Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 14, § 134.1. Malfeasance in office;  sexual conduct prohibited with persons in the custody and supervision of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections

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A. It shall be unlawful and constitute malfeasance in office for any of the following persons to engage in sexual intercourse or any other sexual conduct with a person who is under their supervision and who is confined in a prison, jail, work release facility, or correctional institution, or who is under the supervision of the division of probation and parole:

(1) A law enforcement officer.

(2) An officer, employee, contract worker, or volunteer of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections or any prison, jail, work release facility, or correctional institution.

B. Whoever violates a provision of this Section shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars or imprisoned at hard labor for not more than ten years, or both.

C. For purposes of this Section, “law enforcement officer” shall include commissioned police officers, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, marshals, deputy marshals, correctional officers, constables, wildlife enforcement agents, state park wardens, and probation and parole officers.

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