45.0202 Notice to parents-Right to prompt hearing.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 45.0202]

When a child is taken into temporary custody, the officer shall notify a parent, guardian, or legal custodian as soon as possible and within 12 hours, and inform him that, if the child is placed in detention pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of 45.0201, all parties have a right to a prompt hearing to determine whether the child is to be detained further. The notification may be made to a person with whom the child is residing if a parent, guardian, or legal custodian cannot be located. It is the duty of the law enforcement officer taking the child into custody to make the notification. No child which falls under paragraphs (a)(2) and (a)(3) of 45.0201 may be placed in detention but may be placed in a shelter facility, under 45.0203.

History: 1980, PL 16-71 § 1

Research Guide: CRS 19-2-102.