§574.18. Prohibition of city council members to parole or release persons
Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, no member of a city council or the chief of police in a municipality with a population under eighty thousand shall have the power or authority to parole or authorize the release from custody of any person who is under arrest or in custody for the violation of an ordinance of that municipality. The chief of police shall not have the authority to suspend the parole power of the mayor or his designated magistrate of such municipality.
Acts 1991, No. 758, §1.