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Article 2 - NY Criminal Procedure Law

PEACE OFFICER

S 2.10 Persons designated as peace officers.
   Notwithstanding the provisions of any general, special or local law or
  charter  to  the  contrary,  only  the  following persons shall have the
  powers of, and shall be peace officers:
    1. Constables or police constables of a town or village, provided such
  designation is not inconsistent with local law.
    2. The sheriff, undersheriff and deputy sheriffs of New York city  and
  sworn  officers  of  the  Westchester county department of public safety
  services  appointed  after  January   thirty-first,   nineteen   hundred
  eighty-three  to  the title of public safety officer and who perform the
  functions previously performed by a Westchester county deputy sheriff on
  or prior to such date.
    3.  Investigators  of  the  office  of   the   state   commission   of
  investigation.
    4.  Employees  of the department of taxation and finance designated by
  the commissioner of taxation and finance as peace officers and  assigned
  by  the  commissioner  of taxation and finance (a) to the enforcement of
  any of the criminal or seizure and forfeiture provisions of the tax  law
  relating  to  (i)  taxes  imposed  under or pursuant to the authority of
  article twelve-A of the tax law and administered  by  the  commissioner,
  (ii)  taxes  imposed  under  or  pursuant  to  the  authority of article
  eighteen of the tax law and  administered  by  the  commissioner,  (iii)
  taxes  imposed  under  article  twenty  of the tax law, or (iv) sales or
  compensating use taxes relating  to  petroleum  products  or  cigarettes
  imposed  under  article  twenty-eight  or  pursuant  to the authority of
  article twenty-nine of the tax law and administered by the  commissioner
  or
    (b)  to  the enforcement of any provision of the penal law relating to
  any of the taxes described in paragraph  (a)  of  this  subdivision  and
  relating  to  crimes effected through the use of a statement or document
  filed with the department in connection with the administration of  such
  taxes or
    (c)  as  revenue  crimes specialist and assigned to the enforcement of
  any of the  criminal  provisions  of  the  tax  law  relating  to  taxes
  administered  by  the  commissioner  of  taxation and finance other than
  those taxes set forth in  paragraph  (a)  of  this  subdivision  or  any
  provision  of the penal law relating to such taxes, and those provisions
  of the penal law (i) relating to any of the  foregoing  taxes  and  (ii)
  relating  to  crimes effected through the use of a statement or document
  filed with the department in connection with the administration of  such
  foregoing taxes or
    (d)  to  the  enforcement  of any provision of law which is subject to
  enforcement by criminal penalties and which relates to  the  performance
  by  persons  employed  by  the department of taxation and finance of the
  duties of their employment.
    Provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
  authorize any such employee designated as a peace officer after November
  first, nineteen hundred eighty-five to carry, possess, repair or dispose
  of a firearm unless the appropriate license  therefor  has  been  issued
  pursuant  to section 400.00 of the penal law, and further provided that,
  prior to such designation by the commissioner each such  employee  shall
  have  successfully  completed  the  training  requirements  specified in
  section 2.30 of this article. Provided, further, that any license issued
  to such employee pursuant to  such  peace  officer  designation  by  the
  commissioner shall relate only to the firearm issued to such employee by
  the  department  of taxation and finance and such permit shall not cover
  any other firearms. The  foregoing  sentence  shall  not  be  deemed  to
  prohibit such peace officer from applying for a separate permit relating
  to non-departmental firearms.
    5.  Employees  of  the New York city department of finance assigned to
  enforcement of the tax on cigarettes  imposed  by  title  D  of  chapter
  forty-six  of  the  administrative  code  of the city of New York by the
  commissioner of finance.
    6. Confidential investigators and inspectors,  as  designated  by  the
  commissioner,  of the department of agriculture and markets, pursuant to
  rules of the department.
    7.  Officers  or  agents  of  a  duly  incorporated  society  for  the
  prevention of cruelty to animals.
    * 7-a.  Officers  or  agents  of  a  duly incorporated society for the
  prevention of cruelty to children in Rockland county; provided, however,
  that nothing in this subdivision  shall  be  deemed  to  authorize  such
  officer  or  agent  to  carry,  possess, repair, or dispose of a firearm
  unless the appropriate license therefor  has  been  issued  pursuant  to
  section  400.00 of the penal law; and provided further that such officer
  or agent shall exercise the powers of a peace officer only  when  he  is
  acting pursuant to his special duties.
    * NB Repealed August 11, 2019
    8.  Inspectors  and officers of the New York city department of health
  when acting pursuant to their special duties as  set  forth  in  section
  564-11.0  of  the administrative code of the city of New York; provided,
  however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed  to  authorize
  such  officer  to  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless
  the appropriate license therefor has been  issued  pursuant  to  section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    9.  Park  rangers  in Suffolk county, who shall be authorized to issue
  appearance tickets, simplified traffic  informations,  simplified  parks
  informations and simplified environmental conservation informations.
    10.  Broome  county  park  rangers  who  shall  be authorized to issue
  appearance tickets, simplified traffic  informations,  simplified  parks
  informations,  and  simplified  environmental conservation informations;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued pursuant to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    11. Park rangers  in  Onondaga  and  Cayuga  counties,  who  shall  be
  authorized to issue appearance tickets, simplified traffic informations,
  simplified  parks informations and simplified environmental conservation
  informations, within the respective counties of Onondaga and Cayuga.
    12. Special policemen designated by the commissioner and the directors
  of in-patient facilities in the office  of  mental  health  pursuant  to
  section 7.25 of the mental hygiene law, and special policemen designated
  by   the   commissioner  and  the  directors  of  facilities  under  his
  jurisdiction in the  office  of  mental  retardation  and  developmental
  disabilities  pursuant  to  section  13.25  of  the  mental hygiene law;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize  such  officers  to  carry,  possess,  repair  or dispose of a
  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been issued pursuant
  to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    13. Persons designated as special  policemen  by  the  director  of  a
  hospital  in  the  department of health pursuant to section four hundred
  fifty-five of the public health law; provided, however, that nothing  in
  this  subdivision  shall  be  deemed to authorize such officer to carry,
  possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless the  appropriate  license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    15.  Uniformed  enforcement  forces  of  the  New  York  state thruway
  authority, when acting pursuant to  subdivision  two  of  section  three
  hundred sixty-one of the public authorities law; provided, however, that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry,  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.
    16. Employees of the  department  of  health  designated  pursuant  to
  section  thirty-three  hundred  eighty-five  of  the  public health law;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued pursuant to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    17.  Uniformed  housing  guards  of  the  Buffalo  municipal   housing
  authority.
