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It shall be the duty of the sheriffs, jail administrators or independent contractors of the various jails to keep a faithful and true statement of all the prisoners detained and under their charge. The statement shall set forth the name of each person committed to jail, stating his place of residence, the date of his imprisonment, the cause of confinement and the authority committing him; provided that if the person who shall have been committed to jail shall afterwards obtain his liberty, the same shall be so stated in said book, setting forth the authority by which he was set at liberty; and in like manner, should any prisoner make his escape, the time thereof shall be stated, and the manner in which the escape was made.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 33. Correctional Institutions § 33-3-7. Record of prisoners; escapes - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-33-correctional-institutions/nm-st-sect-33-3-7/
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