2013 Mississippi Code
Title 63 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
Chapter 9 - TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS PROCEDURE
§ 63-9-19 - Compensation of peace officers for services in traffic violation cases


MS Code § 63-9-19 (2013) What's This?

The collection of fees for the performance of services in making arrests in traffic violation cases and taking the accused before the court for trial or to jail awaiting trial shall be restricted to that peace officer who performs such services, and, if performed by a highway patrolman, shall not be compensated. No peace officer accompanying a highway patrolman in the performance of such duties shall receive any compensation.

No peace officer shall be compensated for attending court in traffic violation cases wherein a plea of guilty is entered unless said peace officer was the arresting officer.

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