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Rs 13:2163 Sheriff, Constables, And Deputies; Powers Of Peace Officers; Exemption From Liability

§2163. Sheriff, constables, and deputies; powers of peace officers; exemption from liability

A. The sheriff for the parish of Orleans and his deputies, are hereby granted the

powers of peace officers when carrying out the duties of the court, and are authorized to

require incarceration of the subject involved in any of the city, parish or state prisons,

precinct stations, or houses of detention in the parish of Orleans. They shall be exempt from

liability for their actions in the exercise of this power in the same manner and fashion as

liability is excluded generally for peace officers of this state and political subdivisions.

B. The constables of the First and Second City Courts of New Orleans and their

deputies are hereby granted the powers of peace officers when acting under the direction and

control of the constables and when carrying out the duties of the court, and are authorized

to require incarceration of the subject involved in any of the city, parish or state prisons,

precinct stations, or houses of detention in the parish of Orleans. They shall be exempt from

liability for their actions in the exercise of this power in the same manner and fashion as

liability is excluded generally for peace officers of this state and political subdivisions.

Added by Acts 1964, No. 381, §1; Acts 2015, No. 461, §2, eff. July 1, 2015.

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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
Democratic
1-225-342-4404
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802

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