[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Suffern as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Authority of Request or Grant Police Assistance
[Adopted 3-15-2004 by L.L. No. 5-2004]
The Chief of Police of the Village of Suffern, whenever he deems the public interest requires it, may request the Chief Executive Officer of any other local government to detail, assign, make available for duty and use in the Village of Suffern any part of the forces, equipment and supplies of the police department, police force or parkway police force of the local government of which the request is made; however, if the rendering of such police assistance is to exceed four hours, the Chief of Police shall notify and obtain permission from the Chief Executive Officer to continue such assistance.
The Chief of Police of the Village of Suffern Police Department is hereby authorized to provide the assistance of the regularly employed law enforcement officers, equipment and/or supplies of the Village of Suffern to any municipality within Rockland County requesting such assistance to aid in coping with situations where there exists in such other municipality a need for the services 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 hereto.
The assistance offered shall be in accordance with the provisions of § 209-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.