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  70.835.  Formation of major case squads authorized. — 1.  The governing body of any political subdivision and the board of police established by section 84.020 and the board of police commissioners established by section 84.350 may by ordinance, order, or other ruling agree to cooperate with one another in the formation of a major case squad for the purpose of intensive professional investigation of a certain individual crime which may occur in their general geographical area.

  2.  Expenses of a major case squad may be paid by the individual political subdivisions and by the board of police established by section 84.020, or by the board of police commissioners established by section 84.350.

  3.  The major case squad shall operate and be activated upon the request of the county sheriff or police chief of the political subdivision where the crime occurred.

  4.  Notwithstanding other provisions of law to the contrary, whenever any peace officer is duly authorized as a member of a major case squad, he shall have the power to arrest anywhere within this state.  This power shall only be exercised during the time the peace officer is an active member of an active major case squad and only within the scope of the investigation on which the squad is working.

  5.  Prior to the initiation of a major case squad investigation in a political subdivision other than where the crime occurred, a member of the major case squad shall notify the chief law enforcement officer of the political subdivision in which the investigation is to be conducted, or a designated agent thereof.


(L. 1986 S.B. 450 § 20, A.L. 1987 S.B. 372)

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