23-1704. Assistants; power to summon.

The sheriff and his deputies are conservators of the peace, and to keep the same, to prevent crime, to arrest any person liable thereto, or to execute process of law, they may call any person to their aid; and, when necessary, the sheriff may summon the power of the county.

Source:Laws 1879, § 119, p. 385; R.S.1913, § 5656; C.S.1922, § 4983; C.S.1929, § 26-1404; R.S.1943, § 23-1704.