THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.525 Riots and unlawful assemblies; use of force to quell.
Use of force to quell unlawful assemblies—If any persons, who shall be so riotously or unlawfully assembled, and who shall have been commanded to disperse, as before provided, shall refuse or neglect to disperse, without unnecessary delay, any 2 of the magistrates or officers before mentioned may require the aid of a sufficient number of persons, in arms or otherwise, as may be necessary, and shall proceed in such manner as in their judgment shall be expedient, forthwith to disperse and suppress such unlawful, riotous or tumultuous assembly, and seize and secure the persons composing the same, so that they may be proceeded with according to law.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931
CL 1948, 750.525
Former Law: See section 5 of Ch. 157 of R.S. 1846, being CL 1857, § 5851; CL 1871, § 7685; How., § 9268; CL 1897, § 11338; CL 1915, § 15005; and CL 1929, § 16602.
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