NRS 211.090
Branch county jails may be established

  • confinement of prisoners.


A board of county commissioners may establish a branch county jail in any township in the county except the township where the county jail required by NRS 211.010 is located, if in its judgment the public needs require it, and provide that persons charged with or convicted of a misdemeanor in the township in which a branch county jail is located may be imprisoned in the branch county jail instead of in the county jail.


Any judge or justice of the peace before whom a conviction may be had may order that a prisoner be imprisoned in the county jail of the county wherein the conviction may be had if the public safety or the safety of the prisoner requires it.

Source: Section 211.090 — Branch county jails may be established; confinement of prisoners., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-211.­html#NRS211Sec090.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 211.090’s source at nv​.us