Section 11-43-181

"Law enforcement officer" defined.

As used in this article, the term "law enforcement officer" shall mean and include a policeman, policewoman, and other official who has authority to make arrests and who is employed by any municipality in the state as a permanent and regular employee for and subject to law enforcement duties, but it does not include any person elected by popular vote.

(Acts 1976, No. 372, p. 471, §2.)