Rules and Regulations for the Government of the Police Department of the City of Boston

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 172 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF BOSTON. The police department of the city of Boston consists of the police commissioner, appointed by the Governor, or an acting police commissioner, a secretary, a police force and clerks, matrons and other employees, all appointed by the police commissioner. The police commissioner for the city of Boston has established the following rules and regulations for the government and discipline of the police department and for the conduct of other persons, not members of the police department, in so far as the affairs of such persons are subject to his lawful authority. He may alter, amend, revoke or add to these rules and regulations. In their application to the police department it is to be understood that these rules do not cover all cases which may arise, and that when found to be incomplete or apparently not adapted to particular emergencies they must be supplemented and interpreted by individual members with intelligence and discretion. The establishment of these rules and regulations shall not affect any punishment or penalty incurred under any previously existing rule, regulation or order, and the provisions of these rules, so far as they are the same as those of existing rules or orders, shall be construed as a continuation thereof, and not as new rules. RULE 1--REFERENCES AND ABBREVIATIONS. 1. In these rules and regulations, unless otherwise specifically defined, the terms "Department," "Commissioner" and "Rules" shall be held to mean respectively the police department of the city of Boston, the police commissioner or the acting police commissioner for the city of Boston, and the rules and regulations of the police department; "G. L." shall mean the "General Laws"; "St.," "Statute"; "c," ...

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