Township of Harrison, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Harrison as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire District — See Ch. 23.
Police Department — See Ch. 53.
[Adopted 11-1-1976 by Ord. No. 4-1976]
The Township of Harrison in the County of Gloucester, hereby establishes a reciprocal agreement with each and every municipality within the County of Gloucester for intermunicipal police assistance at times of any and all emergencies. This article shall become effective as to each and every other municipality within the County of Gloucester at such times that the said municipality has in the past or may in the future adopt an ordinance providing for the same terms and conditions as set forth herein.
[Amended 1-16-2018 by Ord. No. 2-2018]
The Township of Harrison hereby agrees to maintain all expenses incurred by members of its Municipal Police Department for emergency assistance rendered within or without the boundaries of this community. The Township of Harrison may make claim for reimbursement from any municipality for damages, injuries, wages, and the like for aid rendered by the members of its Police Department and/or ambulance crew and force or volunteer fire company through any other community.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:14-156.1 et seq., the members of the Police Department of the Township of Harrison and any other municipality passing an ordinance with the same terms and conditions as this article while on duty rendering assistance to any other municipality shall have the same powers, authority and immunities as have 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 police 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 the said municipality.
[Adopted 9-19-1994 by Ord. No. 15-1994]
The Township of Harrison hereby establishes a reciprocal agreement with each and every municipality within the County of Gloucester for intermunicipal fire and ambulance assistance at times of any and all emergencies. This article shall become effective as to each and every other municipality within the County of Gloucester at such times that the said municipality has in the past or may in the future adopt an ordinance providing for the same terms and conditions as set forth herein.
[Amended 1-16-2018 by Ord. No. 2-2018]
The Township of Harrison hereby agrees to maintain all expenses incurred by members of its Municipal Fire Department and ambulance crew and force or volunteer fire company and/or ambulance crew and force for emergency assistance rendered within or without the boundaries of this community. The Township of Harrison may make claim for reimbursement from any municipality for damages, injuries, wages, and the like for aid rendered by the members of its Fire Department and/or ambulance crew and force or volunteer fire company through any other community.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:14-156.1 et seq., the members of the Fire Department and/or ambulance crew and force or volunteer fire company of the Township of Harrison and any other municipality passing an ordinance with the same terms and conditions as this article while on duty rendering assistance to any other municipality shall have the same powers, authority and immunities as have the members of the Fire Department and/or ambulance crew and force or volunteer fire company or ambulance crew of the municipality in which such assistance is being rendered.
At such times that an emergency may occur and intermunicipal fire and/or ambulance aid is requested, the Fire Chief of the municipality wherein the said emergency exists shall be the senior ranking officer of all members of any Fire Department and force or volunteer fire company which may be rendering assistance within the confines of said municipality.