[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Ossining 7-10-1990 as L.L. No. 2-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Mutual Aid Law of the Town of Ossining" and is designated Chapter 127.
The Chief of Police of the Town of Ossining 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 legal government to detail, assign or make available for duty and use any part of the forces, equipment and supplies of such Police Department, police force or Westchester County Police Force.
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 Ossining is hereby authorized to provide the assistance of the regularly employed law enforcement officers, equipment and/or supplies of the Town of Ossining to any municipality within Westchester County 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 Town Board of said provision of assistance as expeditiously as possible.
The assistance offered by the Town of Ossining shall be in accordance with the provisions of § 209-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.
The invalidity of any word, section, clause, paragraph, sentence, part or provision of this chapter shall not affect the validity of any part of this chapter which can be given effect without such invalid part or parts.
This chapter shall become effective upon filing with the Secretary of State.