    18.  Bay  constable  of  the  city of Rye, the villages of Mamaroneck,
  South Nyack and bay constables of the towns of East Hampton,  Hempstead,
  Oyster  Bay,  Riverhead,  Southampton,  Southold, Islip, Shelter Island,
  Brookhaven,  Babylon,  Smithtown,  Huntington   and   North   Hempstead;
  provided,  however,  that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
  authorize the bay constables in the city of Rye, the  village  of  South
  Nyack  or  the  towns  of  Brookhaven,  Babylon, Southold, East Hampton,
  Riverhead, Islip, other than a bay constable of the town  of  Islip  who
  prior   to   April   third,  nineteen  hundred  ninety-eight  served  as
  harbormaster for such town and whose position was  reclassified  as  bay
  constable  for  such  town prior to such date, Smithtown, Huntington and
  Shelter Island to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm  unless
  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued pursuant to section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    19. Harbor masters appointed by a county, city, town or village.
    20. Bridge and tunnel  officers,  sergeants  and  lieutenants  of  the
  Triborough bridge and tunnel authority.
    21. a. Uniformed court officers of the unified court system.
    b.  Court  clerks  of the unified court system in the first and second
  departments.
    c. Marshall, deputy marshall, clerk or uniformed court  officer  of  a
  district court.
    (d)  Marshalls or deputy marshalls of a city court, provided, however,
  that nothing in this subdivision  shall  be  deemed  to  authorize  such
  officer  to  carry,  possess,  repair or dispose of a firearm unless the
  appropriate license therefor has been issued pursuant to section  400.00
  of the penal law.
    e. Uniformed court officers of the city of Mount Vernon.
    f. Uniformed court officers of the city of Jamestown.
    22.  Patrolmen  appointed by the Lake George park commission; provided
  however that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to  authorize
  such  officer  to  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless
  the appropriate license therefor has been  issued  pursuant  to  section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    23.   Parole  officers  or  warrant  officers  in  the  department  of
  corrections and community supervision.
    23-a. Parole revocation specialists in the department  of  corrections
  and  community  supervision;  provided,  however,  that  nothing in this
  subdivision shall  be  deemed  to  authorize  such  employee  to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    24. Probation officers.
    25. Officials, as designated by the commissioner of the department  of
  corrections   and   community  supervision  pursuant  to  rules  of  the
  department, and correction officers of any state  correctional  facility
  or of any penal correctional institution.
    26.  Peace  officers  designated pursuant to the provisions of the New
  York state defense emergency act, as set forth in chapter seven  hundred
  eighty-four  of the laws of nineteen hundred fifty-one, as amended, when
  acting pursuant to their special duties during a  period  of  attack  or
  imminent  attack  by  enemy  forces, or during official drills called to
  combat natural or man-made  disasters,  or  during  official  drills  in
  preparation  for  an  attack  by  enemy  forces  or in preparation for a
  natural or man-made disaster; provided, however, that  nothing  in  this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant  to  section  400.00  of  the  penal  law;  and
  provided  further,  that such officer shall have the powers set forth in
  section 2.20 of this article only during a period of imminent or  actual
  attack  by  enemy  forces  and  during  drills  authorized under section
  twenty-nine-b of article two-B of the executive law, providing  for  the
  use  of  civil  defense  forces  in disasters. Notwithstanding any other
  provision of law, such officers shall  have  the  power  to  direct  and
  control  traffic  during official drills in preparation for an attack by
  enemy forces  or  in  preparation  for  combating  natural  or  man-made
  disasters;  however, this grant does not include any of the other powers
  set forth in section 2.20 of this article.
    27.  New  York  city  special  patrolmen  appointed  by   the   police
  commissioner  pursuant  to  subdivision  c  or  e of section 434a-7.0 or
  subdivision c or e of section 14-106 of the administrative code  of  the
  city  of  New  York; provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision
  shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,  repair  or
  dispose  of  a  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been
  issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law and the employer  has
  authorized  such  officer  to  possess a firearm during any phase of the
  officers on-duty employment. Special patrolmen shall have the powers set
  forth in section 2.20 of this article only when they are acting pursuant
  to  their  special  duties;  provided,  however,  that   the   following
  categories  of  New  York  city special patrolmen shall have such powers
  whether or not they are acting pursuant to their special duties:  school
  safety  officers  employed  by the board of education of the city of New
  York; parking control specialists, taxi and limousine inspectors,  urban
  park  rangers  and evidence and property control specialists employed by
  the city of New York; and further provided that,  with  respect  to  the
  aforementioned categories of New York city special patrolmen, where such
  a  special  patrolman has been appointed by the police commissioner and,
  upon the expiration of such  appointment  the  police  commissioner  has
  neither  renewed  such  appointment  nor explicitly determined that such
  appointment shall not be renewed, such appointment shall remain in  full
  force   and   effect   indefinitely,  until  such  time  as  the  police
  commissioner expressly determines to  either  renew  or  terminate  such
  appointment.
    28.  All  officers  and members of the uniformed force of the New York
  city fire department  as  set  forth  and  subject  to  the  limitations
  contained in section 487a-15.0 of the administrative code of the city of
  New  York;  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a firearm unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has  been  issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    29.  Special  policemen  for  horse  racing, appointed pursuant to the
  provisions of the pari-mutuel revenue law as set forth  in  chapter  two
  hundred  fifty-four  of  the laws of nineteen hundred forty, as amended;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued pursuant to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    30. Supervising fire inspectors, fire inspectors, the fire marshal and
  assistant fire marshals, all of whom  are  full-time  employees  of  the
  county of Nassau fire marshal's office.
    32.  Investigators  of  the  department of motor vehicles, pursuant to
  section three hundred ninety-two-b  of  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law;
  provided,  however,  that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless the appropriate license therefor  has  been  issued  pursuant  to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    33.  A city marshall of the city of New York who has received training
  in firearms handling from the federal bureau of investigation or in  the
  New  York  city  police  academy,  or  in  the  absence of the available
  training programs from the federal bureau of investigation and  the  New
  York city police academy, from another law enforcement agency located in
  the  state  of New York, and who has received a firearms permit from the
  license division of the New York city police department.
    34. Waterfront and airport investigators, pursuant to subdivision four
  of section ninety-nine hundred six of the unconsolidated laws; provided,
  however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed  to  authorize
  such  officer  to  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless
  the appropriate license therefor has been  issued  pursuant  to  section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    35.  Special  investigators appointed by the state board of elections,
  pursuant to secton 3-107 of the election law.
    36. Investigators appointed by the state liquor authority, pursuant to
  section  fifteen  of  the  alcoholic  beverage  control  law;  provided,
  however,  that  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize
  such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of  a  firearm  unless
  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued pursuant to section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    37. Special patrolmen of a political subdivision,  appointed  pursuant
  to  section  two  hundred nine-v of the general municipal law; provided,
  however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed  to  authorize
  such  officer  to  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless
  the appropriate license therefor has been  issued  pursuant  to  section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    38.  A  special  investigator  of  the  New  York  city  department of
  investigation who has received training in firearms handling in the  New
  York  police academy and has received a firearms permit from the license
  division of the New York city police department.
