CHAPTER 86 - STATE DETECTIVES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 18 OF THE REVISED CODE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AS AMENDED RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF STATE DETECTIVES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That 565. Section 1 of the Revised Code of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out said Section and substituting in lieu thereof the following to be styled 565 Section 1.

565 Section 1. On the third Monday in March in the year one thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight (1938) and every four years thereafter, the Governor shall appoint three (3) suitable persons, one of whom shall be a resident in the County of New Castle, one a resident of Kent County, and one a resident of Sussex County, to be detectives for the State of Delaware. Such detectives shall hold office for the term of four years from the date of their appointment, and until their successors shall be appointed and duly qualified, unless sooner removed from office by the Governor as hereinafter provided. It shall be the duty of said detectives, under the direction of the Attorney General or his Deputy, to investigate and ferret out crimes committed in this State.

Approved March 25, 1935.