The Superintendent of Law Enforcement and Public Safety through his or her subordinate officers or employees in the Nebraska State Patrol shall properly patrol the highways of this state and cooperate with sheriffs, police officers, or other peace officers in enforcing the laws regulating the registration, operation, and use of vehicles upon the highway, including the specific enforcement of maximum speed limits. Performance of all duties, powers, and exercise of jurisdiction of the Nebraska State Patrol shall extend to all freeways as defined in section 60-621 or any part thereof which is located within the jurisdictional limits of local authority. Officers and employees of the patrol shall cooperate with sheriffs, police officers, or any other local peace officers, and such officers will share concurrent jurisdiction with the patrol concerning any such freeway within local limits.


Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes 81-2006

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801