    39. Broome county special patrolman, appointed by  the  Broome  county
  attorney;  provided,  however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a firearm unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has  been  issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    40.  Special  officers  employed by the city of New York or by the New
  York city health and  hospitals  corporation;  provided,  however,  that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry,  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.  The New York city health and hospitals  corporation  shall  employ
  peace  officers  appointed  pursuant  to this subdivision to perform the
  patrol, investigation, and maintenance of the peace  duties  of  special
  officer,  senior special officer and hospital security officer, provided
  however  that  nothing  in  this  subdivision shall prohibit managerial,
  supervisory, or state licensed or certified  professional  employees  of
  the corporation from performing such duties where they are incidental to
  their  usual  duties,  or shall prohibit police officers employed by the
  city of New York from performing these duties.
    41. Fire police squads  organized  pursuant  to  section  two  hundred
  nine-c  of  the  general  municipal  law,  at  such  times  as  the fire
  department, fire company or an emergency rescue and first aid  squad  of
  the  fire  department or fire company are on duty, or when, on orders of
  the chief of the fire department or  fire  company  of  which  they  are
  members,  they  are  separately  engaged  in  response  to  a  call  for
  assistance pursuant to the provisions of section two hundred nine of the
  general  municipal  law;  provided,  however,  that  nothing   in   this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    42. Special deputy sheriffs appointed  by  the  sheriff  of  a  county
  within  which  any  part  of  the  grounds  of Cornell university or the
  grounds of any state institution constituting a part of the  educational
  and  research  plants  owned or under the supervision, administration or
  control of said university are located pursuant to  section  fifty-seven
  hundred  nine  of  the education law; provided, however, that nothing in
  this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize  such  officer  to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    43. Housing patrolmen of the Mount Vernon  housing  authority,  acting
  pursuant  to  rules  of  the  Mount  Vernon housing authority; provided,
  however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed  to  authorize
  such  officer  to  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless
  the appropriate license therefor has been  issued  pursuant  to  section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    44.  The officers, employees and members of the New York city division
  of fire prevention, in the bureau of fire, as set forth and  subject  to
  the  limitations contained in subdivision one of section 487a-1.0 of the
  administrative code of the city of New  York;  provided,  however,  that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry,  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.
    45. Persons appointed and designated as peace officers by the  Niagara
  frontier  transportation  authority, pursuant to subdivision thirteen of
  section twelve hundred ninety-nine-e of the public authorities law.
    46. Persons appointed as peace officers by the  Sea  Gate  Association
  pursuant  to  the  provisions of chapter three hundred ninety-one of the
  laws of nineteen hundred forty, provided, however, that nothing in  this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    47. Employees of the department of financial services when  designated
  as peace officers by the superintendent of financial services and acting
  pursuant  to  their  special  duties as set forth in article four of the
  financial  services  law;  provided,  however,  that  nothing  in   this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    48. New York state air base security guards when they  are  designated
  as peace officers under military regulations promulgated by the chief of
  staff  to  the  governor  and  when  performing their duties as air base
  security guards  pursuant  to  orders  issued  by  appropriate  military
  authority;  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be
  deemed to authorize such guards to carry, possess, repair or dispose  of
  a  firearm  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    49. Members of  the  army  national  guard  military  police  and  air
  national  guard security personnel belonging to the organized militia of
  the state of New York when they are designated as peace  officers  under
  military  regulations  promulgated  by  the  adjutant  general  and when
  performing their duties as military policemen or air security  personnel
  pursuant  to  orders issued by appropriate military authority; provided,
  however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed  to  authorize
  such military police or air security personnel to carry, possess, repair
  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been
  issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    50.  Transportation  supervisors in the city of White Plains appointed
  by the commissioner of public  safety  in  the  city  of  White  Plains;
  provided,  however,  that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless the appropriate license therefor  has  been  issued  pursuant  to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    51.  Officers  and  members  of the fire investigation division of the
  fire department of the city of Rochester, the city of Binghamton and the
  city of Utica, when acting pursuant to their special duties  in  matters
  arising under the laws relating to fires, the extinguishment thereof and
  fire  perils;  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall
  be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose
  of a firearm unless the appropriate license  therefor  has  been  issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * 52.  Security hospital treatment assistants, as so designated by the
  commissioner of the office of mental health while  transporting  persons
  convicted   of  a  crime  to  court,  to  other  facilities  within  the
  jurisdiction of the office of mental health, or to any  state  or  local
  correctional   facility;   provided,   however,  that  nothing  in  this
  subdivision shall  be  deemed  to  authorize  such  employee  to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of penal law.
    * NB Effective until November 1, 2015
    * 52. Security hospital treatment assistants, as so designated by  the
  commissioner  of  the office of mental health while performing duties in
  or arising out of the course of  their  employment;  provided,  however,
  that  nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be deemed to authorize such
  employee to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a  firearm  unless  the
  appropriate  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00
  of the penal law.
    * NB Effective November 1, 2015
    53. Authorized agents  of  the  municipal  directors  of  weights  and
  measures  in the counties of Suffolk, Nassau and Westchester when acting
  pursuant to their special duties as set forth  in  section  one  hundred
  eighty-one  of  the agriculture and markets law; provided, however, that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm  unless  the  appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.
    54.  Special  policemen  appointed  pursuant  to  section  one hundred
  fifty-eight of the town law; provided, however,  that  nothing  in  this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * 55.  Special  patrolmen  for sports facilities in the performance of
  sporting events, pursuant to the provisions of section one hundred six-b
  of the alcoholic beverage control law; provided, however,  that  nothing
  in  this  section  shall  be  deemed to authorize such officer to carry,
  possess, repair, or dispose of a firearm unless such officer is required
  pursuant to his status as a police officer within this state.
    * NB Expired July 1, 1993
    56. Dog control officers  of  the  town  of  Brookhaven,  who  at  the
  discretion  of  the  town  board may be designated as constables for the
  purpose of enforcing article twenty-six of the agriculture  and  markets
  law  and  for  the purpose of issuing appearance tickets permitted under
  article seven of such law;  provided,  however,  that  nothing  in  this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    57. Harbor Park rangers employed by the Snug Harbor cultural center in
  Richmond county and appointed as New York city special patrolmen by  the
  police  commissioner  pursuant to subdivision c of section 14-106 of the
  administrative code  of  the  city  of  New  York.  Notwithstanding  any
  provision  of law, rule or regulation, such officers shall be authorized
  to issue appearance tickets pursuant to section 150.20 of this  chapter,
  and  shall  have  such  other powers as are specified in section 2.20 of
  this article only when acting pursuant to their special duties.  Nothing
  in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officers to carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law and
  the employer has authorized such officer to possess a firearm during any
  phase of the officer's on-duty employment.
