TITLE 13
Criminals – Correctional Institutions

CHAPTER 13-5
Station Houses for Women

SECTION 13-5-8


§ 13-5-8 Attendance of matrons in court.

At least one police matron in each city or town shall be designated by the chief of police of the city or town to attend before the district and police courts at all times when any woman is to be arraigned before the court, and that matron shall have charge of all women there in attendance awaiting trial or transfer from the court to any other place of detention.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 293, § 7; G.L. 1909, ch. 362, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 415, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 338, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 13-5-8.)