Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 289.250
Foresters and firewardens; arson investigators.


1.

The following persons have only those powers of a peace officer necessary to enforce the provisions of the laws of this State respecting forest and watershed management or the protection of forests and other lands from fire:

(a)

Paid foresters and firewardens appointed pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 2 of NRS 472.040.

(b)

Citizen-wardens appointed pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 2 of NRS 472.040.

(c)

Voluntary firewardens appointed pursuant to paragraph (c) of subsection 2 of NRS 472.040.

2.

A paid forester or firewarden appointed as an arson investigator pursuant to paragraph (d) of subsection 2 of NRS 472.040 has the powers of a peace officer.

3.

An arson investigator designated as a peace officer pursuant to:

(a)

Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 244.2961; or

(b)

Subsection 3 of NRS 266.310,
Ê has the powers of a peace officer.
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