§ 14-1-23. Place of detention of juveniles.
The board of police commissioners or other corresponding police authority of each city and town, and the city council of each city and town council of each town where no board of police commissioners or other corresponding police authority, exists, may provide and maintain, in their respective city or town, a suitable place or places not directly connected with any jail or lockup in which children temporarily detained awaiting the action of the court may be kept so long as detention may be necessary.
(P.L. 1944, ch. 1441, § 22; G.L. 1956, § 14-1-23.)