PREVENTION OF PUBLIC OFFENSES
19-204. Prevention of offenses by officers of justice. Public offenses may be prevented by the intervention of the officers of justice:
1. By requiring security to keep the peace.
2. By forming a police in cities and towns, and by requiring their attendance in exposed places.
3. By suppressing riots.
[(19-204) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 17, p. 215; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 7375; C.S., sec. 8628; I.C.A., sec. 19-204.]