46.2212 Authority to arrest or detain probationer.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.2212]

Any probation officer, if he has probable cause to believe that the probationer has violated a condition of probation, may arrest the probationer without a warrant, or may deputize any other officer with the power of arrest to do so by giving him a written statement of the circumstances of the alleged violation, including a statement that the probationer has, in the judgment of the probation officer, violated the conditions of his probation. The written statement, delivered with the probationer to the official in charge of any jail or other detention facility, shall be sufficient authority for detaining the probationer pending a preliminary hearing on the alleged violation.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 559.036, 28 ASC 5.