2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 171 - Proceedings to Commitment
NRS 171.1237 - Identification of suspect by live lineup, photo lineup or show-up: Law enforcement agencies to adopt policies and procedures governing use.


NV Rev Stat § 171.1237 (2013) What's This?

1. Each law enforcement agency shall adopt policies and procedures governing the use of live lineups, photo lineups and show-ups.

2. As used in this section:

(a) Live lineup means an identification procedure in which a group of persons, including the suspect, is displayed to an eyewitness to determine whether the eyewitness identifies the suspect as the perpetrator of a crime.

(b) Photo lineup means an identification procedure in which an array of photographs, including a photograph of the suspect, is displayed to an eyewitness in hard copy or by digital image to determine whether the eyewitness identifies the suspect as the perpetrator of a crime.

(c) Show-up means an identification procedure in which the suspect appears individually for possible identification by the eyewitness as the perpetrator of a crime.

(Added to NRS by 2011, 325)

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