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Section 257.42

MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949


257.42 "Police officer" defined.

Sec. 42.

"Police officer" means any of the following:

(a) A sheriff or sheriff's deputy.

(b) A village or township marshal.

(c) An officer of the police department of any city, village, or township.

(d) An officer of the Michigan state police.

(e) A peace officer who is trained and certified under the commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28.601 to 28.616.

(f) For purposes of enforcing sections 215, 255, 631(1) other than for speed by noncommercial vehicle operators, 717, 719, 719a, 720, 722, 724, 725, and 726, a duly authorized agent of a county road commission meeting the requirements of section 726c. However, an authorized agent of a county road commission shall only enforce sections 215 and 255 with respect to commercial vehicles. Except as provided in section 726c(2), an authorized agent of a county road commission is not required to be certified as a police officer under the commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28.601 to 28.616, to enforce any law described in this subdivision.


History: 1949, Act 300, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1983, Act 10, Imd. Eff. Mar. 18, 1983 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 74, Imd. Eff. Apr. 18, 1984 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 173, Imd. Eff. Aug. 22, 1989 ;-- Am. 2012, Act 529, Eff. Mar. 28, 2013


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