2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 16 CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS; AID TO VICTIMS OF CRIME
Chapter 212 Offenses Relating to Prisons and Prisoners
NRS 212.030 Warrant for arrest of escaped prisoner.

NRS 212.030 Warrant for arrest of escaped prisoner.

1. When any prisoner escapes from an institution or facility of the Department of Corrections, the Director of the Department may issue a warrant for the recapture of the escaped prisoner. The warrant is effective in any county in this State, and may command the sheriff of any county in this State, or any constable thereof, or any police officer of any city in this State, to arrest and return the prisoner to the Director.

2. When any prisoner escapes from a jail, branch county jail or other local detention facility, the sheriff, chief of police or other officer responsible for the operation of the facility may issue a warrant for the recapture of the escaped prisoner. The warrant is effective in any county in this State, and may command the sheriff of any county in this State, or any constable thereof, or any police officer of any city in this State, to arrest and return the prisoner to the officer who issued the warrant.

[1:72:1866; B 3765; BH 1425; C 1446; RL 7594; NCL 11491]-(NRS A 1977, 868; 1983, 726; 1991, 19; 2001 Special Session, 198)



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