Chapter 18A
PRIVATE PATROL SERVICE

Sections:

18A.1    “Private patrol” defined.

18A.2—

18A.12    Reserved.

18A.13    Uniforms to be approved, etc., by chief of police.

18A.14    Motor vehicle insignia to be approved by chief of police.

18A.15—

18A.21    Reserved.

18A.1 “Private patrol” defined.

The words “private patrol” shall mean any person carrying on the business or occupation of night watchman, night watch service, private policeman, or any other occupation, the purpose of which is to afford additional police or fire protection for hire or reward; provided, that a watchman or caretaker working for a single employer in a line of business other than defined herein, shall not be subject to the provisions of this chapter, and further provided, that a person operating an armored car service for transporting money or other valuable personal property under guard, shall not be subject to the provisions of this chapter. (Ord. No. 648, § 1)

18A.2—18A.12 Reserved.

    Editor’s note: Ord. No. 86-19, § 62, adopted October 6, 1986, repealed §§ 18A.2—18A.12 and §§ 18A.15—18A.21 in their entirety. The aforesaid were concerned with permits and licenses, and derived in part from Ord. No. 648, §§ 2—10; and Ord. No. 77-15, § 16, adopted April 18, 1977.

18A.13 Uniforms to be approved, etc., by chief of police.

The chief of police shall prescribe or approve the style and type of uniform, if any, to be used by the private patrol system or patrol service, for the purpose of maintaining a readily apparent distinction from the uniforms worn by the regularly employed police officers of the city. (Ord. No. 648, § 5)

18A.14 Motor vehicle insignia to be approved by chief of police.

The chief of police shall prescribe or approve the type or character of identification markings or insignia placed on any motor vehicle used in the operation of any private patrol service or patrol system. (Ord. No. 648, § 5)

18A.15—18A.21 Reserved.

Note: See editor’s note to §§ 18A.2—18A.12.