Criminals – Correctional Institutions

Station Houses for Women

SECTION 13-5-2

§ 13-5-2. Designation of station houses.

The city or town council in every city or town in this state, except the council of the city of Pawtucket, shall designate one or more station houses within their respective cities or towns for the detention of all women under arrest. The city or town council may, at any time, so designate any additional station house or houses, and may declare any station house or houses to be no longer so designated; provided, at least one station house shall always remain so designated in each city or town.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 293, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 362, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1910, ch. 626, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 415, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 338, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 13-5-2.)