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Art. 231. Close pursuit of person from another state; authority to arrest

A state, county, or city peace officer of another state of the United States who enters this state in close pursuit of a person and continues within this state in close pursuit to arrest him on the ground that he is reasonably believed to have committed a felony in the other state, shall have the same authority to arrest and hold the person in custody as has a peace officer of this state to arrest and hold a person in custody on the ground that he is reasonably believed to have committed a felony in this state.

This article shall not be construed so as to make unlawful any arrest in this state that would otherwise be lawful.

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Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp231

Art. 231. Close pursuit of person from another state; authority to arrest

A state, county, or city peace officer of another state of the United States who enters this state in close pursuit of a person and continues within this state in close pursuit to arrest him on the ground that he is reasonably believed to have committed a felony in the other state, shall have the same authority to arrest and hold the person in custody as has a peace officer of this state to arrest and hold a person in custody on the ground that he is reasonably believed to have committed a felony in this state.

This article shall not be construed so as to make unlawful any arrest in this state that would otherwise be lawful.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp231

Art. 231. Close pursuit of person from another state; authority to arrest

A state, county, or city peace officer of another state of the United States who enters this state in close pursuit of a person and continues within this state in close pursuit to arrest him on the ground that he is reasonably believed to have committed a felony in the other state, shall have the same authority to arrest and hold the person in custody as has a peace officer of this state to arrest and hold a person in custody on the ground that he is reasonably believed to have committed a felony in this state.

This article shall not be construed so as to make unlawful any arrest in this state that would otherwise be lawful.

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