New York General Municipal Law
Appointment of Private College Campus Security Officers at Independent Non-profit Colleges
* § 209-aa. Appointment of private college campus security officers at independent non-profit colleges.
1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the chief law enforcement officer charged with oversight of law enforcement throughout a city having a population of less than one million may appoint as private college campus security officers security guards employed by an independent non-profit college upon the request of such independent non-profit college in accordance with the provisions of section sixty-four hundred thirty-five of the education law. The chief law enforcement officer may appoint such campus security officers pursuant to this section only if more than fifty percent of the total acreage of real property owned by or under the control of such independent non-profit college is located within such city and the city council, pursuant to local law or resolution duly adopted, has authorized such chief law enforcement officer to make appointments pursuant to this section. Any such security guards appointed as campus security officers shall be employees of the independent non-profit college requesting such appointment and shall not be officers, agents, servants or employees of such chief law enforcement officer or his city of jurisdiction nor be considered public officers, agents, servants or employees. Such campus security officers shall only have the powers set forth in section sixty-four hundred thirty-five of the education law.
2. The chief law enforcement officer may condition appointment as private college campus security officers upon compliance by such campus security officers with written procedures established by such chief law enforcement officer in order to ensure a coordinated and cooperative law enforcement effort and the payment of an administrative fee not to exceed fifty dollars per year per campus security officer and may revoke such appointments at any time for material non-compliance with the requirements of such written procedures or section sixty-four hundred thirty-five of the education law or for any other reason that shall disqualify a security guard from being a campus security officer pursuant to the provisions of such section. * NB There are 2 § 209-aa’s