The commission was expanded to five (5) members at a town meeting held on October 21, 1992.
The five (5) unpaid members are appointed for overlapping three (3) year terms. Meetings are held monthly,
or at the request of the Chairman, or a majority of the members.
The Board is charged with the organization, general management and control of the Police Department. It is also responsible for appointing a Chief of Police and the police officers. It has complete control and management of all apparatus, equipment and buildings owned and used by the town for police purposes, and subject to the approval of the Board of Selectmen, purchases and equipment for said department.