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2.1.3 APPOINTMENT OF ACTING CHIEF OF POLICE

The Edmonton Police Commission (Commission) is responsible for the appointment of the Chief of Police for the City of Edmonton and delegates the appointment responsibility for Acting Chief of Police to the Chief of Police.

Guidelines:

  1. The Chief of Police will, when not available to provide supervision or direction, appoint a Deputy Chief of Police as Acting Chief of Police to assume these duties.
  2. When a Deputy Chief of Police is not available to assume these duties, the Chief of Police will appoint any eligible individual from the Service as Acting Chief of Police as long as this individual is deemed a police officer as defined under the Police Act.
  3. The Chief of Police will notify the Chair of the Commission when these appointments are made.

References:

  1. Police Act, RSA 2000, c P-17

 

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