5149.23 Deputizing employees to effect return of violators.

(A) The chief of the adult parole authority may deputize any person regularly employed by another state to act as an officer and agent of this state in effecting the return of any person who has violated the terms and conditions of parole or probation as granted by this state. In any matter relating to the return of such a person, any agent so deputized shall have all the powers of a police officer of this state.

Any deputization pursuant to this section shall be in writing, and any person authorized to act as an agent of this state pursuant to this section shall carry formal evidence of his deputization and shall produce the evidence upon demand.

(B) The chief may, subject to the approval of the director of budget and management, enter into contracts with similar officials of any other state for the purpose of sharing an equitable portion of the cost of effecting the return of any person who has violated the terms and conditions of parole or probation as granted by this state.

Effective Date: 07-01-1985