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AGO 1956 No. 256 >  May 1, 1956
BAIL AND ARREST - POLICE PROCEDURES - COMPLAINTS, RIGHT OF CITY ATTORNEY TO SIGN - BONDS, CHIEF OF POLICE - NIGHT COURTS
BAIL AND ARREST ‑- POLICE PROCEDURES ‑- COMPLAINTS, RIGHT OF CITY ATTORNEY TO SIGN ‑- BONDS, CHIEF OF POLICE ‑- NIGHT COURTS. 1. Bail must be set individually.2. Amount of bail may not be set by police officers.3. Prisoner may not be held without recourse to bail.4. Limitation of telephone calls by one in custody.5. City attorney may sign complaints without facts.6. Only cities over 300,000 required have night courts.7. No requirement to bond chief of police.
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