(1) In accordance with the provisions of Section 19-19-2, there shall be a competent number of constables in each county of the state.
(2) The board of supervisors shall furnish each constable with at least two (2) complete
uniforms and with some type of motor vehicle identification which clearly indicates
that the motor vehicle is being used by a constable in his official capacity. A constable shall, at all times while on official duty, wear his uniform and, when
in his vehicle, clearly display his official motor vehicle identification required
to be furnished pursuant to this subsection. In addition, the board of supervisors shall provide each constable with a blue flashing
light which the constable shall affix to his motor vehicle at all times while using
such motor vehicle on official duty. The design of such uniforms, the design of such motor vehicle identification and
the type of such flashing blue light shall be prescribed by the Board on Law Enforcement
Officers Standards and Training in order that all constables within the state shall
be similarly equipped.
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