(b) The Sheriff of Kent County shall receive an annual salary equal to 80% of the
annual salary of the State's Attorney for Kent County.
(c) At the discretion of the County Commissioners of Kent County, the Sheriff shall
receive county-owned automobiles as may be necessary to operate the Sheriff's department.
(d)(1) The Sheriff shall appoint a chief deputy sheriff, or the managerial equivalent,
(i) Receive a salary of at least $8,000; and
(ii) Serve at the pleasure of the Sheriff.
(2) The Sheriff may not refuse to reappoint a deputy sheriff without just cause.
(e) The Sheriff and the Sheriff's deputies shall be paid allowances as the County
Commissioners may deem necessary.
(f) The County Commissioners:
(1) May authorize additional deputies as necessary; and
(2) Shall set their compensation at the time of their appointment.
(g)(1) The County Commissioners may authorize the Sheriff to appoint as part-time
deputies individuals employed in specific plants, schools, hospitals, institutions,
business enterprises, and land development tracts situated within the county.
(2) Part-time deputies appointed under paragraph (1) of this subsection:
(i) Are limited to service only within the particular facility where they are employed;
(ii) May not be compensated by the county for their services.
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