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Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-47-14-1

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Sec. 1. (a)?For the purposes of this chapter, an individual is ?dangerous? if:

(1)?the individual presents an imminent risk of personal injury to the individual or to another individual; ?or

(2)?It is probable that the individual will present a risk of personal injury to the individual or to another individual in the future and the individual:

(A)?has a mental illness (as defined in IC 12-7-2-130) that may be controlled by medication, and has not demonstrated a pattern of voluntarily and consistently taking the individual's medication while not under supervision; ?or

(B)?is the subject of documented evidence that would give rise to a reasonable belief that the individual has a propensity for violent or suicidal conduct.

(b)?The fact that an individual has been released from a mental health facility or has a mental illness that is currently controlled by medication does not establish that the individual is dangerous for the purposes of this chapter.

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