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All examinations shall be impartial, fair, and practical and designed only to test the relative
qualifications and fitness of applicants to discharge the duties of the particular employment
which they seek to fill. No question in any examination shall relate to the political or religious
convictions or affiliations of the applicant. All applicants for positions of trust and responsibility
shall be specially examined as to moral character, sobriety, and integrity, and all applicants for
position requiring special experience, skill, or faithfulness shall be specially examined in respect
to those qualities. It shall be the duty of the chief of the police department and of every employee
to act as an examiner or assistant examiner, at the request of the commission, without special
compensation therefor. The members of the commission collectively or individually may act as
examiners or assistant examiners.
History: (1933-56) 1929 c 299 s 9