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COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACT OF 1966 (EXCERPT)
Act 331 of 1966
389.128 Public safety officers or police officers; grant of powers and authority; public hearings; public safety advisory committee.
(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), the board of trustees of a community college created under this act may grant to the public safety officers or police officers of that community college the powers and authority of a peace or law enforcement officer. Public safety officers or police officers granted the powers and authority under this act shall have the same powers and authority of a peace officer under the code of criminal procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 760.1 to 776.22, and as provided under the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.1 to 257.923.
(2) Before granting the powers and authority provided under subsection (1), a board of trustees of a community college shall conduct not less than 2 public hearings.
(3) The board of trustees of a community college shall not grant the powers and authority described in subsection (1) unless that board of trustees creates a public safety advisory committee. The public safety advisory committee shall be comprised of 2 members of the faculty and 2 members of the staff of the community college. The public safety advisory committee shall receive and address grievances by persons against the public safety officers or police officers or against the public safety department or police department of that community college. The committee may recommend to the board of trustees or the administration of that community college that disciplinary measures be taken against a public safety officer or police officer who is found responsible for misconduct in office.
History: Add. 1998, Act 51, Imd. Eff. Mar. 31, 1998
Am. 1998, Act 281, Imd. Eff. July 27, 1998
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