2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:38-29 - Warning and arrest of vagrants or habitual truants
18A:38-29. Warning and arrest of vagrants or habitual truants
The attendance officer shall examine into all violations of this article, shall warn any child violating any of the provisions of this article and the parent, guardian or other person having charge and control of the child of the consequences of the violation if persisted in, and shall notify such person in writing to cause the child to attend school within five days from the date on which notice is served, and regularly thereafter. The attendance officer shall have full police power to enforce the provisions of this article and may arrest without warrant any vagrant child or habitual truant or any child who is habitually incorrigible or who is vicious or immoral in conduct or illegally absent from school.