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     7-32-239. Special services officers -- authorization -- role. (1) Special services officers:
     (a) are subordinate to full-time law enforcement officers;
     (b) must be supervised by a law enforcement officer;
     (c) shall complete specialized training and must possess specialized skills required by the chief law enforcement administrator; and
     (d) may be authorized by the chief law enforcement administrator to carry a weapon while on assigned duty only upon successful completion of training in the laws and procedures governing use of force and upon demonstration of proficiency with that weapon.
     (2) A local government may authorize special services officers only on the orders and at the direction of the chief law enforcement administrator of the local government.

     History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 82, L. 1999.

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