California : Family Code: 6270-6274
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6270. A law enforcement officer who requests an emergency protective order shall reduce the order to writing and sign it.
6271. A law enforcement officer who requests an emergency protective order shall do all of the following:
(a) Serve the order on the restrained person, if the restrained person can reasonably be located.6272. (a) A law enforcement officer shall use every reasonable means to enforce an emergency protective order.
(b) Give a copy of the order to the protected person or, if the protected person is a minor child, to a parent or guardian of the endangered child who is not a restrained person, if the parent or guardian can reasonably be located, or to a person having temporary custody of the endangered child.
(c) File a copy of the order with the court as soon as practicable after issuance.
(b) A law enforcement officer who acts in good faith to enforce an emergency protective order is not civilly or criminally liable.
6273. A law enforcement officer who requests an emergency protective order shall carry copies of the order while on duty.
6274. A peace officer, as defined in Section 830.1 or 830.2 of the Penal Code, may seek an emergency protective order relating to stalking under Section 646.91 of the Penal Code if the requirements of that section are complied with.
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