2019 New York Laws
EXC - Executive
Article 11 - Division of State Police
226 - Employment of State Police in Towns, Villages, Police Districts.

Universal Citation: NY Exec L § 226 (2019)

§ 226. Employment of state police in towns, villages, police districts. 1. The governing board of any police district provided for under article fourteen-a of the town law or of any town or of any village, may from time to time respectively contract upon behalf of said district, town or village with the superintendent of state police upon behalf of the state for the regular assignment of state police to said district, town or village upon the following terms and conditions: The superintendent of state police shall detail such number of state police officers as shall be agreed upon to such district, town or village for a period of one year; the pay, maintenance and other expenses of such detail for a period of one year shall be computed by the superintendent of state police with the approval of the state comptroller pro rata upon the total cost of the pay, maintenance and similar expenses of the whole department; before such contract shall take effect the governing board of said district, town or village shall deposit to the credit of the division of state police in a depository to be designated by the state comptroller with proper sureties, one half the sum of money so computed and upon the first day of the sixth month during the continuance of said contract shall likewise deposit the remainder of said sum; the superintendent of state police, upon audit of the comptroller, shall draw upon said depository for the pay, maintenance and other expenses of said detail when due; said detail shall have all the powers and duties and shall remain at all times under the authority and discipline of the superintendent of state police as provided for state police assigned to regular duty under this article.

2. The superintendent of state police is authorized to appoint temporarily to the regular force provided for in this article, troopers, non-commissioned officers and officers to fill the places of those detailed under such agreements. In police districts the money to be deposited as required hereunder shall be provided for as authorized under article fourteen-a of the town law as added in nineteen hundred and twenty; in towns and villages the money so deposited shall be raised by taxation.


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