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Part 2B. Cherry Hospital JointSecurity Force.

§ 122C‑430.10.  Jointsecurity force.

The Secretary may designateone or more special police officers who shall make up a joint security force toenforce the law of North Carolina and any ordinance or regulation adoptedpursuant to G.S. 143‑116.6 or G.S. 143‑116.7 or pursuant to theauthority granted the Department by any other law on the territory of theCherry Hospital in Wayne County. After taking the oath of office for lawenforcement officers as set out in G.S. 11‑11, these special policeofficers have the same powers as peace officers now vested in sheriffs withinthe territory of the Cherry Hospital. These special police officers shall alsohave the power prescribed by G.S. 122C‑205 outside the territory of theCherry Hospital but within the confines of Wayne County. These special policeofficers may arrest persons outside the territory of the Cherry Hospital butwithin the confines of Wayne County, when the person arrested has committed acriminal offense within the territory of the Cherry Hospital, for which theofficers could have arrested the person within that territory, and the arrestis made during the person's immediate and continuous flight from thatterritory. (2001‑125,s. 1.)