Arizona Revised Statutes § 31-331 Definitions

31-331. Definitions

In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. " Court" means a justice of the peace, town magistrate, city magistrate, superior court commissioner or superior court judge.

2. " Detention facility" means any jail or other place of detention of persons charged with or convicted of a crime, including town, city, county, or regional facilities.

3. " Employment" includes vocational training and other educational and rehabilitative activities, whether or not for compensation.

4. " Local governing board" means town council, city council or board of supervisors, or any combination thereof.

5. " Prisoner" means a person incarcerated in a detention facility who has been charged with or convicted of a misdemeanor, or a person incarcerated for nonpayment of a fine, for contempt or as a condition of probation for any criminal offense.

6. " Work furlough administrator" means a probation officer, sheriff, or other person authorized by the local governing board to perform the functions of the work furlough administrator.

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