2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 213 - Pardons and Paroles; Remissions of Fines and Commutations of Punishments
NRS 213.151 - Arrest of alleged violator of parole: Powers and duties of peace officers.
1. The Board s written order, certified to by the Chief Parole and Probation Officer, is sufficient warrant for any parole and probation officer or other peace officer to arrest any conditionally released or paroled prisoner.
2. Every sheriff, constable, chief of police, prison officer or other peace officer shall execute any such order in like manner as ordinary criminal process.
3. Any parole and probation officer or any peace officer with power to arrest may arrest a parolee without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe that the parolee has committed acts that would constitute a violation of his or her parole.
4. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, after arresting a paroled prisoner for violation of a condition of his or her parole and placing the parolee in detention or, pursuant to NRS 213.15105, in residential confinement, the arresting officer shall:
(a) Present to the detaining authorities, if any, a statement of the charges against the parolee; and
(b) Notify the Board of the arrest and detention or residential confinement of the parolee and submit a written report showing in what manner the parolee violated a condition of his or her parole.
5. A parole and probation officer or a peace officer may immediately release from custody without any further proceedings any person he or she arrests without a warrant for violating a condition of parole if the parole and probation officer or peace officer determines that there is no probable cause to believe that the person violated the condition of parole.
(Added to NRS by 1975, 196; A 1979, 324; 1991, 312)
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