§ 19.2-94

Assistance to arresting officer

Every officer or other person empowered to make the arrest, as provided in the preceding section, shall have the same authority, in arresting the accused, to command assistance therein as the sheriffs and sergeants of the several counties and cities of this Commonwealth have by law in the execution of any criminal process directed to them, with like penalties against those who refuse to render their assistance.


Code 1950, § 19.1-58; 1960, c. 366; 1975, c. 495.


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