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</p> <p>Page 1 of 1<br /> 67C.315 Application to chief, assistant chief, and officers above the rank of<br /> captain.<br /> (1) The provisions of KRS 67C.303, 67C.305, 67C.307, 67C.309, and 67C.319 shall<br /> not apply to the chief of police, assistant chief, and any officers above the rank of <br />captain of the consolidated local government police force. These officers shall be <br />appointed by the mayor and shall not be considered covered under the employment <br />protections of the merit board, except as provided in subsection (2) of this section.<br /> (2) Any officer originally covered by the provisions of KRS 67C.303, 67C.305,<br /> 67C.307, and 67C.309 who shall accept an appointment and qualify as chief of <br />police, assistant chief of police, or officer above the rank of captain shall be deemed <br />to have received a leave of absence from the classified service for and during his or <br />her service in either of these respective positions. Should any chief of police, <br />assistant chief of police, or officer above the rank of captain cease to serve in that <br />capacity, he or she shall be restored to the same classification and rank which he or <br />she held prior to the appointment without loss of seniority in grade. Any person not <br />covered by the provisions of KRS 67C.303, 67C.305, 67C.307, and 67C.309 when <br />appointed to the position of chief of police, assistant chief of police, or officer <br />above the rank of captain shall not be deemed to be part of the classified service and <br />shall not be placed in any classification or rank in the classified service when he or <br />she ceases to serve in that position unless he or she goes through the normal <br />qualification and classification procedures required by the board.<br /> Effective: March 18, 2003 <br />History: Amended 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 118, sec. 6, effective March 18, 2003. &#8212; Created<br /> 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 339, sec. 8, effective July 15, 2002. </p> <p>