TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-25
Jails and Prisons

SECTION 11-25-6


§ 11-25-6 Officer negligently allowing escape.

Every jailer or other officer, who shall be convicted of negligently suffering 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 five (5) years, or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or both.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 276, § 9; G.L. 1909, ch. 342, § 9; P.L. 1915, ch. 1258, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 394, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 605, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 11-25-6.)