Nevada Revised Statutes Section 171.1227 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Peace officer to submit written report concerning suspected acts of domestic violence; copy of report to be forwarded to Central Repository.

1. If a peace officer investigates an act that constitutes domestic violence pursuant to NRS 33.018, he shall prepare and submit a written report of his investigation to his supervisor or to another person designated by his supervisor, regardless of whether the peace officer makes an arrest.

2. If the peace officer investigates a mutual battery that constitutes domestic violence pursuant to NRS 33.018 and finds that one of the persons involved was the primary physical aggressor, he shall include in his report:

(a) The name of the person who was the primary physical aggressor; and

(b) A description of the evidence which supports his finding.

3. If the peace officer does not make an arrest, he shall include in his report the reason he did not do so.

4. A copy of the report must be forwarded immediately to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History.

Last modified: February 25, 2006