    * 57-a. Seasonal park rangers of the Westchester county department  of
  public safety while employed as authorized by the commissioner of public
  safety/sheriff  of  the  county  of Westchester; provided, however, that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm  unless  the  appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 57-a's
    * 57-a.  Officers  of  the  Westchester county public safety emergency
  force, when activated by the commissioner of  public  safety/sheriff  of
  the  county  of  Westchester;  provided,  however  that  nothing in this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate  license  therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 57-a's
    58.  Uniformed  members  of  the  security  force  of the Troy housing
  authority provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision  shall  be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a  firearm  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    59. Officers and members of the sanitation police of the department of
  sanitation of the city of New York, duly  appointed  and  designated  as
  peace  officers  by  such department; provided, however, that nothing in
  this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize  such  officer  to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of  the  penal  law.
  Provided,  further,  that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
  apply to officers and members of the  sanitation  police  regularly  and
  exclusively assigned to enforcement of such city's residential recycling
  laws.
    61.  Chief fire marshall, assistant chief fire marshall, fire marshall
  II and fire marshall I, all of  whom  are  full-time  employees  of  the
  Suffolk  county  department of fire, rescue and emergency services, when
  acting pursuant to their special duties in  matters  arising  under  the
  laws  relating  to  fires,  the  extinguishment thereof and fire perils;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued pursuant to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * 62.  Chief  fire  marshall,  assistant  chief  fire  marshall,  fire
  marshall  II and fire marshall I, all of whom are full-time employees of
  the town of Babylon, when acting pursuant to  their  special  duties  in
  matters  arising  under  the  laws relating to fires, the extinguishment
  thereof and  fire  perils;  provided,  however,  that  nothing  in  this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 62's
    * 62. Employees of the division for youth assigned  to  transport  and
  warrants  units  who  are  specifically  designated  by  the director in
  accordance with section  five  hundred  four-b  of  the  executive  law,
  provided,  however,  that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
  authorize such employees to carry,  possess,  repair  or  dispose  of  a
  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been issued pursuant
  to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 62's
    * 63.  Uniformed  members  of the fire marshal's office in the town of
  Southampton and the town of Riverhead, when  acting  pursuant  to  their
  special  duties in matters arising under the laws relating to fires, the
  extinguishment thereof and fire perils; provided, however  that  nothing
  in  this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry,
  possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless the  appropriate  license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 63's
    * 63. Employees of the town court of the town of Greenburgh serving as
  a  security officer; provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision
  will be deemed to authorize such officer to carry,  possess,  repair  or
  dispose  of  a  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been
  issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law or to authorize  such
  officer to carry or possess a firearm except while on duty.
    * NB There are 2 sub 63's
    64.  Cell  block  attendants  employed  by  the city of Buffalo police
  department; provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a firearm unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has  been  issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    65.  Chief fire marshall, assistant chief fire marshall, fire marshall
  II and fire marshall I, all of whom are full-time employees of the  town
  of  Brookhaven,  when acting pursuant to their special duties in matters
  arising under the laws relating to fires, the extinguishment thereof and
  fire perils; provided, however, that nothing in this  subdivision  shall
  be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose
  of  a  firearm  unless  the  appropriate license thereof has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    66.  Employees  of  the  village court of the village of Spring Valley
  serving as security officers at such village court;  provided,  however,
  that  nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be deemed to authorize such
  officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of  a  firearm  unless  the
  appropriate  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00
  of the penal law.
    67. Employees of the town court of the town of Putnam  Valley  serving
  as   a  security  officer;  provided,  however,  that  nothing  in  this
  subdivision will be deemed to authorize such officer to carry,  possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section  400.00  of  the  penal  law  or  to
  authorize  such  officer  to  carry or possess a firearm except while on
  duty.
    * 68. The state inspector general and investigators designated by  the
  state  inspector  general;  provided,  however,  that  nothing  in  this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize the state inspector general  or
  such  investigators  to  carry,  possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless the appropriate license therefor  has  been  issued  pursuant  to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 5 sub 68's
    * 68.  Dog  control  officers  of  the  town  of  Arcadia,  who at the
  discretion of the town board may be designated  as  constables  for  the
  purpose  of  enforcing article twenty-six of the agriculture and markets
  law and for the purpose of issuing appearance  tickets  permitted  under
  article  seven  of  such  law;  provided,  however, that nothing in this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate  license  therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 5 sub 68's
    * 68.  Employees  appointed  by the sheriff of Livingston county, when
  acting pursuant to their special  duties  serving  as  uniformed  marine
  patrol  officers;  provided,  however,  that nothing in this subdivision
  shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,  repair  or
  dispose  of  a  firearm  unless  the appropriate license has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law or to authorize such officer
  to carry or possess a firearm except while on duty.
    * NB There are 5 sub 68's
    * 68. Employees of the town court of the town of  Southampton  serving
  as  uniformed court officers at such town court; provided, however, that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm  unless  the  appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.
    * NB There are 5 sub 68's
    * 68.  Persons  employed  by  the  Chautauqua  county sheriff's office
  serving as court security officers; provided, however, that  nothing  in
  this  subdivision  shall  be  deemed to authorize such officer to carry,
  possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless the  appropriate  license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 5 sub 68's
    69.  Employees  of  the  village  court  of  the village of Amityville
  serving as uniformed court officers at  such  village  court;  provided,
  however,  that  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize
  such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of  a  firearm  unless
  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued pursuant to section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    70. Employees appointed by the sheriff of Yates  county,  pursuant  to
  their  special  duties  serving  as  uniformed  marine  patrol officers;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless  the  appropriate  license  has  been  issued pursuant to section
  400.00 of the penal law or to authorize such officer to carry or possess
  a firearm except while on duty.
    71. Town of Smithtown fire marshalls when  acting  pursuant  to  their
  special  duties in matters arising under the laws relating to fires, the
  extinguishment thereof and fire perils; provided, however, that  nothing
  in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officers to carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    72. Persons employed by Canisius college as members  of  the  security
  force   of  such  college;  provided,  however,  that  nothing  in  this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate  license  therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    73.  Employees  of  the  town court of the town of Newburgh serving as
  uniformed court officers at such town  court;  provided,  however,  that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry,  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.
