Nebraska Revised Statute 14-221

Chapter 14


Mayor; law, ordinances; duty to enforce; cooperation with county sheriff.

It shall be the duty of the mayor to enforce the laws of the state and the ordinances of the city; to order, direct and enforce, through the officers of the police department, the arrest and prosecution of persons violating such laws and ordinances; to cooperate with and assist the sheriff of the county in suppressing riots and mobs, and in the arrest and prosecution of persons charged with crimes and misdemeanors.


  • Laws 1921, c. 116, art. II, § 20, p. 430;
  • C.S.1922, § 3546;
  • C.S.1929, § 14-221;
  • R.S.1943, § 14-221.


  • Mayor is required to assist sheriff of county in certain cases. Barton v. City of Omaha, 180 Neb. 752, 145 N.W.2d 444 (1966).