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

      Section: 52:17B-9.2: Jurisdiction; duties and responsibilities

           a. The jurisdiction of the State Capitol Police Force shall cover all State Capitol grounds, adjoining parks, court rooms, jury rooms and assembly areas, and may be extended by the Governor to such other buildings and grounds owned, leased or used by the State and the adjacent and surrounding grounds and areas to and between such grounds as he may deem necessary to perform the duties set forth herein. Nothing herein shall be construed to prohibit the assignment, from time to time, of other personnel to perform specific police duties as the Governor may deem necessary to maintain law, order and decorum on said State buildings and grounds.

b. The duties and responsibilities of the State Capitol Police Force shall include:

(1) Maintenance of law, order and decorum on all State grounds as enumerated above;

(2) The protection and policing of all areas used by the members of the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary, and the rendering and performing of services necessary to the proper, convenient and efficient performance of said members' duties at, around, and between State grounds as set forth herein, and the offices used by members of the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary; and

(3) Attaining such standards of training and competence as may be set by the Superintendent of State Police with the approval of the Attorney General.

L.1977, c. 135, s. 2, eff. July 1, 1977.

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

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