Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-4859 Page: 1 of 6
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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
ganorable John D. Reed, Commi
Bureau of Labor Statiatic
You have re
upon the above stated
request a statement a9
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Opinion ic. 9
Res Wheti or no , der the
facts a ted, Ukle
Policemen andJ trong
oyed by the li De-
art a t of the C / f
F W th are included
it t provisions of
Art le s c, Setion 7,
so Penal Code of 1925.
of this department
Iubmitted with your
v take the follow-
"Ordinari in Pe et me, approximate-
ly fifteen men v 63e cLd as as Rookies, but,
at the e nt tim a o many entering the
servic ,som fifty Ye me are listed as Rookies
On J e . the age ware raised from 36 to
50 ea, and l er ce was discontinued, and
me bod now us hiring a man, is to contact the
Chi o a olice an if vacancies exist, he talks
to th , d as . Curry expresses it, if they ap-
pear t ha odom sn sense, and are good clean
fellow, e giv them a job on a three months
basis.Th T a known as temporary officers, and
if prove up , their commit ion is renewed for
another three months, and so on up to two years.
The Rookie is not given a Commtiselon card by the
City of Fort Worth, but, by Chief of Police, and
is subject, without appeal, to dismissal by the
Chief of Police.
140 COMUteICATtON IS TO BE CONSTRUED A A DEPARTMENTAL OPINION UNLESS APPROVED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OR FtRST A 61ST vy
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-4859, text, 1942; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth262113/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.