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DIVISION 10. PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE [6200 - 6460]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 154. )

PART 3. EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE ORDERS [6240 - 6275]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 154. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [6240 - 6241]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 154. )

6240.
  

As used in this part:

(a) “Judicial officer” means a judge, commissioner, or referee designated under Section 6241.

(b) “Law enforcement officer” means one of the following officers who requests or enforces an emergency protective order under this part:

(1) A police officer.

(2) A sheriff’s officer.

(3) A peace officer of the Department of the California Highway Patrol.

(4) A peace officer of the University of California Police Department.

(5) A peace officer of the California State University and College Police Departments.

(6) A peace officer of the Department of Parks and Recreation, as defined in subdivision (f) of Section 830.2 of the Penal Code.

(7) A peace officer of the Department of General Services of the City of Los Angeles, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 830.31 of the Penal Code.

(8) A housing authority patrol officer, as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 830.31 of the Penal Code.

(9) A peace officer for a district attorney, as defined in Section 830.1 or 830.35 of the Penal Code.

(10) A parole officer, probation officer, or deputy probation officer, as defined in Section 830.5 of the Penal Code.

(11) A peace officer of a California Community College police department, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 830.32.

(12) A peace officer employed by a police department of a school district, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 830.32.

(c) “Abduct” means take, entice away, keep, withhold, or conceal.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 250, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2005.)

6241.
  

The presiding judge of the superior court in each county shall designate at least one judge, commissioner, or referee to be reasonably available to issue orally, by telephone or otherwise, emergency protective orders at all times whether or not the court is in session.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 154. Effective January 1, 1994.)

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