The board [boards] of county commissioners of those counties which operate juvenile detention homes shall have the power and authority to appoint and employ such personnel as they may deem necessary to provide supervision, education, maintenance, training, discipline and subsistence for persons detained therein and to administer and maintain the juvenile detention home facility.   

  History: 1953 Comp., § 42-6-13, enacted by Laws 1976, ch. 42, § 7.