Nevada Revised Statutes Section 207.040 - Crimes and Punishments

Employment on public works. All persons having the physical ability to work, convicted of violating NRS 207.030 and imprisoned therefor, may be required to perform labor on the public works, buildings, grounds or ways in the county, and the sheriff or other person having them in charge while performing such labor may employ any usual, reasonable, humane and sufficient means to guard against and prevent any such prisoner escaping from custody while being so employed.

Last modified: February 25, 2006