2021 Georgia Code
Title 42 - Penal Institutions
Chapter 5 - Correctional Institutions of State and Counties
Article 2 - Wardens, Superintendents, and Other Personnel
§ 42-5-34. Powers of Arrest of Wardens, Superintendents, and Deputies

Universal Citation: GA Code § 42-5-34 (2021)

Wardens and superintendents shall have authority to deputize any person in their employ. Wardens, superintendents, and their deputies are legally constituted arresting officers, with or without warrants, for the purpose of arresting persons violating Code Sections 42-5-14 through 42-5-18. Any person resisting arrest shall be dealt with as the law directs for resisting an officer.

(Ga. L. 1961, p. 45, § 1; Ga. L. 1986, p. 1170, § 1.)

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