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(A) Any officer of the Police Department may temporarily detain and assume temporary custody of any child subject to compulsory full-time education, during hours in which school is actually in session, who is found away from the home of the child, and who is absent from school without lawful excuse within the school district if the school district has previously approved the temporary custody and detention.
(B) The Police Officer temporarily detaining and assuming temporary custody of a child pursuant to this section shall immediately deliver the child, either to the parent, guardian or other person having custody or control of the child, or to the school from which the child is absent without valid excuse, or to a non-secure youth service or community service approved by the school district.
(Prior Code, § 11-406) (Ord. 1561, passed 11-5-96)