Board of Fire & Police Commissioners

Members

Randy Burnside
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Kerry Braswell
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Gerald Edwards
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Harvey Welch Jr. (Chair)
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Herman Williams

About

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is responsible for:

  • Administering entry-level police and fire examinations
  • Administering promotional police and fire examinations
  • Holding hearings of appeal on the suspension, removal or discharge from duty any member of the Police Department or Fire Department
  • Recommending candidates for hire to the City Manager
  • Serving as an appeal board from any disciplinary action taken by the City Manager
  • Upholding, reversing or modifying the action of the City Manager

Composition

  • Five members appointed by the Mayor with consent of the Council
  • Chairman elected by other members of the Board