[Adopted 7-20-1992 by Ord. No. 3-92]
The Borough of Riverdale hereby establishes, pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:14-156.2, a reciprocal agreement with each and every municipality within the County of Morris and the contiguous municipalities of Bloomingdale and Pompton Lakes for intermunicipal police assistance at times of any and all emergencies. This article shall become effective as to each and every municipality as aforesaid at such times that said municipality has in the past or may in the future adopt an ordinance providing the same terms and conditions as set forth herein and including the Borough of Riverdale within its coverage.
The Borough of Riverdale hereby agrees to bear all expenses incurred by members of its Municipal Police Department for emergency assistance rendered within or without the boundaries of this community. The Borough of Riverdale shall make no claim for reimbursement from any municipality, adopting an ordinance providing the same terms and conditions as set forth herein, for damages, injuries, wages and the like in connection with aid rendered by the members of its Police Department through any other municipality adopting such ordinance.
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:14-156.2, the members of the Police Department of the Borough of Riverdale and any other municipality as aforesaid passing an ordinance with the same terms and conditions as this article while on duty rendering assistance to any other such municipality shall have the same powers, authority and immunities as do the members of the police force of the municipality in which such assistance is being rendered.
At such times that an emergency may occur and intermunicipal aid is requested, the Chief of Police of the municipality wherein the said emergency exists shall be the senior ranking officer of all members of any Police Department which may be rendering assistance within the confines of said municipality.