MATT WOOLBRIGHTThe Associated Press

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March 7, 2013
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Assembly bill aims to lift limits on school police officers’ jurisdiction

A bill that would remove restrictions on the roles of school police officers drew support at a Nevada legislative hearing on Wednesday, but opponents say some agencies lack the integrity to handle any increase in responsibility. Assemblyman Richard Carrillo, D- Las Vegas, presented the bill, Assembly Bill 103, to members of the Assembly Government Affairs committee.Supporters argued that school police are responsible for enforcing the same laws within their designated areas, so they should be allowed to maintain the public safety to and from work, and in the communities surrounding their current jurisdiction.AB103 removes restrictions on the duties of school …

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