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Notwithstanding any other provision of law, persons designated by a local agency as litter control officers, vehicle abatement officers, registered sanitarians, and solid waste specialists, are not peace officers, may not exercise the powers of arrest of a peace officer, as specified in Section 836 , and shall not be authorized to carry or use firearms within the scope and course of their employment. These persons may, however, be authorized by the governing board of the particular local agency to issue citations involving violations of laws relating to abandoned vehicles and littering.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 830.12 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/penal-code/pen-sect-830-12.html
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