Borough of Honesdale, PA
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Honesdale 4-8-2002 by Ord. No. 588.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 60
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 14, Drug Task Force, adopted 3-14-1994 by Ord. No. 537.

§ 14-1 Purpose.

The Borough of Honesdale has evidenced its intent to participate in the Municipal Drug Task Force activities, in cooperation with the commonwealth's Office of Attorney General, designed to interdict the illegal use and trafficking of narcotics and other illegal drugs within its municipal boundaries, as well as within the boundaries of nearby communities.

§ 14-2 Cooperative activities authorized.

This agreement may include intergovernmental cooperative activities with adjacent and nearby municipal governments as part of a regional effort to interdict illegal drug activities.

§ 14-3 Use of police force authorized.

The Borough of Honesdale shall utilize the services of its police force, both full-time as well as part-time, under the conditions set forth in the agreement and in compliance with the Municipal Police Jurisdiction Act, 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8953.

§ 14-4 Establishment of procedures.

The Borough of Honesdale shall establish, pursuant to the terms of the agreement which is attached hereto and incorporated as a part of this chapter,[1] appropriate procedures to comply with all relevant provisions of the agreement and relevant regulations, direction and guidance from the Office of the Attorney General.
[1]
Editor's Note: The agreement is on file in the Borough offices.

§ 14-5 Term.

The term of the agreement shall commence upon its execution, and may be terminated at any time upon 30 days' written notice.

§ 14-6 Coordination of municipal police activities.

The purpose and objectives of the agreement include region-wide coordination of municipal police activities in an effort to combat illegal narcotics and drug trafficking.

§ 14-7 Financing of agreement.

The agreement shall be financed with the assistance of funds supplied by the Office of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

§ 14-8 Organizational structure.

The organizational structure necessary to implement the terms of this agreement shall be covered by directives, procedures and guidance from the Office of the Attorney General and other area police departments.

§ 14-9 Use of property.

All property, real or personal, acquired, managed or disposed of pursuant to this agreement shall be in accordance with both the terms of the agreement as well as the directives, procedures and guidance of the Office of the Attorney General.

§ 14-10 Municipal responsibility.

The municipality shall retain responsibility for the management, control and direction of its employees with assistance, financial or otherwise, from the Office of the Attorney General.