Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 2.1
Special Police for Private Institutions

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-2.1-5

§ 12-2.1-5. Continuing powers of state and local police.

Appointment of special police officers under this chapter shall in no way limit the powers, authority, and responsibility of state police and police of the various cities and towns to enforce state law and municipal ordinances on property owned by the educational institutions employing the special police officers. The division of state police and city and town police shall assist the special police officers in matters relating to the detention and arraignment of prisoners for court. The special police officers shall submit reports concerning an arrest to the department processing the arrest, whether the division of state police or the police in the city or town in which the educational institution is located.

History of Section.
P.L. 1971, ch. 194, § 1.