    * 74. a. Special deputy sheriffs appointed by the sheriff of  Tompkins
  county  pursuant  to  paragraphs  b and c of this subdivision; provided,
  however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed  to  authorize
  such  officer  to  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless
  the appropriate license therefor has been  issued  pursuant  to  section
  400.00 of the penal law.
    b. For the protection of the grounds, buildings and property of Ithaca
  college  the  prevention  of crime and the enforcement of law and order,
  and for the enforcement of such rules and regulations as  the  board  of
  trustees  of Ithaca college shall from time to time make, the sheriff of
  Tompkins county may  appoint  and  remove  following  consultation  with
  Ithaca  college  such number of special deputy sheriffs as is determined
  by the sheriff to be necessary for the maintenance of  public  order  at
  Ithaca  college,  such appointments to be made from persons nominated by
  the president of Ithaca college.  Such  special  deputy  sheriffs  shall
  comply  with  requirements  as  established by the sheriff and shall act
  only within Tompkins county. Such special deputy sheriffs  so  appointed
  shall  be  employees  of  the college and subject to its supervision and
  control as outlined in the terms and conditions to  be  mutually  agreed
  upon  between  the  sheriff  and  Ithaca  college.  Such  special deputy
  sheriffs shall have the powers of peace officers and  shall  act  solely
  within  the  said  grounds  or  premises owned or administered by Ithaca
  college, except in those rare and special situations when  requested  by
  the sheriff to provide assistance on any public highway which crosses or
  adjoins  such  property.  Ithaca  college will provide legal defense and
  indemnification, and hold harmless the county of Tompkins, its  officers
  and  employees  and  the  Tompkins  county  sheriff,  its  officers  and
  employees, from all claims arising out of conduct by or injury to,  such
  personnel  while  carrying out their law enforcement functions except in
  those situations when they are acting under the direct  supervision  and
  control of the county or sheriff's department.
    c.  Every  special  deputy sheriff so appointed shall, before entering
  upon the duties of his or her office, take and  subscribe  the  oath  of
  office  prescribed  by article thirteen of the constitution of the state
  of New York which oath shall be filed in the office of the county  clerk
  of  Tompkins  county.  Every special deputy sheriff appointed under this
  subdivision when on regular duty shall  wear  conspicuously  a  metallic
  shield  with  a designating number and the words "Special Deputy Sheriff
  Ithaca College" thereon.
    * NB There are 4 sub 74's
    * 74. Parks and recreation forest rangers employed by  the  office  of
  parks,  recreation  and  historic  preservation; provided, however, that
  nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be  deemed  to   authorize   such
  individuals to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless the
  appropriate  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00
  of the penal law.
    * NB There are 4 sub 74's
    * 74. Employees of the village court of the village of Quogue, town of
  Southampton serving as uniformed court officers at such  village  court;
  provided,  however,  that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless the appropriate license therefor  has  been  issued  pursuant  to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 4 sub 74's
    * 74.  Employees of the town court of the town of East Hampton serving
  as uniformed court officers at such town court; provided, however,  that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry,  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.
    * NB There are 4 sub 74's
    * 75. Dog control officers  of  the  town  of  Clarence,  who  at  the
  discretion  of  the  town  board may be designated as constables for the
  purpose of enforcing article twenty-six of the agriculture  and  markets
  law  and  for  the purpose of issuing appearance tickets permitted under
  article seven of the agriculture and  markets  law;  provided,  however,
  that  nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be deemed to authorize such
  officers to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a  firearm  unless  the
  appropriate  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00
  of the penal law.
    * NB There are 3 sub 75's
    * 75. Airport security guards, senior airport security guards, airport
  security supervisors, retired police officers, and supervisors of  same,
  who  are designated by resolution of the town board of the town of Islip
  to provide  security  at  Long  Island  MacArthur  Airport  when  acting
  pursuant  to their duties as such, and such authority being specifically
  limited to the grounds of the said airport.  However,  nothing  in  this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess,
  repair  or  dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor
  has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 3 sub 75's
    * 75. Officers and members of the fire investigation unit of the  fire
  department  of the city of Buffalo when acting pursuant to their special
  duties in  matters  arising  under  the  laws  relating  to  fires,  the
  extinguishment  thereof and fire perils; provided, however, that nothing
  in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 3 sub 75's
    * 76. Employees of the village court of the  village  of  Southampton,
  town  of Southampton serving as uniformed court officers at such village
  court; provided, however, that nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a  firearm  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 76's
    * 76.  Animal  control  officers  employed  by  the city of Peekskill;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize  such  individuals  to  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a
  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been issued pursuant
  to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 76's
    * 77. (a) Syracuse University peace officers appointed  by  the  chief
  law  enforcement  officer of the city of Syracuse pursuant to paragraphs
  (b), (c) and (d) of this subdivision, who shall be authorized  to  issue
  appearance   tickets  and  simplified  traffic  informations;  provided,
  however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed  to  authorize
  any  such  officer  to  carry,  possess,  repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless the appropriate license therefor  has  been  issued  pursuant  to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    (b)  For  the  protection  of  the  grounds, buildings and property of
  Syracuse University, the prevention of crime and the enforcement of  law
  and  order,  and  for  the  enforcement of such rules and regulations as
  Syracuse University shall from time to time  establish,  the  chief  law
  enforcement  officer  of  the  city  of Syracuse may appoint and remove,
  following  consultations  with  Syracuse  University;  such  number   of
  Syracuse  University  peace  officers  as is determined by the chief law
  enforcement officer of the city of Syracuse  to  be  necessary  for  the
  maintenance  of public order at such university, such appointments to be
  made from persons nominated by the chancellor  of  Syracuse  University.
  Such  peace  officers  shall  comply  with such requirements as shall be
  established by  the  chief  law  enforcement  officer  of  the  city  of
  Syracuse.  Such Syracuse University peace officers so appointed shall be
  employees of such university, and subject to its supervision and control
  and the terms and conditions to be  mutually  agreed  upon  between  the
  chief  law  enforcement  officer  of  the  city of Syracuse and Syracuse
  University. Nothing in this  paragraph  shall  limit  the  authority  of
  Syracuse  University  to  remove  such  peace  officers.  Such  Syracuse
  University peace officers shall have the powers of peace officers within
  the geographical area of employment of the grounds  or  premises  owned,
  controlled  or administrated by Syracuse University within the county of
  Onondaga, except in those situations when requested  by  the  chief  law
  enforcement  officer  of  the  city  of Syracuse or his or her designee,
  including by means of written protocols  agreed  to  by  the  chief  law
  enforcement  officer of the city of Syracuse and Syracuse University, to
  provide assistance on any public highway which crosses or  adjoins  such
  grounds or premises. Syracuse University shall provide legal defense and
  indemnification,  and  hold  harmless  the  city  of  Syracuse,  and its
  officers and employees from all claims arising  out  of  conduct  by  or
  injury  to, such peace officers while carrying out their law enforcement
  functions, except in those situations when they  are  acting  under  the
  direct  supervision  and control of the chief law enforcement officer of
  the city of Syracuse, or his or her designee.
