Delaware Code Title 11. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 780B. Unlawful sexual contact with a person in custody;  class G felony

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(a) It is unlawful for a law-enforcement officer, an employee working at a detention facility, a contractor or employee of a contractor working at a detention facility, or a volunteer working at a detention facility to intentionally have sexual contact with a person in custody, as defined in § 1258 of this title.

(b) Subsection (a) of this section does not apply to a licensed medical doctor or nurse when the contact occurs for the purpose of diagnosis or treatment or to a law enforcement officer who is lawfully performing job duties.

(c) Consent of the person in custody is not a defense to an act in violation of subsection (a) of this section.

(d) A violation of subsection (a) of this section is a class G felony.

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