TITLE 13
Criminals – Correctional Institutions

CHAPTER 13-5
Station Houses for Women

SECTION 13-5-5


§ 13-5-5 Care of female prisoners by matron.

The police matron shall have, subject only to the general control of the head of the police department, the entire care of all women held under arrest in the station in which she serves or to which she is attached, and may at any time call upon any police officer in the station for assistance.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 293, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 362, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 415, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 338, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 13-5-6.)