The Mayor shall nominate, and with the consent of the City Council, appoint three residents of such city or town who shall have the qualifications required by law to hold a municipal office therein and who shall constitute a board to be known by the name of "police commission" who shall hold office for three years. Members must be a resident or own property in the City of Kalispell.
This board assists the City of Kalispell in establishing a hiring process for the police force, and to examine all applicants for the police force. The board also serves as a grievance board for all matters related to discipline for all sworn police officers. The board was created by Montana Code Annotated, 7-32-4151, and Kalispell Municipal Code § 22-9 through § 22-11.