Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 289.350
Members of police department of Nevada System of Higher Education.


1.

A person employed and compensated as a member of the police department of the Nevada System of Higher Education, when appointed pursuant to subsection 1 of NRS 396.325 and duly sworn, is a peace officer, but may exercise the officer’s power or authority only:

(a)

Upon the campuses of the Nevada System of Higher Education, including that area to the center line of public streets adjacent to a campus;

(b)

When in hot pursuit of a violator leaving such a campus or area;

(c)

In or about other grounds or properties of the Nevada System of Higher Education; or

(d)

Except as limited by subsection 2, in accordance with interlocal agreements entered into with other law enforcement agencies.

2.

An interlocal agreement between the police department for the Nevada System of Higher Education and other law enforcement agencies may allow a peace officer of the police department of the Nevada System of Higher Education to exercise the officer’s power or authority:

(a)

On any public street that is adjacent to property owned by the Nevada System of Higher Education.

(b)

On any property that is consistently used by an organization whose recognition by the Nevada System of Higher Education is a necessary condition for its continued operation.

(c)

On any property that is rented or leased by the Nevada System of Higher Education for an event that is approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education.

(d)

For mutual assistance specifically agreed upon with the other law enforcement agencies that are parties to the interlocal agreement.
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Feb. 5, 2021