Legal Resources | Education Code | EC 48264
Temporary arrest or custody
The attendance supervisor or his or her designee, a peace officer, a school administrator or his or her designee, or a probation officer may arrest or assume temporary custody, during school hours, of any minor subject to compulsory full-time education or to compulsory continuation education found away from his or her home and who is absent from school without valid excuse within the county, city, or city and county, or school district.
(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1023, Sec. 3.)