TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-4
Recognizance to Keep the Peace

SECTION 12-4-1


§ 12-4-1 Examination on complaint of threat to commit offense.

Whenever complaint shall be made to any judge of the district court, or to any justice of the peace authorized to issue warrants within a division, that any person has, within the division, threatened to commit any crime or offense against the person or property of another, the judge or justice of the peace shall examine the complainant under oath or affirmation, and require his or her statement to be reduced to writing and be subscribed and sworn to by the complainant.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 152; G.L. 1909, ch. 281, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 331, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 501, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 12-4-1; P.L. 1969, ch. 239, § 15; P.L. 1972, ch. 169, § 12.)