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Official Code of Georgia, Annotated

TITLE 35 - CHAPTER 8
"EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING OF PEACE OFFICERS "

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35-8-19.   Appointment of citizen of adjoining state as peace officer.

In each city of this state adjacent to the State of Georgia boundary line, the sheriff, mayor, or other person authorized to appoint peace officers may appoint as special deputy, special constable, marshal, policeman, or other peace officer a person who is not a citizen of Georgia but who is a citizen of an adjoining state, provided such appointed person is otherwise qualified to serve as a peace officer.

History (Code 1981, 35-8-19, enacted by Ga. L. 1982, p. 2107, 29; Ga. L. 1992, p. 1325, 1.)

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