2010 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 7 - Arrest
Part 2 - Uniform Law on Fresh Pursuit
40-7-203 - Power of officers from other states to arrest.
40-7-203. Power of officers from other states to arrest.
(a) Any member of a duly organized state, county or municipal peace unit of another state, who enters this state in fresh pursuit, and continues within this state in that fresh pursuit, of a person in order to arrest the person on grounds that the person is believed to have committed a felony in that other state, shall have the same authority to arrest and hold the person in custody as has any member of any duly organized state, county or municipal peace unit of this state to arrest and hold in custody a person on the ground that the person is believed to have committed a felony in this state.
(b) This section shall not be construed so as to make unlawful any arrest in this state which would otherwise be lawful.
[Acts 1939, ch. 146, §§ 1, 3; C. Supp. 1950, §§ 11546.2, 11546.4 (Williams, §§ 11546.1, 11546.3); T.C.A. (orig. ed.), §§ 40-812, 40-813.]
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