HOUSE BILL NO. 803
AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, PART II, TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SPECIAL CONSTABLES FOR RAILROAD COMPANIES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of DeIctware:
Section 1. Amend §2715, Chapter 27, Part II, Title
10 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new paragraph, which new paragraph shall be placed immediately following the existing first paragraph:
"Each special constable appointed for a railroad company shall have and exercise in every city and county in which the said railroad does business, operates or owns property, the power to arrest, with or without warrant, any person who in his presence commits upon the premises of any such company or in or about its cars, depots, depot grounds, yards, buildings or other structures any offense against the laws of this State or the ordinances of any such city or county; provided, however, in instances where such arrest is made without warrant the special constable shall forthwith take such offender before the nearest open Justice of the Peace Court and make formal complaint against the person so arrested. Where such arrests without warrant are made within the limits of the City of Wilmington, the special constable shall forthwith take such suspect before the Muncipal Court of the City of Wilmington and make formal complaint against the person so arrested."
Approved June 25, 1976