2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:156-1 - Peace Officer In Fresh Pursuit May Arrest Anywhere In State

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:156-1 (2016) What's This?

2A:156-1. Peace officer in fresh pursuit may arrest anywhere in state
Any peace officer of this state in fresh pursuit of a person who is reasonably believed by him to have committed a high misdemeanor in this state or has committed, or attempted to commit, any criminal offense in this state in the presence of such officer, or for whom such officer holds a warrant of arrest for a criminal offense, shall have the authority to arrest and hold in custody such person anywhere in this state.

L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.

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