2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 171 Proceedings to Commitment
NRS 171.147 Duties of arresting officer where person arrested appears to be intoxicated or not in control of the person's physical functions.

NRS 171.147 Duties of arresting officer where person arrested appears to be intoxicated or not in control of the person's physical functions.

1. Every peace officer shall, when arresting any person who appears to be intoxicated or not in control of the person's physical functions, investigate in a reasonable manner to determine whether or not that person is wearing a bracelet, necklace, other visible device or other identification identifying a medical condition which might account for the actions of the person.

2. Any arresting officer who discovers identification of a medical condition during an investigation conducted pursuant to subsection 1 shall take reasonable steps to aid the afflicted person in receiving medication or other treatment for the medical condition.

(Added to NRS by 1981, 781)



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