2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 946. Crimes against government and its administration.
946.45 Negligently allowing escape.

946.45

946.45 Negligently allowing escape.

946.45(1)

(1) Any officer or employee of an institution where prisoners are detained who, through his or her neglect of duty, allows a prisoner in his or her custody to escape is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.

946.45(2)

(2) In this section:

946.45(2)(a)

(a) "Custody" has the meaning designated in s. 946.42 (1) (a).

946.45(2)(b)

(b) "Escape" has the meaning designated in s. 946.42 (1) (b).

946.45(2)(c)

(c) "Institution" includes a juvenile correctional facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (10p), a secured residential care center for children and youth, as defined in s. 938.02 (15g), and a Type 2 residential care center for children and youth, as defined in s. 938.02 (19r).

946.45(2)(d)

(d) "Prisoner" includes a person who is under the supervision of the department of corrections under s. 938.34 (4h), who is placed in a juvenile correctional facility or a secured residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.183, 938.34 (4m) or 938.357 (4) or (5) (e), who is placed in a Type 2 residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.34 (4d), or who is subject to an order under s. 48.366.

946.45 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 173; 1985 a. 320; 1987 a. 27, 238; 1989 a. 31, 107; 1993 a. 16, 377, 385, 491; 1995 a. 27, 77, 352; 1999 a. 9; 2005 a. 344.

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