Texas Local Government Code - Section 341.011. Special Police Force In Type A General-Law Municipality
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§ 341.011. SPECIAL POLICE FORCE IN TYPE A GENERAL-LAW
MUNICIPALITY. (a) The mayor of a Type A general-law municipality
shall summon as many residents as the mayor considers necessary to
serve as a special police force if the mayor considers the force
(1) to enforce the municipality's laws, avert danger,
or protect life or property;
(2) because of riot, outbreak, calamity, or public
(3) because of threat of serious violation of law or
order, of outbreak, or of other danger to the municipality or its
(b) The mayor may issue the summons by:
(1) proclamation or other order addressed to the
residents of the municipality generally or to the residents of a
ward or other subdivision of the municipality; or
(2) personal notice.
(c) A special police force has the powers of the regular
police force of the municipality.
(d) A special police force is subject to the orders of the
mayor and shall perform the duties required by the mayor.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
Last modified: August 11, 2007