"Safety member" means persons employed as probation officers, juvenile hall or juvenile home group counselors, and group supervisors who are primarily engaged in the control and custody of delinquent youths who must be detained under physical security in order not to be harmful to themselves or others.
The provisions of this section shall not be applicable in any county until the board of supervisors by resolution make the provisions applicable.
(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 1142, Sec. 4.)