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626.862 Powers of law enforcement officers.

Except as specifically provided by statute, only a peace officer, constable, and part-time peace officer may:

(1) issue a citation in lieu of arrest or continued detention unless specifically authorized by ordinance;

(2) ask a person receiving a citation to give a written promise to appear in court; or

(3) take a person into custody as permitted by section 629.34.

HIST: 1987 c 334 s 5

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