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.