2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 211A - Department of Alternative Sentencing
NRS 211A.125 - Arrest of probationer or supervised releasee.


NV Rev Stat § 211A.125 (2013) What's This?

1. The chief or an assistant may arrest a probationer or a supervised releasee without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe that the probationer or the supervised releasee has committed an act that constitutes a violation of a condition of his or her suspended sentence, residential confinement or pretrial or presentence release.

2. Any other peace officer may arrest a probationer or a supervised releasee upon receipt of a written order by a chief or an assistant stating that there is probable cause to believe that the probationer or the supervised releasee has committed an act that constitutes a violation of a condition of his or her suspended sentence, residential confinement or pretrial or presentence release.

3. After making an arrest, the chief, assistant or other peace officer shall immediately notify the court of the arrest of the probationer or the supervised releasee and shall submit a written report setting forth the act that constituted a violation of a condition of the suspended sentence, residential confinement or pretrial or presentence release of the probationer or the supervised releasee.

4. A chief, an assistant or another peace officer may immediately release from custody without any further proceedings any probationer or supervised releasee arrested without a warrant pursuant to this section if the chief, assistant or other peace officer determines that there is not probable cause to believe that the person violated the condition of his or her suspended sentence, residential confinement or pretrial or presentence release.

(Added to NRS by 1997, 1479; A 2013, 492)

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