83. A municipal police force shall be under the direction and command of a director of police.
The director of police shall be appointed for a term of at least five years, except where otherwise authorized by the Minister. Where the appointment is not to be renewed, notice must be given at least six months before the end of the appointment.
Where the position of director of police is vacant, the municipality shall appoint an interim director of police without delay.
The director general of a municipality shall have no authority over police investigations.
2000, c. 12, s. 83; 2001, c. 19, s. 15.