Chapter 21 POLICE*
Section 21-20 Duties of members, generally.
(a) Any police officer who has completed the basic police
training program required by state
statute shall have the authority to respond to an emergency situation outside the city limits.
(b) It shall be the duty of each member of the police department
to protect the life and property
of all persons in the city and to obey punctually the orders of the chief thereof; and all the
members thereof shall, to the best of their ability, preserve order, peace and quiet throughout the
(Code 1964, § 7.195; Ord. No. 11370, § 1, 2-2-87)