California : Family Code: 6240-6241
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6240. As used in this part:
(a) "Judicial officer" means a judge, commissioner, or referee designated under Section 6241.6241. The presiding judge of the superior court in each county shall designate at least one judge, commissioner, or referee to be reasonably available to issue orally, by telephone or otherwise, emergency protective orders at all times whether or not the court is in session.
(b) "Law enforcement officer" means one of the following officers who requests or enforces an emergency protective order under this part:
(1) A police officer.(c) "Abduct" means take, entice away, keep, withhold, or conceal.
(2) A sheriff's officer.
(3) A peace officer of the Department of the California Highway Patrol.
(4) A peace officer of the University of California Police Department.
(5) A peace officer of the California State University and College Police Departments.
(6) A peace officer of the Department of Parks and Recreation, as defined in subdivision (f) of Section 830.2 of the Penal Code.
(7) A housing authority patrol officer, as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 830.31 of the Penal Code.
(8) A peace officer for a district attorney, as defined in Section 830.1 or 830.35 of the Penal Code.
(9) A parole officer, probation officer, or deputy probation officer, as defined in Section 830.5 of the Penal Code.
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