Section 64. The colonel may, at the request of the director of civil defense, appoint employees of the civil defense agency as special state police officers. Such special state police officers shall serve for one year, subject to removal by the colonel, shall receive such training as the colonel shall direct and shall have the same power to make arrests as the state police of any criminal offense committed in or upon lands or structures located in the town of Framingham within the charge of said director. Such officers shall report to the colonel as to their official acts at such times and in such manner as he may require. They shall serve without compensation, other than their regular compensation as employees of said agency.