TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-25
Jails and Prisons

SECTION 11-25-5


§ 11-25-5 Officer voluntarily allowing prisoner to escape.

Every jailer or other officer, who shall voluntarily suffer any prisoner in his or her custody upon conviction or upon any criminal charge to escape, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than ten (10) years, or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 276, § 8; G.L. 1909, ch. 342, § 8; P.L. 1915, ch. 1258, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 394, § 8; G.L. 1938, ch. 605, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 11-25-5.)