[Adopted 4-18-1990 by Ord. No. 90-8]
There is hereby adopted and ratified an agreement for intergovernmental cooperation known as the "Municipal Police Cooperative Agreement," hereinafter referred to as the "agreement."
This agreement is entered into pursuant to the provisions of 53 P.S. § 2301 et seq., relating to cooperation in governmental functions.
The purposes and objectives of the agreement are as follows:
To enhance the coordination of drug investigations in the Northampton County area;
To provide for mutual police aid across jurisdictional lines to enable police to more effectively enforce the provisions of narcotics and illegal drug laws and thereby to preserve the safety and welfare of the entire area; and
To have available for use throughout the territorial limits of all municipalities signing the mutual agreement the services of police employed by any and all of said municipalities under the conditions set forth and in compliance with the Municipal Police Jurisdiction Act, 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8953.
The agreement shall be subject to all the conditions and terms specified and set forth in the Municipal Police Cooperative Agreement, which is attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein, which includes the manner and extent of financing the agreement, the organizational structure necessary to implement the agreement, the powers and scope of authority delegated in the agreement and the manner in which property, real or personal, shall be acquired, managed or disposed of.
The duration of the agreement shall be indefinite, subject to termination by any municipality as provided in the agreement.