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The DC Code: § 5-303 Public information program; priority at the scene.

Index5 Police, Firefighters, Medical Examiner, and Forensic Sciences. (Refs & Annos)
The Chief of Police shall establish a continuing public information program to inform the public, at a minimum, of which police agencies located in the District of Columbia have authority to make arrests anywhere in the District.
Any cooperative agreement with a federal law enforcement agency shall include procedures that establish clearly which agency has priority at the scene. In addition, before entering into a cooperative agreement, the Chief of Police shall make a finding as to:
Whether misconduct by the federal officers should be covered by the Police Complaint Board; and
Whether the public information program should be supplemented to inform the public of information concerning the specific cooperative agreement, and if so, how.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-191, in subsec. (b)(1), substituted "Police Complaint Board" for "Citizen Complaint Review Board " Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-100, see notes following § 5-301. For Law 16-191, see notes following § 5-113.07. DC CODE § 5-303 Current through December 11, 2012


(May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13-100, § 4, 46 DCR 794; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-191, § 25, 53 DCR 6794.)