2016 Maryland Code
Public Safety
Title 3 - Law Enforcement
Subtitle 4 - Maryland Railroad Police Act
§ 3-406. Scope of appointment

MD Pub Safety Code § 3-406 (2016) What's This?

(a) In general. -- Each railroad police officer has all the powers granted to a peace or police officer.

(b) Limitation of powers. -- A railroad police officer may exercise the powers granted under this subtitle only if the railroad police officer:

(1) is on real or personal property owned, leased, operated, or controlled by the railroad company that employs the railroad police officer;

(2) is in fresh pursuit of a suspect;

(3) is requested or authorized to act by the executive officer or chief police officer of a county; or

(4) is ordered to act by the Governor.

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