Section 38631

The legislative body of a city may delegate to either the chief of police of the city or the city manager the authority to:


Appoint one or more police officers.


Appoint additional police officers when he or she deems it necessary for the preservation of the public order.


Original source: https://­leginfo.­legislature.­ca.­gov/­faces/­codes_displaySection.­xhtml?lawCode=GOV&sectionNum=38631.­ External link icon (last accessed December 5, 2016).