City of Erie, PA
Erie County
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[Ord. 70-1992 § 1, passed 12-2-1992]
The City shall enter into a Municipal Police Cooperative Agreement with the County of Erie and various municipalities throughout Erie County, under the terms of which the police officers of each municipality are granted authority to officially act as police officers of the other municipalities, subject to the terms of the Agreement, when performing duties in the other municipalities and establishing procedures for the police department for each municipality to render aid and assistance to one another.
[Ord. 70-1992 § 2, passed 12-2-1992]
The duration of this Agreement shall be indefinite, subject to termination by any municipality as provided for in this Agreement.
[Ord. 70-1992 § 3, passed 12-2-1992]
The purpose and objective of the Agreement is to foster improved governmental cooperation between the City and the County of Erie and the various municipalities throughout Erie County, in order to improve law enforcement in the County, by providing police officers with the authority to exercise official duties in the other municipalities, thereby alleviating problems of arrests being determined improper or unlawful by reason of jurisdictional or boundary issues.
[Ord. 70-1992 § 4, passed 12-2-1992]
Each municipality shall be responsible for all expenses incurred by reason of action taken by its police pursuant to the Agreement, with the exception of those expenses which shall be borne by the Commonwealth in accordance with 42 Pa.C.S.A. Sec. 8951, et seq.
[Ord. 70-1992 § 5, passed 12-2-1992]
No additional organizational structure shall be necessary to implement the Agreement, nor shall any property, real or personal, be acquired, managed or disposed of, in order to effect the purpose of the Agreement.
[Ord. 70-1992 § 6, passed 12-2-1992]
The effectiveness of this article is conditioned upon the City executing the aforesaid Agreement and enacting an ordinance implementing the Agreement.
[Ord. 70-1992 § 7, passed 12-2-1992]
This action is taken pursuant to the authority granted the City by the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 1972, July 12, No. 180, Sec. 1, et seq., 53 P.S. Sec. 481 et seq., as amended.
[Ord. 70-1992 § 8, passed 12-2-1992]
All ordinances and parts thereof conflicting herewith are hereby repealed.