[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Brigantine as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-28-1990 by Ord. No. 18-1990]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:14-156.1, there is hereby established a mutual aid agreement with all other municipalities in Atlantic County, New Jersey, which adopt a reciprocal ordinance to provide mutual police aid in case of emergency. This agreement shall apply whenever the City of Brigantine may have an emergency within its boundaries requiring additional police assistance to protect life and property or to assist in suppressing a riot or disorder and whenever another municipality in this county which has enacted a reciprocal ordinance may experience a similar emergency requiring additional police assistance.
The Chief of the City of Brigantine Police Department is authorized to request assistance from the Chief or other head of the Police Department of another municipality within Atlantic County to provide aid during and after said emergency.
The Chief of the City of Brigantine Police Department shall provide assistance to another municipality or municipalities in Atlantic County making a valid request to supply such personnel and equipment, as required, to the extent possible without endangering person or property within the City of Brigantine. The members of the Police Department supplying aid shall have the same powers, authority, rights and immunities of the members of the police force of the municipality to which assistance is rendered.