HOUSE BILL 1112
AN ACT TO CREATE AND ESTABLISH A DEPARTMENT OF INVESTIGATION AND IDENTIFICATION FOR THE COUNTY OF MOORE.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. That in order to provide for the performance of the duties hereinafter designated and defined, there is hereby created and established for the County of Moore a Department of Investigation and Identification.
Sec. 2. The County Commissioners of Moore County may appoint a chief investigator and identification expert and one or more assistants to the chief for such period and at such salary, payable from the General Fund of the County, as the County Commissioners may determine from time to time.
Sec. 3. That the Department of Investigation and Identification shall be located in the County courthouse and shall be in charge of the chief investigator and identification expert and his assistants, which said Department of Investigation and Identification shall be under the supervision of the County Commissioners, and the County Commissioners shall provide, at county expense, all necessary equipment and supplies for the proper maintenance of the said Department of Investigation and Identification.
Sec. 4. That it shall be the duty of the chief investigator and identification expert and his assistants to fingerprint and photograph such persons arrested in Moore County for any offense as in their opinion or the opinion of the County Commissioners of Moore County may be necessary, and it shall also be the duty of the said chief and his assistants to make photographs of the scene of all homicides and to assist the sheriff and other lawful officers of Moore County and the police of any town within said county in all matters for the apprehension of criminals and in the proper enforcement of the criminal law, and the said chief investigator and identification expert and his assistants shall be vested with the authority of a deputy sheriff of Moore County.
Sec. 5. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 6. This Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 16th day of June, 1969.