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Part 2D. Long Leaf Neuro‑MedicalTreatment Center and Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf Joint SecurityForce.

§ 122C‑430.30.  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 the LongLeaf Neuro‑Medical Treatment Center and the Eastern North Carolina Schoolfor the Deaf in Wilson 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 embraced by the named facilities. These special police officersmay arrest persons outside the territory of the named institutions but withinthe confines of Wilson County when the person arrested has committed a criminaloffense within that territory for which the officers could have arrested theperson within that territory, and the arrest is made during the person'simmediate and continuous flight from that territory.  (2009‑315, s. 3.)