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(1) Upon observing or receiving notice of a potential violation of this Chapter the Police Department shall conduct an investigation to determine whether legal action shall be taken. If the Department determines that there is reason to believe that a violation of this Chapter has or is continuing to occur, the Department shall continue its investigation in order to provide a Municipal Court Judge with sufficient facts to establish probable cause that this Chapter has been violated and to enable the Judge to issue the appropriate process. The facts establishing probable cause shall be assembled according to the following procedure:
(a) Obscene Articles Available for Purchase. A police officer shall purchase the allegedly obscene articles, prepare a citation for each article purchased and present the article and the citation to a Municipal Court Judge, requesting the Judge to issue the appropriate process.
(b) Obscene Films. If an allegedly obscene film is not available for purchase, a police officer shall prepare a search warrant for the seizure of the film. After the search warrant has been issued the officer shall confiscate the film described in the search warrant, prepare a citation and present the film and the citation to a Municipal Court Judge, requesting the Judge to issue the appropriate process.
(.1) If the film seized is the only copy available, the officer shall request the Judge who issued the search warrant to allow the copying of the film. The original film shall be returned to the owner as soon as possible after review by the Municipal Court Judge and, after it has been copied pursuant to the Judge's authorization.
(c) Obscene Live Performances. An officer shall observe the allegedly obscene performance, prepare a citation and present the citation to a Municipal Court Judge, requesting the Judge to issue the appropriate process.