DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Town police departments. Specifies that laws concerning police and fire employment policies apply to towns and townships. Provides that a statute concerning the appointment of a police chief or deputy police chief applies to a town that does not have a town marshal system. Allows a town that has a board of metropolitan police commissioners to establish a police merit system. Specifies that the residency requirements in a law concerning police employment policies do not apply to a town police department with a board of metropolitan police commissioners.