Maine Revised Statutes

§2801-A. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following terms have the following meanings. [1989, c. 521, §§2, 17 (NEW).]

1. Board.  "Board" means the Board of Trustees of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.
[ 1989, c. 521, §§2, 17 (NEW) .]
2. Corrections officer.  "Corrections officer" means a person who is responsible for the custody or direct supervision of a person confined in a jail, prison or state correctional facility pursuant to an order of a court or as a result of an arrest and who possesses a current and valid certificate issued by the board pursuant to section 2803-A.
A. [2013, c. 147, §5 (RP).]
[ 2013, c. 147, §5 (AMD) .]
2-A. Judicial marshal.  "Judicial marshal" means a law enforcement officer who possesses a current and valid certificate issued by the board pursuant to section 2803-A and is employed by a nonfederal employer to provide security and protection to the Judicial Branch and the courts located within the State.
[ 2013, c. 147, §5 (AMD) .]
4. Full-time law enforcement officer.  "Full-time law enforcement officer" means a person who possesses a current and valid certificate issued by the board pursuant to section 2803-A and is employed as a law enforcement officer by a municipality, a county, the State or any other nonfederal employer with a reasonable expectation of working more than 1,040 hours in any one calendar year for performing law enforcement officer duties.
[ 2013, c. 147, §5 (AMD) .]
5. Law enforcement officer.  "Law enforcement officer" means a person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with the power to make arrests for crimes or serve criminal process, whether that power extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes and who possesses a current and valid certificate issued by the board pursuant to section 2803-A. As used in this chapter, "law enforcement officer" does not include federal law enforcement officers or attorneys prosecuting for the State.
[ 2013, c. 147, §5 (AMD) .]
7. Part-time law enforcement officer.  "Part-time law enforcement officer" means a person who:
A. Possesses a current and valid certificate issued by the board pursuant to section 2803-A to perform duties as a part-time law enforcement officer and does not possess any other type of current and valid certificate issued by the board pursuant to section 2803-A; [2013, c. 147, §5 (NEW).]
B. Is employed as a law enforcement officer; and [2013, c. 147, §5 (NEW).]
C. Absent extenuating circumstances as determined by the board, works not more than 1,040 hours in any one calendar year for performing law enforcement duties. [2013, c. 147, §5 (NEW).]
[ 2013, c. 147, §5 (AMD) .]
8. Transport officer.  "Transport officer" means a person who is responsible for transferring or conveying from one place to another individuals who are confined in a jail, prison or state correctional facility pursuant to an order of a court or as a result of an arrest and who possesses a current and valid certificate issued by the board pursuant to section 2803-A.
[ 2013, c. 147, §5 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 521, §§2,17 (NEW). 2003, c. 19, §1 (AMD). 2003, c. 400, §2 (AMD). 2005, c. 331, §§2-5 (AMD). 2005, c. 519, §XXX2 (AMD). 2013, c. 147, §5 (AMD).

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