2015 Georgia Code
Title 42 - PENAL INSTITUTIONS
Chapter 4 - JAILS
Article 2 - CONDITIONS OF DETENTION
§ 42-4-30 - Definitions

GA Code § 42-4-30 (2015) What's This?

As used in this article, the term:

(1) "Detention facility" means a municipal or county jail used for the detention of persons charged with or convicted of either a felony, a misdemeanor, or a municipal offense.

(2) "Inmate" means a person who is detained in a detention facility by reason of being charged with or convicted of a felony, a misdemeanor, or a municipal offense.

(3) "Officer in charge" means the sheriff, if the detention facility is under his supervision, or the warden, captain, or superintendent having the supervision of any other detention facility.

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