Thursday, August 9, 2007

I wasn't gonna talk about this, but....

The debate is heating up over whether Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers are legit. That is, if they didn't take an "oath of office" when the new department was created last January, are they "sworn" officers?

Here's the statute.

Relevant section:
IC 5-2-1-17
Police officers; enforcement powers; duties; oath; training
(c) Police officers appointed by the board:
(1) must take an appropriate oath of office in a form and manner prescribed by the board;

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