Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 2.2
Capitol Police for Public Buildings

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-2.2-1

§ 12-2.2-1. Appointment of capitol police.

The director of public safety may appoint qualified persons to act as “capitol police officers,” who shall be members of the state classified service. Upon appointment of an officer, the director shall issue to the person a license to act as a capitol police officer and the license shall, in the courts of this state, be evidence of the validity of the appointment of the person named and of his or her authority to act as a capitol police officer at any of the buildings or grounds within the jurisdiction of the division of public buildings as assigned by the chief of public buildings.

History of Section.
P.L. 1974, ch. 252, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 100, art. 9, § 4.