§61-6-3. Failure of member of department of public safety, mayor or sheriff to exercise powers at riots and unlawful assemblages; penalty.
If any member of the department of public safety, sheriff or mayor have notice of a riotous, tumultuous, or unlawful assemblage in his respective jurisdiction as provided in section one of this article, and fail to proceed immediately to the place of such assemblage, or as near as he may safely go, or fail to exercise his authority for suppressing it and arresting the offenders, he shall be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars.