TITLE 13
Criminals – Correctional Institutions

CHAPTER 13-5
Station Houses for Women

SECTION 13-5-6


§ 13-5-6 Accommodations for female prisoners.

In every station in which a police matron serves, or to which a police matron is attached, sufficient and proper accommodations shall be provided for women confined under arrest In case those accommodations shall be insufficient or improper, the matron shall notify the police chief, and it shall be the duty of the police chief to notify the city or town council. It shall be the duty of the city or town council to provide, at the expense of the city or town, sufficient and proper accommodations.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 293, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 362, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 415, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 338, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 13-5-6; P.L. 1988, ch. 262, § 1.)