2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:850.7 - Superintendent and corrections officers

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:850.7 (2018)

§850.7. Superintendent and corrections officers

A. The day-to-day operations of the Union Parish Detention Center shall be conducted by a superintendent, corrections officer, and any other appropriate personnel, subject to the supervision and control of the commission.

B. The superintendent and all corrections officers shall have the power and authority to make arrests of any persons lawfully committed to the Union Parish Detention Center when such persons have escaped, either from their custody or the custody of others, or when such persons have committed other criminal acts while incarcerated or while at large. This power and authority to arrest shall also extend to persons who aid or abet or otherwise interfere with the arrest of a prisoner of the Union Parish Detention Center or who commit criminal acts while on or around the Union Parish Detention Center.

Acts 1989, No. 539, §1.

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