TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-28
Malfeasance and Misfeasance in Office

SECTION 11-28-4


§ 11-28-4 Omission or delay of duty by sheriff, sergeant, or constable.

A deputy sheriff, town sergeant, city sergeant or constable, who shall receive from any defendant or any other person any money or other valuable thing as a consideration, reward, or inducement for omitting or delaying to perform any duty pertaining to his or her office, shall be imprisoned not exceeding six (6) months or be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 276, § 21; G.L. 1909, ch. 342, § 21; G.L. 1923, ch. 394, § 21; G.L. 1938, ch. 605, § 21; G.L. 1956, § 11-28-4; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 35.)