Sec. 25-40. Fees not allowed police officers.
Notwithstanding the provisions of Code of Virginia, section 19-75, no court in this city shall in any case in which a fine is assessed for the violation of any law of this city, or any subdivision thereof, assess as a part of the cost of the case any fee for arrest, or as a witness, for the benefit of any police officer of the city; nor shall any such police officer receive any such fee. Any such police officer who accepts or receives any such fee shall be guilty of a class 4 misdemeanor and in addition the city manager may remove him therefor. But such officers are not prohibited from accepting or receiving rewards. (Code 1959, § 20-8)
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