    (c) Every Syracuse University peace officer so appointed shall, before
  entering upon the duties of his or her office, take  and  subscribe  the
  oath of office prescribed by article thirteen of the state constitution,
  which  oath  shall  be  filed  in  the office of the county clerk of the
  county of Onondaga. Every such peace officer appointed pursuant to  this
  subdivision  when  on  regular  duty shall conspicuously wear a metallic
  shield with a designating number  and  the  words  "Syracuse  University
  Peace Officer" engraved thereon.
    (d)  To become eligible for appointment as a Syracuse University peace
  officer a candidate shall, in addition to the training  requirements  as
  set  forth  in  section  2.30  of  this  article, complete the course of
  instruction in public and private law enforcement  established  pursuant
  to paragraph (c) of subdivision five of section sixty-four hundred fifty
  of the education law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 77's
    * 77.  Chief  fire  marshal,  assistant  chief  fire marshal, and fire
  marshals, all of whom are  full-time  employees  of  the  town  of  East
  Hampton, when acting pursuant to their special duties in matters arising
  under  the  laws  relating to fires, the extinguishment thereof and fire
  perils; provided, however, that nothing in  this  subdivision  shall  be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a  firearm  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 2 sub 77's
    78. A  security  officer  employed  by  a  community  college  who  is
  specifically designated as a peace officer by the board of trustees of a
  community  college pursuant to subdivision five-a of section sixty-three
  hundred six of the education law, or by  a  community  college  regional
  board  of trustees pursuant to subdivision four-a of section sixty-three
  hundred ten of the education law; provided,  however,  that  nothing  in
  this  subdivision  shall  be  deemed to authorize such officer to carry,
  possess, repair or dispose of a firearm unless the  appropriate  license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * 79.  Court  security officers employed by the Wayne county sheriff's
  office; provided however, that nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a  firearm  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 4 sub 79's
    * 79. Supervisors and members of the arson  investigation  bureau  and
  fire inspection bureau of the office of fire prevention and control when
  acting  pursuant  to  their  special duties in matters arising under the
  laws relating to fires, their prevention, extinguishment,  investigation
  thereof,  and  fire  perils;  provided,  however,  that  nothing in this
  subdivision shall be  deemed  to  authorize  such  employees  to  carry,
  possess,  repair, or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 4 sub 79's
    * 79. Peace officers appointed by the  city  university  of  New  York
  pursuant  to subdivision sixteen of section sixty-two hundred six of the
  education law, who shall have the powers set forth in  section  2.20  of
  this  article  whether  or not they are acting pursuant to their special
  duties; provided, however, that nothing in  this  subdivision  shall  be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a  firearm  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 4 sub 79's
    * 79. Animal control officers of  the  city  of  Elmira,  who  at  the
  discretion  of  the city council of the city of Elmira may be designated
  as constables for the purpose of enforcing  article  twenty-six  of  the
  agriculture  and  markets law, and for the purpose of issuing appearance
  tickets permitted under article seven of such  law;  provided,  however,
  that  nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be deemed to authorize such
  officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of  a  firearm  unless  the
  appropriate  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00
  of the penal law.
    * NB There are 4 sub 79's
    80.  Employees  of the Onondaga county sheriff's department serving as
  uniformed court security officers at Onondaga county  court  facilities;
  provided,  however,  that nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
  authorize such officers to  carry,  possess,  repair  or  dispose  of  a
  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been issued pursuant
  to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * 81.  Members  of  the security force employed by Erie County Medical
  Center; provided however, that nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall  be
  deemed to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of
  a  firearm  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued
  pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 6 sb 81's
    * 81. Employees of the town of Riverhead serving as court officers  at
  town  of  Riverhead court facilities; provided, however, that nothing in
  this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such  officers  to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 6 sb 81's
    * 81. Employees of the town court of the town of Southold  serving  as
  uniformed  court  officers  at  such town court; provided, however, that
  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such officer to
  carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm  unless  the  appropriate
  license therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal
  law.
    * NB There are 6 sb 81's
    * 81.  Commissioners of and court officers in the department of public
  safety for the town of Rye when acting pursuant to their special  duties
  in matters arising under the laws relating to maintaining the safety and
  security  of citizens, judges and court personnel in the town court, and
  effecting the safe and secure transport of persons under the custody  of
  said  department;  provided,  however,  that nothing in this subdivision
  shall be deemed to authorize such employees to carry,  possess,  repair,
  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been
  issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 6 sb 81's
    * 81. Employees of the town of Yorktown serving as court attendants at
  town  of  Yorktown  court facilities; provided, however, that nothing in
  this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize such employees  to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 6 sb 81's
    * 81. Employees of the Lewis county sheriff's  department  serving  as
  uniformed  court  security  officers  at  Lewis county court facilities;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize  such  officers  to  carry,  possess,  repair  or dispose of a
  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been issued pursuant
  to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 6 sb 81's
    82. Employees of the  New  York  city  business  integrity  commission
  designated  as  peace  officers  by  the chairperson of such commission;
  provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision shall be  deemed  to
  authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
  unless  the  appropriate  license  therefor  has been issued pursuant to
  section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * 83. Members of the security force employed by Kaleida Health  within
  and  directly  adjacent  to the hospital buildings on the medical campus
  located between East North  Street,  Goodell  Street,  Main  Street  and
  Michigan  Avenue.  These  officers  shall only have the powers listed in
  paragraph  (c)  of  subdivision  one of section 2.20 of this article, as
  well as the power to detain an individual for  a  reasonable  period  of
  time  while  awaiting  the arrival of law enforcement, provided that the
  officer has actual knowledge, or probable cause to  believe,  that  such
  individual  has  committed an offense; provided however, that nothing in
  this subdivision shall be deemed to authorize  such  officer  to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    * NB There are 2 sb 83's
    *83. (a) Security services officers  employed  by  the  University  of
  Rochester  who are designated as peace officers by the board of trustees
  of the University of Rochester pursuant to paragraphs (b), (c), (d)  and
  (e)  of  this  subdivision;  provided,  however,  that  nothing  in this
  subdivision shall be deemed to authorize  any  such  officer  to  carry,
  possess,  repair  or dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license
  therefor has been issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    (b) For the protection of the grounds, buildings and property  of  the
  University  of Rochester, the prevention of crime and the enforcement of
  law and order, the board of trustees of the University of Rochester  may
  appoint  and remove such number of security services officers designated
  as peace officers as is determined  by  the  board  of  trustees  to  be
  necessary  for  the  maintenance  of  public  order consistent with this
  subdivision. Such peace officers shall comply with such requirements  as
  shall be mutually agreed upon between the chief law enforcement officers
  of the applicable local law enforcement jurisdictions and the University
  of  Rochester.  Such University of Rochester peace officers so appointed
  shall be employees of the University of Rochester  and  subject  to  its
  supervision  and  control.  Such  University of Rochester peace officers
  shall have the powers of peace officers within the  geographic  area  of
  employment  of the grounds or premises owned, controlled or administered
  by the University of Rochester within the county  of  Monroe  except  as
  provided  in  paragraph (c) of this subdivision; provided, however, such
  peace officers shall have the  powers  of  peace  officers  beyond  such
  geographic area upon the request of the chief law enforcement officer of
  the  local  law enforcement jurisdiction or his or her designee, for the
  purpose  of  transporting  an  individual  who  has  been  arrested   in
  accordance  with  section  140.27  of this chapter and when no local law
  enforcement officer is available for transporting such individual  in  a
  timely manner.
