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    Chapter 1. General Provisions (Reserved)
    Chapter 3. Detectives (Reserved)
    Chapter 5. Private Police
  • § 501.  Appointment by nonprofit corporations.
    (a) Appointment authorized.--Any nonprofit corporation, as defined in 15 Pa.C.S. Pt. II Subpt. C (relating to nonprofit corporations) maintaining a cemetery or any buildings or ...

  • Chapter 33. Railroad and Street Railway Police
  • § 3301.  Appointment.
    A corporation owning or operating a railroad or street passenger railway in this Commonwealth, including also an authority existing pursuant to Article III of the ...
  • § 3302.  Oath of office.
    Every railroad or street railway policeman so commissioned shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, take and subscribe the oath required by Article ...
  • § 3303.  Powers and duties.
    (a) General powers.--Railroad and street railway policemen shall severally possess and exercise all the powers of a police officer in the City of Philadelphia, in ...
  • § 3304.  Compensation and liability.
    The compensation of railroad or street railway policemen shall be paid by their corporate authority. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania shall not be held liable for ...
  • § 3305.  Termination of appointment.
    When the corporate authority no longer requires the services of any railroad or street railway policemen, it shall file a notice to that effect, under ...

  • Chapter 37. Humane Society Police Officers
  • § 3701.  Scope of chapter.
    This chapter deals with humane society police officers. ...
  • § 3702.  Definitions.
    The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates ...
  • § 3703.  Appointment required.
    It shall be unlawful for any individual to hold himself forth as a humane society police officer unless the individual has obtained an appointment pursuant ...
  • § 3704.  Appointment by nonprofit corporations.
    (a) Application for appointment.--A society or association may apply to the court of common pleas in any county for the appointment of an individual as ...
  • § 3705.  Qualifications for appointment.
    An individual shall be qualified for an appointment as a humane society police officer provided the society or association submits proof satisfactory to the court ...
  • § 3706.  Suspension, revocation, limitation and restriction of appointment; restoration of appointment.
    § 3706. Suspension, revocation, limitation and restriction of appointment; restoration of appointment. (a) Grounds for suspension, revocation, limitation or restriction.--By its own action or pursuant ...
  • § 3707.  Termination of appointment.
    (a) General rule.--All powers and authority granted to an individual under section 3708 (relating to powers and authority; jurisdiction) shall immediately terminate upon notice to ...
  • § 3708.  Powers and authority; jurisdiction.
    (a) Authority limited to county of appointment.--An individual appointed as a humane society police officer in accordance with this chapter shall have power and authority ...
  • § 3709.  Penalties.
    (a) Criminal penalties.--A person who violates this chapter commits a misdemeanor of the third degree and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine ...
  • § 3710.  Search warrants.
    Notwithstanding contrary provisions of 18 Pa.C.S. § 5511(1) (relating to cruelty to animals) and in addition to the requirements of existing law, all search warrant ...
  • § 3711.  Limitation on possession of firearms.
    No individual appointed as a humane society police officer shall carry, possess or use a firearm in the performance of that individual's duties unless that ...
  • § 3712.  Training program.
    (a) Required training.--Every individual, prior to the society or association making application for appointment as a humane society police officer, shall successfully complete the minimum ...
  • § 3713.  Continuing education program.
    (a) Required training.--During each two-year period following the date in which an individual has been initially appointed as a humane society police officer, the individual ...
  • § 3714.  Statewide registry.
    (a) Establishment.--There is hereby established a Statewide registry within the department for the purpose of maintaining information relating to individuals appointed as humane society police ...
  • § 3715.  Humane Society Police Officer Advisory Board.
    (a) Advisory board.--The secretary shall appoint a Humane Society Police Officer Advisory Board to advise him in the administration of this chapter. (b) Membership.--The board ...
  • § 3716.  Costs.
    In addition to any fines, fees or other penalties levied or imposed under this chapter or any other statute, a cost of $50 shall be ...
  • § 3717.  Disposition of moneys.
    Notwithstanding the provisions of 42 Pa.C.S. §§ 3571 (relating to Commonwealth portion of fines, etc.) and 3573 (relating to municipal corporation portion of fines, etc.), ...
  • § 3718.  Applicability to currently appointed individuals.
    Any individual appointed prior to the effective date of this chapter as a humane society police officer in the county of the registered office of ...

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