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      CCRP 951     


Art. 951.  Sheriff; law enforcement officer

A.  The sheriff and any other law enforcement agency or officer or court official having jurisdiction in the affected court shall have all necessary authority and powers to operate within the host jurisdiction in which the affected court is conducting emergency sessions pursuant to Article 944, including the collection of fines, fees, costs, and bonds.  This authority shall be limited to those matters being conducted in the emergency session of court.

B.  The provisions of this Article shall constitute an exception to territorial jurisdiction of the sheriff in the same manner as Articles 204 and 213.

Acts 2005, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 52, §1, eff. Dec. 6, 2005.

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