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An Act Relating to Personnel Working in Public Safety




Authorizes transport officers to transport prisoners to and from court pursuant to a writ of habeas corpus and to provide safe and secure custody of prisoners during the proceedings, as directed by the court,allows a transport officer to use a reasonable degree of nondeadly force and deadly force, based on the provisions applicable to law enforcement officers,clarifies the power of corrections personnel to use force by eliminating the current law’s cross-reference.