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Arkansas Code Title 12. Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Affairs § 12-63-202. Police officers--Appointment, etc.

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(a)(1) The Adjutant General, as custodian of military reservations identified in § 12-63-201, may designate and appoint one (1) or more employees as a police officer or officers for each military reservation, who are peace officers under the laws of this state.

(2) The police officers appointed under this section shall have all the powers provided by law for city police, county sheriffs, and state police officers, to be exercised as required for maintaining the peace, order, the regulation of traffic, and the security of state and federal property on the following:

(A) The military reservation;  and

(B) Other real property that:

(i) Adjoins a military reservation;

(ii) Is owned, leased, or is otherwise under the legal control of an instrumentality of the United States or an instrumentality of the State of Arkansas;  and

(iii) The Adjutant General of the State of Arkansas has undertaken to provide with police or security services.

(b) All police officers appointed pursuant to this subchapter shall meet the standards and qualifications established by the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training created by § 12-9-103.

(c) The Adjutant General shall have the authority to remove such employee or employees from the execution of such designated duties at his or her pleasure, and the termination of employment as a police officer shall forthwith terminate all peace officer authority of such person.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 12. Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Affairs § 12-63-202. Police officers--Appointment, etc. - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-12-law-enforcement-emergency-management-and-military-affairs/ar-code-sect-12-63-202/


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