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§ 3-214. Escapees

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorrectional Services

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Correctional Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Division of Correction (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Powers and Personnel (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 3-214
§ 3-214. Escapees
(a)(1) The warden of a correctional facility or designee of the warden may issue a retake warrant for the apprehension and return of an escapee.
(2) The warden shall submit a copy of each retake warrant to the State's Attorney for the county in which the correctional facility from which the escape was made is located.
(b)(1) A sheriff or a police officer who is authorized to serve criminal process and who receives a retake warrant issued under subsection (a) of this section shall execute the warrant in accordance with the directions in the warrant.
(2) A sheriff or police officer who makes an arrest under this subsection shall promptly notify the Division of the arrest.


Added by Acts 1999, c. 54, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999.
Formerly Art. 27, § 682.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 3-214, MD CORR SERV § 3-214
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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