    (c) University of Rochester peace officers who are assigned to work at
  Strong  Memorial  Hospital shall only have the powers in section 9.41 of
  the mental hygiene law and the powers listed in paragraphs (a), (c)  and
  (h) of subdivision one of section 2.20 of this article. Provided that in
  order  to  exercise  the power set forth in paragraph (a) of subdivision
  one of section 2.20 of this article, the officer has  actual  knowledge,
  or  probable  cause  to  believe,  that such individual has committed an
  offense.
    (d) The University  of  Rochester  shall  provide  legal  defense  and
  indemnification   to   applicable  municipality  and  its  officers  and
  employees, and hold them harmless, against all  claims  arising  out  of
  conduct  by  or  injury  to such peace officers while carrying out their
  special duties, except in those  situations  when  they  are  acting  as
  agents  of the chief law enforcement officer of the applicable local law
  enforcement jurisdiction or his or her designee.
    (e) To become eligible for designation as a  University  of  Rochester
  peace   officer,   a  candidate  shall,  in  addition  to  the  training
  requirements as set forth in section 2.30 of this article, complete  the
  course  of instruction in public and private law enforcement established
  pursuant  to subdivision three of section sixty-four hundred thirty-five
  of the education law.
    * NB There are 2 sb 83's

S 2.15 Federal law enforcement officers; powers.
  The  following  federal law enforcement officers shall have the powers
  set forth in paragraphs (a) (with the exception of the  powers  provided
  by  paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision one and paragraph (b) of subdivision
  three  of  section  140.25  of  this  chapter),  (b),  (c)  and  (h)  of
  subdivision one of section 2.20 of this article:
    1. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents.
    2. United States Secret Service special agents.
    3.  Immigration  and  Customs  Enforcement special agents, deportation
  officers, and detention and deportation officers.
    4. United States Marshals and Marshals Service deputies.
    5. Drug Enforcement Administration special agents.
    6. Federal Protective Officers,  including  law  enforcement  security
  officers,  criminal  investigators  and  police  officers of the Federal
  Protective Service.
    7. United States Customs and Border  Protection  Officers  and  United
  States Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents.
    8. United States Postal Service police officers and inspectors.
    9.  United States park police; provided, however that, notwithstanding
  any provision of this section to the contrary, such  park  police  shall
  also  have  the  powers set forth in paragraph (b) of subdivision one of
  section 140.25 of this chapter and the powers set  forth  in  paragraphs
  (d), (e) and (g) of subdivision one of section 2.20 of this article.
    10. United States probation officers.
    11. United States General Services Administration special agents.
    12. United States Department of Agriculture special agents.
    13. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms special agents.
    14. Internal Revenue Service special agents and inspectors.
    15. Officers of the United States bureau of prisons.
    16. United States Fish and Wildlife special agents.
    17. United States Naval Investigative Service special agents.
    18. United States Department of State special agents.
    19.  Special  agents  of the defense criminal investigative service of
  the United States department of defense.
    20.  United  States  Department  of   Commerce,   Office   of   Export
  Enforcement, special agents.
    21.   United  States  Department  of  Veterans  Administration  police
  officers employed at  the  Veterans  Administration  Medical  Center  in
  Batavia.
    22. Federal Reserve law enforcement officers.
    23. Federal air marshal program special agents.
    * 24.  United  States  department  of  transportation  federal  police
  officers and police supervisors assigned to the United  States  Merchant
  Marine  Academy  in  Kings  Point,  New  York;  provided,  however that,
  notwithstanding any provision of this  section  to  the  contrary,  such
  police  shall  also  have  the  powers  set  forth  in  paragraph (b) of
  subdivision one of section 140.25 of this chapter  and  the  powers  set
  forth  in paragraphs (d), (e) and (g) of subdivision one of section 2.20
  of this article when acting pursuant to their special duties within  the
  geographical  area  of  their  employment or within one hundred yards of
  such geographical area.
    * NB There are 2 sb 24's
    * 24. United States Coast Guard Investigative Service special agents.
    * NB There are 2 sb 24's
    25.  United  States  Department  of  Commerce,  special   agents   and
  enforcement   officers   of   the   National   Oceanic  and  Atmospheric
  Administration's Fisheries Office for Law Enforcement.
    26. Department of the  Army  special  agents,  detectives  and  police
  officers.
    27.  United  States  Department  of  Interior,  park  rangers with law
  enforcement authority.
    28. United States Environmental Protection Agency special agents  with
  law enforcement authority.
    29. United States mint police.

S 2.16 Watershed  protection and enforcement officers; powers, duties,
        jurisdiction for arrests.
  1. Watershed protection and enforcement officers appointed by the city
  of Peekskill shall have the powers set forth  in  paragraphs  (a),  (b),
  (c),  (f),  (g),  and  (h)  of  subdivision  one of section 2.20 of this
  article; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall be deemed
  to authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair,  or  dispose  of  a
  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been issued pursuant
  to section 400.00 of the penal law. Watershed protection and enforcement
  officers  shall  complete the training requirements set forth in section
  2.30 of this article.
    2. The  city  of  Peekskill  may  appoint  the  following  persons  as
  watershed protection and enforcement officers:
    (a) the water superintendent;
    (b) the deputy assistant to the water superintendent; and
    (c) the watershed inspector or inspectors.
    3.  The  duties  of  the watershed protection and enforcement officers
  shall be to enforce those provisions of the  environmental  conservation
  law  and  the  penal  law  which relate to the contamination of water in
  those areas of the Hollow Brook watershed located  within  the  city  of
  Peekskill,  including  its  reservoirs,  shoreline, and tributaries, and
  those areas of the Hollow Brook watershed and Wiccopee reservoir located
  outside of  the  city  of  Peekskill  in  the  counties  of  Putnam  and
  Westchester, including its reservoirs, shoreline, and tributaries.
