[HISTORY: Adopted Orangetown Town Board 2-9-1981 by Local Law 1, 1981. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Be it enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Orangetown as follows:
The Chief of Police of the Town of Orangetown, 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 Town of Orangetown 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.
The Chief of Police of the Town of Orangetown Police Department is hereby authorized to provide the assistance of the regularly employed law enforcement officers, equipment and/or supplies of the Town of Orangetown to any Police Department within Rockland County and the Town of Tuxedo and Village of Tuxedo Park 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 thereto.
The loss, damage, expense and cost for such personnel, equipment and/or supplies shall be assumed by the Town of Orangetown, pursuant to § 209-m, Subdivision 5, of the General Municipal Law.
The assistance offered shall be in accordance with the provisions of § 209-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York and the provisions of an agreement for mutual aid for supplemental police assistance with all other towns, villages or other municipalities within Rockland County who execute said agreement.
As used in this local law, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- POLICE DEPARTMENT
- Shall be interchangeable with the terms "Federal Bureau of Investigation," "State Police," "Sheriff's Department of Rockland County," "Palisades Interstate Park Police" or any other police agency.
This local law shall take effect immediately.