ABSTRACT

State and Local Deputation of Federal Law Enforcement Officers During Stafford Act Deployments, Memorandum Opinion for the Acting Chief Counsel, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives [March 5, 2012]   [open pdf - 85KB]

"Where federal law enforcement officers have been deployed pursuant to the Stafford Act and are properly carrying out federal disaster relief in a local community, they may accept deputation under state laws that expressly authorize them to make state law arrests, where such arrests would bear a logical relationship to or advance the purposes of the Stafford Act deployment."

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2012-03-05
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Public Domain
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U.S. Dept. of Justice: http://www.justice.gov/
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