    4.  Notwithstanding  paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  thirty-four-a of
  section 1.20 of this title and paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  five  of
  section  140.25  of  this  chapter, watershed protection and enforcement
  officers are authorized to make arrests and issue appearance tickets  in
  those areas of the Hollow Brook watershed and Wiccopee reservoir located
  outside  of  the  city  of  Peekskill  in  the  counties  of  Putnam and
  Westchester, including along its reservoirs, shoreline, and tributaries.

S 2.20 Powers of peace officers.
   1.  The  persons designated in section 2.10 of this article shall have
  the following powers:
    (a) The power to make warrantless arrests pursuant to  section  140.25
  of this chapter.
    (b)  The  power  to  use  physical  force and deadly physical force in
  making an arrest or preventing an escape pursuant to  section  35.30  of
  the penal law.
    (c) The power to carry out warrantless searches whenever such searches
  are  constitutionally  permissible  and acting pursuant to their special
  duties.
    (d) The power to issue  appearance  tickets  pursuant  to  subdivision
  three  of  section 150.20 of this chapter, when acting pursuant to their
  special duties. New York city special patrolmen shall have the power  to
  issue  an  appearance  ticket  only  when  it  is  pursuant to rules and
  regulations of the police commissioner of the city of New York.
    (e) The power to issue uniform appearance tickets pursuant to  article
  twenty-seven  of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law and
  to issue simplified traffic informations pursuant to section  100.25  of
  this  chapter  and  section two hundred seven of the vehicle and traffic
  law whenever acting pursuant to their special duties.
    (f) The power to issue a uniform navigation summons  and/or  complaint
  pursuant  to  section  nineteen  of  the  navigation law whenever acting
  pursuant to their special duties.
    (g) The power to issue uniform appearance tickets pursuant to  article
  seventy-one  of  the  environmental  conservation  law,  whenever acting
  pursuant to their special duties.
    (h) The power to possess and take custody of firearms not owned by the
  peace officer, for the purpose of  disposing,  guarding,  or  any  other
  lawful purpose, consistent with his duties as a peace officer.
    (i)  Any  other  power  which  a particular peace officer is otherwise
  authorized to exercise by any general, special or local law  or  charter
  whenever  acting  pursuant to his special duties, provided such power is
  not inconsistent with the provisions of the penal law or this chapter.
    (j) Uniformed court officers shall have the  power  to  issue  traffic
  summonses  and  complaints for parking, standing, or stopping violations
  pursuant to the vehicle and traffic  law  whenever  acting  pursuant  to
  their special duties.
    2.  For  the purposes of this section a peace officer acts pursuant to
  his special duties when he performs the duties of his  office,  pursuant
  to  the  specialized  nature of his particular employment, whereby he is
  required or authorized to enforce any general, special or local  law  or
  charter, rule, regulation, judgment or order.
    3.  A  peace  officer,  whether  or not acting pursuant to his special
  duties, who lawfully exercises any of  the  powers  conferred  upon  him
  pursuant  to this section, shall be deemed to be acting within the scope
  of his public employment for purposes  of  defense  and  indemnification
  rights  and  benefits  that  he  may  be otherwise entitled to under the
  provisions of section fifty-k of  the  general  municipal  law,  section
  seventeen  or  eighteen  of  the  public  officers  law,  or  any  other
  applicable section of law.

S 2.30 Training requirements for peace officers.
  1.  Every  peace  officer  in  the state of New York must successfully
  complete a training program, a portion of which shall be  prescribed  by
  the  municipal  police  training council and a portion of which shall be
  prescribed by his  or  her  employer.  The  portion  prescribed  by  the
  municipal  police  training  council shall be comprised of subjects, and
  the hours each is to be taught, that shall be required of all  types  or
  classes  of  peace  officers.  The  hours of instruction required by the
  municipal police training council shall not exceed one  hundred  eighty,
  unless  a  greater amount is either required by law or regulation, or is
  requested by the employer.
    The segment prescribed by the employer  for  its  employees  shall  be
  comprised  of  subjects, and the hours each is to be taught, relating to
  the special nature of the duties of the peace officers  employed  by  it
  provided, however, that when the subjects prescribed by the employer are
  identical  to  the  subjects  in  the  training  program required by the
  municipal police training council, the employer shall not be required to
  provide duplicate training for those subjects.
    2. Each state or local agency, unit  of  local  government,  state  or
  local commission, or public authority, or public or private organization
  which employs peace officers shall provide the training mandated by this
  section,  the  cost  of  which will be borne by the employer. Each peace
  officer satisfactorily completing the course prescribed by the municipal
  police training council shall be awarded a certificate by  the  division
  of  criminal  justice  services  attesting to that effect, and no person
  appointed as a peace officer  shall  exercise  the  powers  of  a  peace
  officer,  unless he or she has received such certification within twelve
  months of appointment.
    3. No employer shall allow any peace officer it employs  to  carry  or
  use  a  weapon  during any phase of the officer's official duties, which
  constitutes on-duty employment, unless the  officer  has  satisfactorily
  completed a course of training approved by the municipal police training
  council  in  the  use  of  deadly  physical force and firearms and other
  weapons, and annually receives instruction in deadly physical force  and
  the  use  of  firearms  and  other  weapons as approved by the municipal
  police training council.
    4. Upon the failure or refusal to comply with the requirements of this
  section, the commissioner of the division of criminal  justice  services
  shall  apply  to  the  supreme court for an order directed to the person
  responsible requiring compliance. Upon such application, the  court  may
  issue  such order as may be just, and a failure to comply with the order
  of the court shall be a contempt of court and punishable as such.
    5. Every employer of peace officers shall report to  the  division  of
  criminal justice services, in such form and at such time as the division
  may  by  regulation  require,  the  names of all peace officers who have
  satisfactorily completed any of the training requirements prescribed  by
  this section.
    6.  A certificate attesting to satisfactory completion of the training
  requirements imposed under this section awarded to any peace officer  by
  the executive director of the municipal police training council pursuant
  to this section shall remain valid:
    (a) during the holder's continuous service as a peace officer; and
    (b)   for  two  years  after  the  date  of  the  commencement  of  an
  interruption in such service where the holder had, immediately prior  to
  such  interruption,  served  as  a  peace  officer  for  less  than  two
  consecutive years; or
    (c)  for  four  years  after  the  date  of  the  commencement  of  an
  interruption  in such service where the holder had, immediately prior to
  such interruption, served as a peace officer for two  consecutive  years
  or longer.
    As  used  in  this  subdivision,  the term "interruption" shall mean a
  period of separation from employment as a peace  officer  by  reason  of
  such  officer's  leave  of  absence,  resignation or removal, other than
  removal for cause.

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