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§ 12-802. County police duties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLocal GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Local Government (Refs & Annos)
Division III. Counties [Titles 9-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 12. Other Powers of Counties--Generally (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Local Government, § 12-802
Formerly cited as MD CODE, Art. 25, § 3
§ 12-802. County police duties
Scope of section
(a) This section applies to all counties except:
(1) Anne Arundel County;
(2) Baltimore City;
(3) Baltimore County;
(4) Cecil County;
(5) Charles County;
(6) Howard County;
(7) Prince George's County;
(8) Queen Anne's County;
(9) Wicomico County; and
(10) Worcester County.
Application of other sections
(b) The provisions of §§ 9-105 and 9-106 of this article apply to an act, an ordinance, or a resolution adopted by a commission county under this section.
County police duties and compensation
(c) The governing body of a county may:
(1) provide for the appointment of the county police;
(2) establish the duties of the county police;
(3) set the compensation of the county police; and
(4) appoint a special commission or commissioner to be in charge of the county police.


Added by Acts 2013, c. 119, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Local Government, § 12-802, MD LOCAL GOVT § 12-802
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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