(A)   In addition to their authority within the corporate limits, police officers shall have all the powers invested in law-enforcement officers within one mile of the corporate limits of the town, and on all property owned by or leased to the town wherever located, in accordance with state law.
   (B)   Any officer pursuing an offender who has committed a criminal offense within the corporate limit or extraterritorial jurisdiction for which the officer could have arrested the person within the said limit or jurisdiction, and who pursues the offender in immediate and continuous flight outside the corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction of the town may exercise jurisdiction as allowed pursuant to applicable law to effect the offender’s arrest, and shall be entitled to all of the privileges, immunities, and benefits to which he would be entitled if acting within the town, including coverage under the workmen's compensation laws.
('76 Code, § 3-1006) (Am. Ord. passed 1-3-17)
Statutory reference:
   Extraterritorial jurisdiction of police, G.S. § 160A-286