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      RS 40:9     


§9. Arrests for violations

            A. Any inspector, officer, or employee of the state health officer may arrest, without warrant, all persons violating any rule or regulation of the state health officer or any article or provision of the sanitary code, when the violation occurs within his sight, view, or personal knowledge. When the violation does not so occur, he may arrest only in execution of a warrant duly issued in accordance with the provisions of this Part or by a competent judicial authority.

            B. All law enforcement officers shall aid in the apprehension of persons violating the provisions of the sanitary code or any rule or regulation of the state health office. These officers shall themselves arrest and apprehend all offenders committing such violations in their view or sight or within their personal knowledge.

            Acts 1976, No. 346, §1; Acts 2018, No. 206, §4.

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