Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

Phoenix City Charter Chapter III Sec 4

Was the Charter Violated?

“Neither the Council nor any of its Members shall direct or request the appointment of any person to, or his removal from, office by the City Manager or by any of his subordinates, or kin any manner take part in the appointment or removal of officers and employees in the administrative service of the City.  Except for the purpose of inquiry, the Council and its Members shall deal with the administrative service solely through the City Manger and neither the Council nor any Member thereof shall give order to any subordinates of the City Manager, either publicly or privately.  Any Member of the Council violating the provisions of this section, or offering a resolution or ordinance in violation of this section, shall be removed form office as in the Charter elsewhere provided.”

CLICK HERE to view the e-mail chain expressing concerns with regard to City politicians who are possibly trying to exert influence over a criminal investigation.

Listen Now! to commentary aired on the Mike Broomhead show on KFYI on Oct. 19, 2010.