Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is responsible for:

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

Composition:

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

Terms:

  • Three-year term

Members of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners are:

 Harvey Welch Jr. (Chair)
 Kerry Braswell

 Gerald Edwards

 Don Barrett
 Herman Williams

 

 

 
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