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Township of Mantua, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mantua as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department  — See Ch. 69.
[Adopted 12-31-1976 (Ch. 36 of the 1978 Code)]
The Township of Mantua 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 time as the said municipality has in the past adopted or may in the future adopt an ordinance providing for the same terms and conditions as set forth herein.
[Amended 4-16-2018 by Ord. No. O-1-2018]
The Township of Mantua may be reimbursed and may reimburse expenses for personnel, equipment, materials, supplies and other mutual aid assistance in accordance with the Mutual Aid and Assistance Agreement between participating units in effect at the time intermunicipal services are rendered.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:14-156.1 et seq., the members of the Police Department of the Township of Mantua 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.
[Added 6-13-1978]
At such times as an emergency may occur and intermunicipal police aid is requested, the Chief of Police of the municipality wherein 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 said municipality.
[Adopted 7-25-1995 (Ch. 17 of the 1978 Code)]
The Township of Mantua 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 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 4-16-2018 by Ord. No. O-1-2018]
The Township of Mantua may be reimbursed and may reimburse expenses for personnel, equipment, materials, supplies and other mutual aid assistance in accordance with the Mutual Aid and Assistance Agreement between participating units in effect at the time intermunicipal services are rendered.
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 Mantua 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 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.