2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 17 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 4 - ARREST OF PERSONS
ARTICLE 2 - ARREST BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS GENERALLY
§ 17-4-24 - Duty of law enforcement officers to execute penal warrants; summoning of posses

O.C.G.A. 17-4-24 (2010)
17-4-24. Duty of law enforcement officers to execute penal warrants; summoning of posses


Every law enforcement officer is bound to execute the penal warrants given to him to execute. He may summon to his assistance, either in writing or orally, any of the citizens of the neighborhood or county to assist in the execution of such warrants. The acts of the citizens formed as a posse by such officer shall be subject to the same protection and consequences as official acts.

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