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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1874
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pay of a policeman shall be eighteen dollars per week,
payable semi-monthly ; and in case the board shall ap-
point detective policeman, they are hereby authorized

Pay of the men

and empowered to do so if they think fit, to the num-


ber of ten, said detectives shall receive each the sum of


twenty dollars per week, payable semi-monthly, and


they shall not be allowed to follow any other busi-


ness or profession, but shall devote their whole time


to the discharge of their duty as detectives; the offi-


cers of police shall be paid semi-monthly, and their

Salaries of the

pay shall be as follows : the Marshal shall receive


twenty-five hundred dollars per annum; the Deputy


Marshal shall receive two thousand dollars per an-


num; each Captain twenty-two dollars per week;


each Lieutenant twenty dollars per week; each Ser-


geant nineteen dollars per week; each Turnkey fif-


teen dollars per week ; the salary' herein provided


for the officers of police, policeman and detectives,


shall continue as long as they hold a commission, or


until a change shall be made by act of the General


Assembly, and it shall be part of the duty of the


Captains, Lieutenants, and Sergeants, whenever a po-


liceman, officer of police or detective is absent from


duty, to report such absence to the board and the


cause of the same, and if said report shows that said


absence is on account of sickness, such report shall


be prima facie evidence of such sickness; and if any


officer of police, policeman or detective, shall absent


himself from duty under plea of sickness, when he


is not sick, such a plea or absence shall be official


misconduct for which said officer shall be discharged


by the said Board of Police Commissioners if they


shall deem proper so to do.


SEC. 816. And be it enacted, That the Board of


Police Commissioners shall cause to be kept by their

Keep record of

clerk aforesaid, a full report of their proceedings,


and also cause all their receipts and disbursements


of money to be faithfully entered in books to be pro-


vided for that purpose, and said books, journals,
and all other documents in the possession of said

Report to Gen-
eral Assembly.

board shall always be open to inspection by the Gen-


eral Assembly of Maryland, or any committee ap-


pointed by it for that purpose ; and it shall be the


duty of the said board to report to the General As-


sembly at each regular session, or as may hereafter


be directed by said General Assembly, the number



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