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Statute: 40A:14-146.3

a. Any officer appointed pursuant to section 1 of P.L. 1975, c. 189 (C. 40A:14-146.2) in any city of the second class with a population of more than 140,000 inhabitants, according to the 1970 federal census, or in any city of the second class with a population of more than 52,000 but less than 55,000 inhabitants, according to the 1980 federal census, in a county of the second class, or b. any person appointed pursuant to section 2 of P.L. 1985, c. 52 (C. 40A:14-146.2a) in any city of the second class with a population of more than 140,000 inhabitants, according to the 1970 federal census, in a county of the second class or in any city of the second class with a population of more than 52,000 but less than 55,000 inhabitants, according to the 1980 federal census, in a county of the second class, who shall have successfully completed the minimum number of hours required for full-time police officers to complete the police training course or program approved by the Police Training Commission in arrest, search and seizure, criminal law, the use of deadly force, and any other course required by the Police Training Commission and who shall annually qualify in the use of a revolver or similar weapon, shall have all the powers conferred by law on police officers in the enforcement of the laws of this State or municipal ordinances, including the power to apprehend offenders. L. 1975, c. 189, s. 2, eff. Aug. 16, 1975. Amended by L. 1985, c. 52, s. 3, eff. Feb. 21, 1985; L. 1985, c. 439, s. 1.

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