14-221. 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.

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