State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > West-virginia > 61 > 61-6-4

§61-6-4. Summoning of persons to aid in suppressing riots and unlawful assemblages.
If any person engaged in such assemblage, being commanded, as hereinbefore provided, to disperse or to peaceably leave the scene of such assemblage, fail to do so without delay, any such member of the department of public safety, sheriff or mayor may require the aid of a sufficient number of persons, in arms or otherwise, and proceed, in such manner as he may deem expedient, to disperse and suppress such assemblage, and arrest and secure those engaged in it.