Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Md. Courts and Judicial Proceedings Code Ann 5-605(c)

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Law Enforcement Officer Outside of Jurisdiction


A law enforcement officer, who is acting outside of their home jurisdiction but within the state, is entitled to workers' compensation.

Full Title

Law enforcement officer acting outside of jurisdiction

Full Text

(c) Benefits. -- A law enforcement officer who is injured in taking action under subsection (a) of this section is entitled to workers' compensation, disability, death benefits, life insurance and all other benefits to the same extent as if the injury had been sustained in the officer's jurisdiction.