The Police Commission (PC) is created by State law and have specific powers established by State Statute. Only the PC has authority to hire, fire and discipline police officers. The City Council has the authority to create the positions, determine wages and benefits, establish working conditions but not infringe upon the rights of the PC. The PC is required to be an all citizen commission, appointed by the Mayor to five (5) year terms. For more information view the PC Rules of Procedure and Citizen Complaint Package.