Section 11-40-10.1

Contracts for certain law enforcement services of Class 6 municipality.

(a) The governing body of a Class 6 municipality may enter into contracts which provide for the police department of the municipality to provide law enforcement services beyond the corporate limits of the municipality, but within the police jurisdiction of the municipality, and may prescribe the conditions under which the services may be rendered. The governing body of the municipality may enter into a contract or contracts with any county or county board, any property owner of a manufacturing or industrial concern, or any property owner within any residential or business area for its police department to render law enforcement services on the terms as may be agreed to by the governing body of a Class 6 municipality and the contracting party or parties.

(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the governing body of the municipality may not enter into a contract or contracts with any county or county board, any property owner of a manufacturing or industrial concern, or any property owner within any residential or business area for its police department to render law enforcement services to enforce traffic regulations, including speeding and enforcement of speed zones.

(c) When the police department of a Class 6 municipality is operating pursuant to a contract or contracts pursuant to this section on any call beyond the corporate limits, but within the police jurisdiction of the Class 6 municipality, the department shall be deemed to be operating in a governmental capacity and subject to the same liability for injuries as the department would be if the department was otherwise operating within the corporate limits of the Class 6 municipality.

(Act 2001-693, p. 1452, §1.)