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Township of Shaler, PA
Allegheny County
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[Adopted 12-11-1990 by Ord. No. 1662]
The proper officers of the Township of Shaler are hereby authorized to enter into an intergovernmental police cooperation agreement with the Townships of Ross, Hampton, Reserve, Kilbuck, Indiana, Richland, Ohio, Pine-Marshall-Bradfordwoods, McCandless, West Deer, Crescent, Leet, Aleppo, Sewickley Heights and the Boroughs of Millvale, Sharpsburg, Etna, West View, Edgeworth, Aspinwall, Bellevue, Avalon, Franklin Park, Bell Acres, Leetsdale and Blawnox, as well as the City of Pittsburgh, and any prior intergovernmental police cooperation agreement with the above municipalities is hereby ratified and approved by which the police officers of each municipality are granted authority to officially act as police officers of the other municipality, subject to the terms of the agreement, when performing duties in the other municipality, and establishing procedures for the police department of each municipality to render aid and assistance to one another, such agreement to conform substantially to the agreement attached hereto and made a part of this article as Exhibit "A."[1]
Editor's Note: Said agreement is on file in the Township offices.
The duration of the agreement shall be indefinite, subject to termination by any municipality as provided in the agreement.
The purpose and objective of the agreement is to foster improved governmental cooperation between the Townships and boroughs listed to improve law enforcement in the County of Allegheny, 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.
Each municipality shall be responsible for all expenses incurred by reason of action taken by its police pursuant to the agreement, no other financing being necessary or required to effect its purpose.
No additional organizational structure will be necessary to implement this agreement, nor will any property, real or personal, be acquired, managed or disposed of in order to effect the purpose of the agreement.
The effectiveness of this article is conditioned upon the other townships and boroughs executing the aforesaid agreement and enacting an ordinance implementing the agreement.
This action is taken pursuant to the authority granted the Township of Shaler by the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 1972, July 12, No. 180, § 1 et seq., 53 P.S. § 481 et seq., as amended.[1]
Editor's Note: See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq.; Act No. 180 of 1972 was repealed by Act No. 177 of 1996, the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act.