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    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-9.1: State capitol police force; reconstitution in department of law and public safety; members; powers; oath

           The State Capitol Police Force created pursuant to R.S. 52:20-25 is hereby reconstituted in the Department of Law and Public Safety under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of State Police.

The State Capitol Police Force, as reconstituted, shall consist of the present members of said force with such officers of rank and grade as the Superintendent, with the approval of the Attorney General, shall designate. The officers of the force shall possess all police powers as other police officers, subject to the rules of the Division of State Police.

Each member of the State Capitol Police Force shall take an oath that he will well and truly serve the State of New Jersey as an officer of the State Capitol Police Force, which oath shall be filed with the Secretary of State.

L.1977, c. 135, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1977.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.

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