TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-2
Railroad, Steamboat, and Bridge Police

SECTION 12-2-1


§ 12-2-1 Commissioning of special police – Revocation of commission.

The governor may from time to time, upon the application of any common carrier of passengers, or of the director of transportation, commission for an indefinite term one or more persons designated by that common carrier or the director of transportation who, having been duly sworn, may act at its expense as police officers upon the premises used by it in its business and upon its cars, vessels, and bridges. The commission may be revoked by and at the pleasure of the appointing or any succeeding governor, by certifying the revocation to the secretary of state, who shall notify the common carrier or the director of transportation upon whose application the commission was issued.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 107, § 1; P.L. 1902, ch. 972, § 1; C.P.A. 1905, § 1119; P.L. 1908, ch. 1555, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 128, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 134, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 615, § 1; P.L. 1951, ch. 2847, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 12-2-1.)