Article - Correctional Services
(a) There is a Warrant Apprehension Unit in the Division of Parole and Probation.
(b) The Director may authorize parole and probation employees of the Warrant Apprehension Unit to:
(1) execute warrants for the retaking of offenders;
(2) execute warrants for the arrest of probationers for whom a warrant is issued for an alleged violation of probation;
(3) obtain and execute search warrants as authorized under § 6–109 of this subtitle; and
(4) arrest offenders in the program as authorized under § 2–207 of the Criminal Procedure Article.
(c) A parole and probation employee who is authorized to make arrests under this section shall:
(1) meet the minimum qualifications required by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission; and
(2) complete satisfactorily the training prescribed by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission.
(d) A parole and probation employee who is authorized to make arrests under this section may also exercise the powers of a peace officer and police officer.