A. A covered institution may establish or continue to operate a campus police department in accordance with the provisions of Article 3 (§ 23.1-809 et seq.) of Chapter 8. Campus police shall possess the powers provided in Article 3 of Chapter 8, except that a covered institution’s employment of campus police is governed by the provisions of this article rather than by Chapter 28 (§ 2.2-2800 et seq.) and Chapter 29 (§ 2.2-2900 et seq.) of Title 2.2.
B. Campus police officers of a covered institution are eligible to participate in the same state-sponsored retirement plans on the same terms and conditions as campus police officers of other public institutions of higher education.
2005, cc. 933, 945, § 23-38.102; 2016, c. 588.