2012 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 12 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 12-7 - Arrest
Chapter 12-7-19 - Arrest after close pursuit by officers from cities or towns.


RI Gen L § 12-7-19 (2012) What's This?

§ 12-7-19 Arrest after close pursuit by officers from cities or towns. – Any member of a duly organized municipal peace unit of another city or town of the state who enters any city or town in close pursuit and continues within any city or town in such close pursuit of a person in order to arrest him or her on the ground that he or she has violated the motor vehicle code in the other city or town shall have the same authority to arrest and hold in custody the person as members of a duly organized municipal peace unit of any city or town have to arrest and hold in custody a person on the ground that he or she has violated the motor vehicle code in any city or town.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 191, § 1.)

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