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Hospitals; special police officers; powers and duties
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 4, TITLE 4
§ 455. Hospitals; special police officers; powers and duties. 1. The
director of each hospital in the department may designate attendants or
other employees to act as special police officers whose duty it shall be
under the orders of the director to protect the grounds, buildings and
patients of the hospital and to eject therefrom disorderly persons. Such
attendants and employees, acting as special police officers, shall
possess all the powers of peace officers, as set forth in section 2.20
of the criminal procedure law, on the grounds and premises.

2. The designation of such attendants and employees as special police
officers in pursuance hereof, shall not be deemed to supersede, on the
grounds and premises of such hospital, the authority of peace or police
officers of the jurisdiction within which such hospital is located.