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THE FOURTH CLASS CITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 215 of 1895

92.1 Policemen; watchmen.

Sec. 1.

The council of any city may provide, by ordinance, for a police force and for the appointment by the mayor of such number of policemen and nightwatchmen as they may think necessary for the good government of the city and for the protection of the persons and property of the inhabitants; and may authorize the mayor to appoint special policemen from time to time, when in his judgment the emergency or necessity may so require.


History: 1895, Act 215, Eff. Aug. 30, 1895 ;-- CL 1897, 3116 ;-- Am. 1907, Act 320, Eff. Sept. 28, 1907 ;-- CL 1915, 3030 ;-- CL 1929, 1954 ;-- CL 1948, 92.1
Constitutionality: There was no state or federal constitutional violation by the police in the impoundment and inventory of the defendant's car. The impoundment was in accord with departmental procedures and the procedures were within the constitutionally mandated authority of the municipality. People v Krezen, 427 Mich 681; 397 NW2d 803 (1986).

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Michigan > Chapters-81-113 > Act-215-of-1895 > 215-1895-xii > Section-92-1

THE FOURTH CLASS CITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 215 of 1895

92.1 Policemen; watchmen.

Sec. 1.

The council of any city may provide, by ordinance, for a police force and for the appointment by the mayor of such number of policemen and nightwatchmen as they may think necessary for the good government of the city and for the protection of the persons and property of the inhabitants; and may authorize the mayor to appoint special policemen from time to time, when in his judgment the emergency or necessity may so require.


History: 1895, Act 215, Eff. Aug. 30, 1895 ;-- CL 1897, 3116 ;-- Am. 1907, Act 320, Eff. Sept. 28, 1907 ;-- CL 1915, 3030 ;-- CL 1929, 1954 ;-- CL 1948, 92.1
Constitutionality: There was no state or federal constitutional violation by the police in the impoundment and inventory of the defendant's car. The impoundment was in accord with departmental procedures and the procedures were within the constitutionally mandated authority of the municipality. People v Krezen, 427 Mich 681; 397 NW2d 803 (1986).


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Michigan > Chapters-81-113 > Act-215-of-1895 > 215-1895-xii > Section-92-1

THE FOURTH CLASS CITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 215 of 1895

92.1 Policemen; watchmen.

Sec. 1.

The council of any city may provide, by ordinance, for a police force and for the appointment by the mayor of such number of policemen and nightwatchmen as they may think necessary for the good government of the city and for the protection of the persons and property of the inhabitants; and may authorize the mayor to appoint special policemen from time to time, when in his judgment the emergency or necessity may so require.


History: 1895, Act 215, Eff. Aug. 30, 1895 ;-- CL 1897, 3116 ;-- Am. 1907, Act 320, Eff. Sept. 28, 1907 ;-- CL 1915, 3030 ;-- CL 1929, 1954 ;-- CL 1948, 92.1
Constitutionality: There was no state or federal constitutional violation by the police in the impoundment and inventory of the defendant's car. The impoundment was in accord with departmental procedures and the procedures were within the constitutionally mandated authority of the municipality. People v Krezen, 427 Mich 681; 397 NW2d 803 (1986).

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