2013 Maryland Code
TRANSPORTATION
§ 22-106 - "Police officer" defined


MD Transp Code § 22-106 (2013) What's This?

§22-106.

(a) In this title, “police officer” means:

(1) Any uniformed police officer; or

(2) Any civilian employee of the Department of State Police or of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Force assigned to enforce this title or any rule or regulation adopted under this title, but only while acting under written authorization of the Secretary of State Police.

(b) (1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2) of this subsection, any police officer shall have the authority to enforce this title and any rule or regulation adopted under it.

(2) A civilian employee of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Force shall have the authority stated in paragraph (1) of this subsection only if the individual is:

(i) Acting under the immediate direction and control of a uniformed police officer; and

(ii) Certified by the Department of State Police to enforce this title and any rule or regulation adopted under it.

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