Criminal Offenses

Jails and Prisons

SECTION 11-25-24

§ 11-25-24. Correctional employees – Sexual relations with inmates – Felony.

Every employee of the department of corrections or the employee of a contractor who is under contract to provide services in a correctional institution who engages in sexual penetration as defined in § 11-37-1 with an inmate confined in a correction institution or who is otherwise under the direct custodial supervision and control of that employee shall be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 119, § 1.)