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CHAPTER 58-15POLICE IN UNINCORPORATED TOWNSITE58-15-01.Petition for police officer in townsite - Contents of petition.If sixtypercent of the qualified electors residing within the limits of any platted unincorporated townsite<br>petition the board of supervisors of the township in which it, or the greater portion thereof, is<br>situated, praying for the appointment of a police officer to serve as a night watchman in such<br>townsite and for the levy of a tax on the property therein to pay such officer, and stating the<br>period for which the appointment is to be made, and the name of the townsite for which such<br>police officer is to be appointed, the board of township supervisors shall appoint such officer for<br>the period designated in the petition and fix the officer's compensation.58-15-02. Tax levy for police officer - Certification - Extension. If a petition filedunder the provisions of section 58-15-01 is found sufficient, the board of township supervisors, at<br>the time the general township tax levy is made, shall levy upon all the property within the<br>unincorporated townsite from which the petition is received the specific amount fixed by the<br>board as the compensation of the police officer. The amount so levied must be certified to the<br>county auditor when other township taxes are certified. The county auditor shall calculate the mill<br>levy necessary to raise the sum and extend the same on the tax list of the township against the<br>property within the unincorporated townsite in a column entitled &quot;police tax&quot;.58-15-03. Bond of police officer - Removal by board. The police officer appointed toact in an unincorporated townsite shall give a bond and qualify in the same manner as township<br>officers. The bond must be in the amount fixed by the board of township supervisors and must<br>be filed as other township officers' bonds are filed. The board of township supervisors may<br>remove the police officer whenever it deems it expedient.58-15-04. Powers, duties, and authority of police officer. A police officer appointedunder this chapter has the same powers, duties, and authority as a peace officer. During the<br>period for which the police officer is appointed, the police officer shall patrol the unincorporated<br>township each night and shall guard against fire, theft, and burglary, preserve the peace, and<br>execute the laws of this state.58-15-05. Police officer paid monthly. By means of warrants drawn upon the townshiptreasurer, the police officer must be paid each month, from the fund created by section 58-15-02,<br>the compensation fixed by the supervisors.58-15-06.When tax levy and appointment not to be made.No tax levy orappointment may be made as provided in this chapter in any year in which the petition has not<br>been presented to the board of township supervisors before the first day of July in such year.58-15-07. Collection, payment, and account of taxes. The tax levied to provide apolice officer in an unincorporated townsite must be collected and paid over as other township<br>taxes are collected and paid, and the treasurer of the township shall keep a separate account<br>thereof.Page No. 1Document Outlinechapter 58-15 police in unincorporated townsite

