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Employment of retired persons as special patrolmen for publicly owned property
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 10
§ 209-v. Employment of retired persons as special patrolmen for
publicly owned property. 1. Notwithstanding any general, local or
special law or charter provision, the governing board of any political
subdivision may authorize any police or law enforcement agency of such
political subdivision to employ retired former members of police or
sheriff's departments, or the division of state police, or retired
former correction, parole or probation officers for the purpose of
providing special patrolmen in publicly owned property within such
political subdivision, including property of a school district, in order
to protect the property or persons on such premises.

2. Persons so employed shall have all the powers of peace officers, as
set forth in section 2.20 of the criminal procedure law, when performing
the duties set forth in subdivision one of this section.

3. The governing board of such political subdivision shall have the
power to fix the compensation of persons so employed, either at annual
or per diem rates. Employments provided for in this section shall be
subject to the provisions of article seven of the retirement and social
security law.