2021 California Code
Penal Code - PEN
PART 2 - OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
TITLE 1 - OF THE PREVENTION OF PUBLIC OFFENSES
CHAPTER 2 - Of the Intervention of the Officers of Justice
Section 697.

Universal Citation: CA Penal Code § 697 (2021)
697.  

Public offenses may be prevented by the intervention of the officers of justice:

1. By requiring security to keep the peace;

2. By forming a police in cities and towns, and by requiring their attendance in exposed places;

3. By suppressing riots.

(Enacted 1872.)

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