3-17-4. Notice and hearing on removal of law enforcement officer.

Proceedings for the removal of any such officer may be commenced either by the Governor on the Governor's own motion, or on written complaint of any citizen of the state, filed with the Governor. Written notice of the time and place fixed for the hearing of the complaint, together with a copy thereof, must be personally served on the officer at least ten days before the hearing.

Source: SL 1917, ch 281, § 2; RC 1919, § 7011; SL 1923, ch 248; SDC 1939, § 48.0203; SL 2023, ch 3, § 20.