charged to incidental expenses (section 729). But the position of prosecutor is stronger than this. The stipulated state of facts shows that Bradley Beach has a duly organized police committee, composed of three members of the borough council_. This committee has a chairman and it supervises the work of the marshals of the borough, assigning them to their hours of duty. shifts, beats. &'c. Subject to the general powers of the council. the coinmittee has sole power in the management of the marshals of the borough. It is not stated whether this committee is organized by ordinance, but as it is conceded that it is "duly organized," we assume that such organization was by ordinance, no other method being pointed out in the act. 'hatever method was pursued, it is...
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123681925X
  • 9781236819253