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AGO Opinions with Topic: AUTHORITY OF OFFICER TO ARREST WITHIN CITY WITH ARREST WARRANT ISSUED BY SEATTLE MUNICIPAL COURT FOR VIOLATION OF SEATTLE ORDINANCES AND ACCEPTING BAIL IN CASH OR CHECK
AGO 1961 No. 15 >  February 24, 1961
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - CITY - POLICE - AUTHORITY OF OFFICER TO ARREST WITHIN CITY WITH ARREST WARRANT ISSUED BY SEATTLE MUNICIPAL COURT FOR VIOLATION OF SEATTLE ORDINANCES AND ACCEPTING BAIL IN CASH OR CHECK
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- CITY ‑- POLICE ‑- AUTHORITY OF OFFICER TO ARREST WITHIN CITY WITH ARREST WARRANT ISSUED BY SEATTLE MUNICIPAL COURT FOR VIOLATION OF SEATTLE ORDINANCES AND ACCEPTING BAIL IN... (1) An officer of the Seattle police department may not arrest a person within another city under authority of an arrest warrant issued by the Seattle city municipal court charging violation of Seattle ordinances (parking violations).(2) Such officer may not accept bail either in cash or by check in lieu of returning the person named in the warrant to Seattle.(3) A sheriff or his deputy from one county, without a warrant, may not enter another county and arrest a person for a felony offense previously committed in his county except where specifically authorized by statute, unless he is exercising the authority of a private individual in effecting such an arrest.
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