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The City Manager or the Police Chief may at any time authorize regulation of traffic by police officers, by lay employees designated as crossing guards at street intersections and crossings, except on state highways, or, if authorized by the State Department of Roads, on state highways, and by volunteers through to the Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) or Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) who are performing service for and under the supervision and control of the Police Department. Every police officer, crossing guard, and member of the Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) or Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), shall have authority to regulate and control traffic at the intersections or crossings which such person is authorized by the Police Department to regulate. It shall be such person’s duty to direct the movement of traffic at such intersection or crossing in such a manner as will facilitate traffic and prevent congestion and accidents.
(Ord. 1116, passed 2-25-1957; Ord. 2439, passed - -1978; Ord. 3969, passed - -2008)