The governing board of a school district which establishes a security or police department may provide and maintain motor vehicles for the use of the department. Any vehicle, when operated in the performance of his or her duties by any member of the police department, is an authorized emergency vehicle and may be equipped and operated as such as provided by the Vehicle Code.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 5. Operative January 1, 1998.)