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75-5222.Apprehension of escaped inmate; warrant for; reward for apprehension. When an inmate escapes from a correctional institution or the custody of the secretary, the secretary shall take all proper measures for the apprehension of the inmate, including the issuance of a warrant for the apprehension of the inmate. Law enforcement officers shall execute warrants for the apprehension of escaped inmates in the same manner as any arrest warrant and shall deliver the inmate named in the warrant to the jail used by the county where the inmate is apprehended unless some other place is designated by the secretary. The secretary may offer a reward, not to exceed $5,000, for the apprehension of such inmate.

History: L. 1973, ch. 339, § 31; L. 1998, ch. 186, § 5; L. 1999, ch. 53, § 1; July 1.



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