Legal Statutes: California
UPDATED October 22, 2012
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- Part 2. Of Civil Actions
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- Division 8. Custody of Children
- Part 1. Definitions and General Provisions
- Chapter 1. Definitions
- Chapter 2. General Provisions
- Part 2. Right to Custody of a Minor Child
- Chapter 1. General Provisions
- CHAPTER 2 Matters to be Considered in Granting Custody
- CHAPTER 3 Temporary Custody Order During Pendency of Proceedings
- CHAPTER 4 Joint Custody
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- CHAPTER 11 Mediation of Custody and Visitation Issues
- Article 1. General Provisions
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- CHAPTER 12 Counseling of Parents and Child
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- Part 2. Child Support
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- CHAPTER 11 Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act
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- Title 8 Of Crimes Against the Person
- Chapter 3. Kidnapping
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- Chapter 9. Assault and Battery Assault and Battery
- Title 9. Of Crimes Against the Person Involving Sexual Assault, and Crimes Against Public Decency and Good Morals
- Chapter 1. Rape, Abduction, Carnal Abuse of Children, and Seduction
- Chapter 2 Abandonment and Neglect of Children
- Chapter 5. Bigamy, Incest, and the Crime Against Nature
- Title 15. Miscellaneous Crimes
- Chapter 2. Of Other and Miscellaneous Offenses
- Part 6. Control of Deadly Weapons
- Title 4. Firearms
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Part 3. Emergency Protective Orders
back to top CHAPTER 3. Duties of Law Enforcement Officer, Secs. 6270-6275
6270. A law enforcement officer who requests an emergency protective order shall reduce the order to writing and sign it.
6271. A law enforcement officer who requests an emergency protective order shall do all of the following:
(a) Serve the order on the restrained person, if the restrained person can reasonably be located.
(b) Give a copy of the order to the protected person or, if the protected person is a minor child, to a parent or guardian of the endangered child who is not a restrained person, if the parent or guardian can reasonably be located, or to a person having temporary custody of the endangered child.
(c) File a copy of the order with the court as soon as practicable after issuance.
6272. (a) A law enforcement officer shall use every reasonable means to enforce an emergency protective order.
(b) A law enforcement officer who acts in good faith to enforce an emergency protective order is not civilly or criminally liable.
6273. A law enforcement officer who requests an emergency protective order shall carry copies of the order while on duty.
6274. A peace officer, as defined in Section 830.1 or 830.2 of the Penal Code, may seek an emergency protective order relating to stalking under Section 646.91 of the Penal Code if the requirements of that section are complied with.
6275. (a) A law enforcement officer who responds to a situation in which the officer believes that there may be grounds for the issuance of an emergency protective order pursuant to Section 6250 of this code or Section 646.91 of the Penal Code
, shall inform the person for whom an emergency protective order may be sought, or, if that person is a minor, his or her parent or guardian, provided that the parent or guardian is not the person against whom the emergency protective order may be obtained, that he or she may request the officer to request an emergency protective order pursuant to this part.
(b) Notwithstanding Section 6250, and pursuant to this part, an officer shall request an emergency protective order if the officer believes that the person requesting an emergency protective order is in immediate and present danger.
Sec. 6270 - Added Stats 1993 ch 219 § 154 (AB 1500).
Sec. 6271- Added Stats 1993 ch 219 § 154 (AB 1500).
Sec. 6272 - Added Stats 1993 ch 219 § 154 (AB 1500).
Sec. 6274 - Added Stats 1997 ch 169 § 1 (AB 350).
Sec 6275 - Added Stats 2006 ch 479 § 1 (AB 2139), effective January 1, 2007.