Arizona  |  Criminal Law

Legal Question

Asked on: 5/23/04, 3:35 pm

When is it lawful for officers to assist another officer outside their own juri

When there are two jurisdictions connecting and an officer is not able to immediately respond to a call in their own jusisdiction, can another officer from another jurisdiction assist in the call and detain a suspect? The assisting officer is not commissioned in the jurisdiction in which he renders assistance. What is the law that justifies this?

Didn't find what you were looking for? Ask an Attorney!

Get answers from the top Attorneys
Ask Question

81 Answers given in the last few hours.

86611 Active attorneys ready to answer your question

Search Past Answers:
  Advanced Search