2021 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 12 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 12-1 - Identification and Apprehension of Criminals
Section 12-1-3 - Rewards offered by towns and cities.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 12-1-3 (2021)
§ 12-1-3. Rewards offered by towns and cities.

Every town council of any town, or mayor of any city acting with the advice of the city council, may offer a suitable reward, not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) in any one case, for the detention, apprehension and conviction of any offender committing a high crime or misdemeanor within the limits of the town or city, to be paid by the town treasurer or city treasurer upon the order of the town council, or mayor and city council, out of any funds of the town or city not otherwise specifically appropriated.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 40, § 20; G.L. 1909, ch. 50, § 20; G.L. 1923, ch. 51, § 20; G.L. 1938, ch. 333, § 20; G.L. 1956, § 12-1-3.

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