1-12-2. Call of constabulary to active service--Powers. The attorney general, whenever in his judgment necessity shall exist therefor, may with the approval of the Governor, call into active service any or all of such persons constituting such state constabulary, for any or all purposes contemplated by this chapter. When so called into active service, such persons shall be and remain subject to the exclusive direction, order and control of the attorney general, until by him relieved therefrom; and such persons when so ordered into active service, shall be vested with, and there is hereby conferred upon such persons, all of the powers and authority of a peace officer within this state, and such powers and authority may be exercised by them any place within this state.
Source: SL 1943, ch 273, § 2; SDC Supp 1960, § 55.16A02.