CHAPTER 07 STATE HIGHWAY PATROL

 

subchapter 07A enforcement regulations

 

SECTION .0100 Enforcement regulations

 

14B NCAC 07A .0101 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE

(a) In the event state assistance is deemed necessary by local officials to assist with riots, mob violence or other civil disturbances, local government officials shall contact the local Highway Patrol troop commander, district supervisor, patrol communications center, patrol headquarters in Raleigh, or any available patrol member. Local officials shall state the nature of the emergency and the need for state assistance.

(b) If time will permit, a patrol member may be immediately assigned to the scene to assess the situation and to inform patrol headquarters officials as to the existing situation and as to assistance needed.

(c) The patrol member assigned to assess the situation shall ascertain the following:

(1) whether local authorities have utilized all of their own forces and are unable to control the situation; or

(2) whether control of the situation is beyond the capabilities of the local authorities; or

(3) whether local authorities are taking appropriate action.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 20-184; 20-185; 20-187; 20-188;

Eff. November 21, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1994;

Transferred from 14A NCAC 09H .0201 Eff. June 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 3, 2017.