[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Manlius 6-24-1992 as L.L. No. 1-1992 (Ch. 200 of the 1991 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It is the purpose of this chapter to facilitate the process by which a municipality may grant or request police assistance from another municipality. The General Municipal Law, § 209-m, authorizes the Supervisor of the Town of Manlius to grant or request police assistance. General Municipal Law § 209-m authorizes the town to delegate this authority to its Police Chief by adoption of a local law. Pursuant to this chapter, such authority shall be delegated to the Town of Manlius Chief of Police. For purposes of this chapter, the phrase "Chief of Police" shall have the same meaning and intent as is set forth in the General Municipal Law § 209-m, Subdivision 1c.
The Chief of Police of the Town of Manlius, whenever he deems it to be in the public interest, may request any police chief, commissioner or officer acting in command of the Police Department of any other local government to detail, assign or make available for duty and use in the Town of Manlius any part of the forces, equipment and supplies of such Police Department. The Chief of Police will notify the Town Supervisor or, in his/her absence, the Town Board, of said request for assistance as expeditiously as possible.
The Chief of Police of the Town of Manlius is hereby authorized to provide the assistance of the regularly employed law enforcement officers, equipment and/or supplies of the Town of Manlius Police Department to any municipality requesting such assistance, to aid in coping with situations where there exists in such other municipality a need for the service of additional law enforcement officers, their equipment and/or supplies to protect the health, life and property of such other municipality, its inhabitants and the visitors thereto. The Chief of Police will notify the Town Supervisor or, in his/her absence, the Police Committee Chairman (a member of the Town Board), of said provision of assistance as expeditiously as possible.
The assistance offered by the Town of Manlius shall be in accordance with the provisions of § 209-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.