Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 289.180
Parole and probation officers; juvenile probation officers; alternative sentencing officers of department of alternative sentencing; director of juvenile services; Chief and parole officers of Youth Parole Bureau; director of department of juvenile justice services.


1.

The following persons have the powers of a peace officer:

(a)

The Chief Parole and Probation Officer appointed pursuant to NRS 213.1092;

(b)

Assistant parole and probation officers appointed pursuant to NRS 213.1095;

(c)

The chief of a department of alternative sentencing established pursuant to NRS 211A.080; and

(d)

Assistant alternative sentencing officers of a department of alternative sentencing.

2.

A juvenile probation officer or assistant juvenile probation officer whose official duties require such officer to enforce court orders on juvenile offenders and make arrests has the same powers as a peace officer when performing duties pursuant to title 5 of NRS or chapter 432B of NRS, including the power to arrest an adult criminal offender encountered while in the performance of those duties.

3.

A director of juvenile services has the powers of a peace officer in the director’s judicial district when performing duties pursuant to title 5 of NRS or chapter 432B of NRS, including the power to arrest an adult criminal offender encountered while in the performance of those duties.

4.

The Chief of the Youth Parole Bureau of the Division of Child and Family Services in the Department of Health and Human Services and the parole officers of the Bureau have the powers of a peace officer in carrying out the functions of the Bureau.

5.

A director of a department of juvenile justice services established by ordinance pursuant to NRS 62G.210 has the powers of a peace officer in the county when carrying out duties pursuant to title 5 of NRS or chapter 432B of NRS, including the power to arrest an adult criminal offender encountered while carrying out those duties.
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Feb. 5, 2021