Will Tate, Civil Services Commission chairman presented vital testing information to some Helena-West Helena City Council members Monday night. Tate stated that the mission of the CSC is “to establish and implement rules and regulations to insure equitable treatment in hiring, promotions and disciplinary fashions for uniformed officers in the police and fire department in accordance to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.” 

 

Will Tate, Civil Services Commission chairman presented vital testing information to some Helena-West Helena City Council members Monday night. Tate stated that the mission of the CSC is “to establish and implement rules and regulations to insure equitable treatment in hiring, promotions and disciplinary fashions for uniformed officers in the police and fire department in accordance to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.” 
According to Tate, the CSC approved an emergency clause to hire officers on a temporary basis, to improve the performance of the police department contingent upon taking and passing the entry-level exam.
Police Chief Uless Wallace reported that all emergency hires passed the Civil Service test. Tate stated that the Commission has the results from the testing for possible full-time officers that the police department requested.