Chapter 9.16


9.16.010    Private alarm systems.

9.16.020    Malicious prosecution.

9.16.010 Private alarm systems.

It is unlawful for any person having or conducting a privately owned police signal system or private alarm system to establish or maintain direct electrical, mechanical or other physical connection with any facilities of the Mercer Island police, except that any central station monitoring system or electronic security system or any other private alarm system or signal system may be connected by telephone with the headquarters office of the Mercer Island police by any telephonic means compatible with telephone facilities of the Mercer Island police, as approved by the police chief. (Ord. 06C-06 § 2; Ord. A-91 § 1, 1991).

9.16.020 Malicious prosecution.

A. It is unlawful for any person to maliciously and without probable cause therefor, to knowingly cause or attempt to cause another to be arrested or proceeded against for violation of any of the provisions of this title or the provisions of any other title of this code of which he is innocent.

B. If such crime is a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor, such person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. A-91 § 1, 1991).