505.61 Liability insurance for police personnel.

A board of township trustees may purchase a policy or policies of insurance to indemnify township constables appointed under Chapter 509. of the Revised Code or the chief of police, patrol officers, and other employees of a township police district established under sections 505.48 to 505.55 of the Revised Code against liability arising from the performance of their official duties.

A joint police district board may purchase a policy or policies of insurance to indemnify the chief of police, patrol officers, and other employees of a joint police district established under section 505.482 of the Revised Code against liability arising from the performance of their duties.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.

Effective Date: 11-20-1975