SEC. 33-13-17. Apprehension.
(1) Apprehension is the taking of a person into custody.
(2) Any commissioned officer, warrant officer, noncommissioned officer or military policeman when in the execution of his guard or police duties, any marshal of a court-martial appointed pursuant to the provisions of this code, any peace officer having authority to apprehend offenders under the laws of the United States or of this state, or any other person charged with law enforcement functions who is designated by the adjutant general of the state of Mississippi, is authorized to apprehend persons subject to this code upon reasonable belief that an offense has been committed and that the person apprehended committed it.
(3) Commissioned officers, warrant officers and noncommissioned officers have authority to quell quarrels, frays and disorders among persons subject to this code and to apprehend persons subject to this code who take part therein.
SOURCES: Former Sec. 33-13-51 [Codes, 1942, Sec. 8529-07; Laws, 1966, ch. 538, Sec. 7] repealed by Laws, 1981, ch. 362, Sec. 102, eff from and after July 1, 1981, amended and recodified as Sec. 33-13-17 by Laws, 1981, ch. 362, Sec. 10, eff from and after July 1, 1981.