Title 5. Police, Firefighters, Medical Examiner, and Forensic Sciences. - Chapter 2. United States Park Police. - § 5-201. United States watchmen to be known as United States Park Police; powers and duties.


Published: 1919

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§ 5-201. United States watchmen to be known as United States Park Police; powers and duties.

  • Current through October 23, 2012

The watchmen provided by the United States government for service in any of the public squares and reservations in the District of Columbia shall, after August 5, 1882, be known as the "United States Park Police." They shall have and perform the same powers and duties as the Metropolitan Police of the District.

                                

(Aug. 5, 1882, 22 Stat. 243, ch. 389, § 1; Dec. 5, 1919, 41 Stat. 364, ch. 1, § 3.)

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 4-201.

1973 Ed., § 4-201.