2015 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 212 - Offenses Relating to Prisons and Prisoners
NRS 212.020 - Inhumanity to prisoners.

NV Rev Stat § 212.020 (2015) What's This?

1. A jailer or person who is guilty of willful inhumanity or oppression to any prisoner under the care or custody of the jailer or person shall be punished:

(a) Where the prisoner suffers substantial bodily harm from the inhumanity or oppression, for a category D felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

(b) Where no substantial bodily harm results, for a gross misdemeanor.

2. Whether or not the prisoner suffers substantial bodily harm, any public officer guilty of willful inhumanity is guilty of a malfeasance in office.

[Part 62:108:1866; B § 2660; BH § 1697; C § 1843; RL § 2818; NCL § 4818]—(NRS A 1967, 524; 1995, 1255)

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