The members each serve a 3-year term of appointment, however the terms of service are staggered in order that a term expires every year.
A member of the police commission can be a republican, democrat, or independent, however there can be no more than 2 members of the same party affiliation on the board at any time.
About the Commission
The primary purpose of the Police Commission is to serve as a policy setting board and disciplinary authority.
The Police Commission approves the various policies and standard operating procedures that govern the actions of a police department.
The members are responsible for hearing all cases of officer misconduct and administering disciplinary actions ranging from suspensions to demotions and terminations.