STATE PRISON AND COUNTY JAILS
STATE BOARD OF CORRECTION
20-209C. Authority to designate employees as peace officers. All employees of the state board of correction who receive peace officer certification from the Idaho peace officer standards and training council shall have the authority given by statute to peace officers of the state of Idaho in accordance with the provisions of section 19-5109, Idaho Code. The state board of correction shall have the additional authority to designate other employees to act as peace officers when engaged in transportation of prisoners or apprehension of prisoners or wards who have escaped, or apprehension and arrest of persons who are suspected of having violated the terms and conditions of their probation or parole, or when present with and at the request of a local, state or federal law enforcement officer.
[(20-209C) 20-209B, as added by 1973, ch. 170, sec. 2, p. 360; redesignated as I.C. sec. 20-209C, 1979, ch. 205, sec. 1, p. 588; am. 1980, ch. 99, sec. 1, p. 219; am. 2005, ch. 131, sec. 3, p. 420; am. 2011, ch. 28, sec. 2, p. 70.]