City of Lower Burrell, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lower Burrell 4-8-1996 by Res. No. 7-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department — See Ch. 65.

§ 100-1 General rule.

For any of the following offenses, a police officer shall, upon view, have the right of arrest without a warrant upon probable cause when there is ongoing conduct that imperils the personal security of any person or endangers public or private property:
A. 
Under Title 18 when such offenses constitute a summary offense:
(1) 
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5503 (relating to disorderly conduct).
(2) 
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5505 (relating to public drunkenness).
(3) 
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5507 (relating to obstructing highways and other public passages).
(4) 
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 6308 (relating to purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages).
B. 
Violation of an ordinance of a City of the third class.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 100-2 Guidelines by governmental body.

The right of arrest without warrant under this chapter shall be permitted only after the governmental body employing the police officer promulgates guidelines to be followed by a police officer when making a warrantless arrest under this chapter.