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Members of police force to have one day rest in seven
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 10
§ 208. Members of police force to have one day rest in seven.
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law, every
member of the police force in a city, county, town or village, except in
case of an emergency, shall be allowed at least twenty-four consecutive
hours of rest in any calendar week, without diminution of the salary or
compensation as fixed by or pursuant to law. The term "emergency" within
the meaning of this section shall be deemed to mean and include, a
national war, a strike or riot, a conflagration, a general or special
election, a public celebration, and other like public emergencies
requiring attendance by the police force.