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(1) In the event of a public emergency or public event, as defined in section 5.010 of this Code, police cadets acting at the direction of and under the direct supervision of a police officer shall have the same authority as a police officer when directing traffic on the streets or public thoroughfares of the city.

(2) No person shall willfully fail to obey a lawful order, signal, or direction of a duly authorized police cadet while such individual is engaged in directing traffic pursuant to the provisions of subsection (1) of this section and is wearing an authorized insignia or uniform.

(Section 5.072 added by Ordinance No. 18864, enacted September 14, 1981; and amended by Ordinance No. 19542, enacted March 16, 1988, effective March 26, 1988.)