1. A person employed and compensated as a member of the police department of the Nevada
System of Higher Education, when appointed pursuant to subsection 1 of NRS 396.325 and duly sworn, is a peace officer, but may exercise the officer’s power or authority
(a) Upon the campuses of the Nevada System of Higher Education, including that area
to the center line of public streets adjacent to a campus;
(b) When in hot pursuit of a violator leaving such a campus or area;
(c) In or about other grounds or properties of the Nevada System of Higher Education;
(d) Except as limited by subsection 2, in accordance with interlocal agreements entered
into with other law enforcement agencies.
2. An interlocal agreement between the police department for the Nevada System of
Higher Education and other law enforcement agencies may allow a peace officer of the
police department of the Nevada System of Higher Education to exercise the officer’s
power or authority:
(a) On any public street that is adjacent to property owned by the Nevada System of
(b) On any property that is consistently used by an organization whose recognition
by the Nevada System of Higher Education is a necessary condition for its continued
(c) On any property that is rented or leased by the Nevada System of Higher Education
for an event that is approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education.
(d) For mutual assistance specifically agreed upon with the other law enforcement
agencies that are parties to the interlocal agreement.
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