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

Index5 Police, Firefighters, Medical Examiner, and Forensic Sciences. (Refs & Annos)

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.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-201. 1973 Ed., § 4-201. DC CODE § 5-201 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

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