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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter16 > 16-225

16-225. Police; regulation; penalties; power to prescribe.A city of the first class may regulate the police of the city, establish and support a night watch, impose fines, forfeitures, confinement, and penalties for the breach of any ordinance, and for recovery and collection of the same. In default of payment, it may provide for confinement in the city prison or to hard labor in the city, upon the streets or elsewhere, for the benefit of the city. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 48, XXXII, p. 254; R.S.1913, § 4841; C.S.1922, § 4009; C.S.1929, § 16-226; R.S.1943, § 16-225; Laws 1965, c. 47, § 1, p. 247.