AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL POLICE FORCE IN THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF AGAWAM.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court
assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. The mayor of the city known as the town of Agawam may
appoint such special police officers for the city as he deems necessary for the
safety and protection of the citizens of the city.
SECTION 2. Special police officers shall have the same power to make
arrests and to perform other police functions as intermittent police officers
and shall be subject to the same training requirements as intermittent officers.
SECTION 3. Special police officers shall be appointed for a term to be
determined by the mayor, subject to removal by the mayor with the recommendation
of the chief of police. Special police officers shall be sworn before the city
who shall keep a record of all such appointments.
SECTION 4. Any person who has served in the capacity as a permanent
full time police officer in the city, and who has retired or resigned under
honorable conditions, shall have the right to appointment as a special police
officer under this act.
SECTION 5. Special police officers appointed under this act shall not
be subject to chapter 31 of the
SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage.