TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-1
Identification and Apprehension of Criminals

SECTION 12-1-1


§ 12-1-1 Rewards offered by governor.

Whenever any murder, attempt at murder, robbery, or other high crime, shall be committed in the state, and the perpetrator shall escape detection, or shall escape from custody or imprisonment, either before or after conviction, the governor may issue his or her proclamation offering a suitable reward, not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), for the apprehension of the offender.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 15, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 21, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 20, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 6, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 12-1-1.)