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Code of Virginia
Title 52. Police (State)
Chapter 3. Joint State and Local Police Communication System

§ 52-16. Governor may establish and maintain radio and teletype system to aid police.

The Governor may in his discretion establish, purchase, lease or otherwise acquire all necessary property, real and personal, for such purpose, and cause to be constructed, equipped, maintained and operated, at such place or places as he may determine, a radio or teletype system or any combination of the two for transmitting and receiving messages, in connection with the work of the police departments of, and officers exercising police powers in, the cities, towns and counties of Virginia and the work of the police officers of the Department of State Police, relating to the detection of crime and the apprehension of criminals and other necessary police activities.

1936-7, p. 44; Michie Code 1942, § 2991b.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.