Section 11-43-55

Establishment, organization, etc., of police force.

Except as otherwise provided in this title, the council shall have power to establish a police force and to organize the same under the general supervision of the chief of police, and to provide one or more station houses and to require all things necessary for the maintenance of an efficient police department.

(Code 1907, §1192; Code 1923, §1908; Code 1940, T. 37, §429; Acts 1961, No. 666, p. 910, §4.)