Texas Water Code
Sec. § 60.077
Authority of Peace Officers


(a)

In prosecutions involving the enforcement of the provisions of this subchapter or the enforcement of any ordinance, rule, or regulation of the district, any sheriff, constable, or other duly constituted peace officer of the State of Texas or any peace officer employed or appointed by the commission may make arrests, serve criminal warrants, subpoenas, or writs, and perform any other service or duty which may be performed by any sheriff, constable, or other duly constituted peace officer of the State of Texas in enforcing other laws of this state.

(b)

A peace officer employed or appointed by the commission has the same powers and duties as a peace officer described by Article 2.12 (Who Are Peace Officers), Code of Criminal Procedure.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 933 (H.B. 3435), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1330 (S.B. 1531), Sec. 2, eff. June 15, 2007.
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