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The DC Code: § 44-1505 Police to arrest law violators at request of member; evidence of membership.

Index44 Charitable and Curative Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

Members of the Metropolitan Police force of the District of Columbia, upon application of a member of the Washington Humane Society who has viewed a violation of a law or regulation of the District for the prevention of cruelty to animals, shall arrest the offending party without a warrant, and take him before the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for trial. Proper evidence of membership to a police officer shall be the exhibition of a badge or certificate of membership in the Society.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 32-905. 1973 Ed., § 32-205. DC CODE § 44-1505 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 21, 1870, 16 Stat. 158, ch. 135, § 5; R.S., D.C., § 998; Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1196, ch. 854, § 43; Apr. 1, 1942, 56 Stat. 190, ch. 207, § 1; July 8, 1963, 77 Stat. 77, Pub. L. 88-60, § 1; Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 618, Pub. L. 88-241, § 12; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 570, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 155(a).)