The Board of Police Commissioners of the Village of Pontoon Beach, Illinois derives its power and authority from an act of the General Assembly entitled, "Division 2.1 Board of Police Commissioners," Chapter 65 5/10-2-1 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes.
The Pontoon Beach Police Commissioners are an independent board appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Trustees to act as a non-political body for the following:
Application Process for Probationary Officers
Promotional Process for Police Officers
Hearing of Charges, Removals, Suspensions, and Discharges for Police Officers