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1.1 Transportation Article 4-208

The MDTA Police Force is given the authority to arrest by Transportation Article 4-208 of the Annotated Code of Maryland


8.1 Exemption from Arrest

Generally, friendly foreign sovereigns and their attendants, their ambassadors and other diplomatic agents, public ministers and their attendants, household and retinue are exempt from arrest, entry of their houses, or the process of law of the country visited


3.3 Handcuffs and Flex Cuffs

double locking of handcuffs when applied to prisoner is mandatory to prevent accidental tightening of the handcuffs during transportation of the prisoner


1.2 Release of Arrestee

Prior to releasing a subject, sworn personnel must confer with a supervisor; however, the final decision to release a subject lies solely with the arresting officer


4.1 Release of Arrestee Documentation

Before the arresting officer's tour of duty ends, he/she must complete and Incident Report Form 121


4.1.2 Release of Arrestee Documentation Incident

One Incident Report can be used to cover all involuntary detentions in the same incident


4.1.1 Release of an Arrestee

The incident in block #4 of the IR will be "Involuntary Detention"


4.2 If the information required by subparagraph 4.1 is contained in another __ or __, the Incident Report required by subparagraph 4.1 does not have to be completed

CR or IR


4.2.1 The words INVOLUNTARY DETENTION must appear in _______ _______ in the first line of the _________ of the CR of IR

capital letters, narrative


4.3 Involuntary Detentions

In all cases involving involuntary detentions, the original approved report and all related documents must be sent through the chain of command to the arresting officer's division commander


Missing Offenders- Blue Alert Program

An individual who is suspected of killing or seriously injuring a law enforcement officer and whose whereabouts are unknown


Personnel Laws 3-110- LE Officers- complaints admissibility

Providing that evidence of a formal complaint against a law enforcement officer is not admissible in an administrative or a judicial proceeding if the complaint resulted in the exoneration of the officer of all charged, a determination that the charged were unsustained or unfounded, the acquittal of the officer by a hearing board, the dismissal of the action against the officer, or a finding of not guilty by a hearing board


Transportation Article Section: 21- 405

Requiring drivers approaching an emergency vehicle that is stopped, standing, or parked on a highway and using any visual signals, unless otherwise directed by a police officer or traffic control device, to make a lane change into an available lane not immediately adjacent to the emergency vehicle under specified circumstances or to slow to a reasonable and prudent speed that is safe for specified existing conditions under specified circumstances