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CHAPTER 58-15POLICE IN UNINCORPORATED TOWNSITE58-15-01.Petition for police officer in townsite - Contents of petition.If sixtypercent of the qualified electors residing within the limits of any platted unincorporated townsite<br>petition the board of supervisors of the township in which it, or the greater portion thereof, is<br>situated, praying for the appointment of a police officer to serve as a night watchman in such<br>townsite and for the levy of a tax on the property therein to pay such officer, and stating the<br>period for which the appointment is to be made, and the name of the townsite for which such<br>police officer is to be appointed, the board of township supervisors shall appoint such officer for<br>the period designated in the petition and fix the officer's compensation.58-15-02. Tax levy for police officer - Certification - Extension. If a petition filedunder the provisions of section 58-15-01 is found sufficient, the board of township supervisors, at<br>the time the general township tax levy is made, shall levy upon all the property within the<br>unincorporated townsite from which the petition is received the specific amount fixed by the<br>board as the compensation of the police officer. The amount so levied must be certified to the<br>county auditor when other township taxes are certified. The county auditor shall calculate the mill<br>levy necessary to raise the sum and extend the same on the tax list of the township against the<br>property within the unincorporated townsite in a column entitled &quot;police tax&quot;.58-15-03. Bond of police officer - Removal by board. The police officer appointed toact in an unincorporated townsite shall give a bond and qualify in the same manner as township<br>officers. The bond must be in the amount fixed by the board of township supervisors and must<br>be filed as other township officers' bonds are filed. The board of township supervisors may<br>remove the police officer whenever it deems it expedient.58-15-04. Powers, duties, and authority of police officer. A police officer appointedunder this chapter has the same powers, duties, and authority as a peace officer. During the<br>period for which the police officer is appointed, the police officer shall patrol the unincorporated<br>township each night and shall guard against fire, theft, and burglary, preserve the peace, and<br>execute the laws of this state.58-15-05. Police officer paid monthly. By means of warrants drawn upon the townshiptreasurer, the police officer must be paid each month, from the fund created by section 58-15-02,<br>the compensation fixed by the supervisors.58-15-06.When tax levy and appointment not to be made.No tax levy orappointment may be made as provided in this chapter in any year in which the petition has not<br>been presented to the board of township supervisors before the first day of July in such year.58-15-07. Collection, payment, and account of taxes. The tax levied to provide apolice officer in an unincorporated townsite must be collected and paid over as other township<br>taxes are collected and paid, and the treasurer of the township shall keep a separate account<br>thereof.Page No. 1Document Outlinechapter 58-15 police in unincorporated townsite

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CHAPTER 58-15POLICE IN UNINCORPORATED TOWNSITE58-15-01.Petition for police officer in townsite - Contents of petition.If sixtypercent of the qualified electors residing within the limits of any platted unincorporated townsite<br>petition the board of supervisors of the township in which it, or the greater portion thereof, is<br>situated, praying for the appointment of a police officer to serve as a night watchman in such<br>townsite and for the levy of a tax on the property therein to pay such officer, and stating the<br>period for which the appointment is to be made, and the name of the townsite for which such<br>police officer is to be appointed, the board of township supervisors shall appoint such officer for<br>the period designated in the petition and fix the officer's compensation.58-15-02. Tax levy for police officer - Certification - Extension. If a petition filedunder the provisions of section 58-15-01 is found sufficient, the board of township supervisors, at<br>the time the general township tax levy is made, shall levy upon all the property within the<br>unincorporated townsite from which the petition is received the specific amount fixed by the<br>board as the compensation of the police officer. The amount so levied must be certified to the<br>county auditor when other township taxes are certified. The county auditor shall calculate the mill<br>levy necessary to raise the sum and extend the same on the tax list of the township against the<br>property within the unincorporated townsite in a column entitled &quot;police tax&quot;.58-15-03. Bond of police officer - Removal by board. The police officer appointed toact in an unincorporated townsite shall give a bond and qualify in the same manner as township<br>officers. The bond must be in the amount fixed by the board of township supervisors and must<br>be filed as other township officers' bonds are filed. The board of township supervisors may<br>remove the police officer whenever it deems it expedient.58-15-04. Powers, duties, and authority of police officer. A police officer appointedunder this chapter has the same powers, duties, and authority as a peace officer. During the<br>period for which the police officer is appointed, the police officer shall patrol the unincorporated<br>township each night and shall guard against fire, theft, and burglary, preserve the peace, and<br>execute the laws of this state.58-15-05. Police officer paid monthly. By means of warrants drawn upon the townshiptreasurer, the police officer must be paid each month, from the fund created by section 58-15-02,<br>the compensation fixed by the supervisors.58-15-06.When tax levy and appointment not to be made.No tax levy orappointment may be made as provided in this chapter in any year in which the petition has not<br>been presented to the board of township supervisors before the first day of July in such year.58-15-07. Collection, payment, and account of taxes. The tax levied to provide apolice officer in an unincorporated townsite must be collected and paid over as other township<br>taxes are collected and paid, and the treasurer of the township shall keep a separate account<br>thereof.Page No. 1Document Outlinechapter 58-15 police in unincorporated townsite

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