Nevada Revised Statutes Section 171.1229 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Fingerprinting of persons detained and cited for committing suspected acts of domestic violence; fingerprints to be forwarded to Central Repository. If a peace officer:

1. Detains a person for violating a county, city or town ordinance or state law that:

(a) Is punishable as a misdemeanor; and

(b) Constitutes domestic violence pursuant to NRS 33.018; and

2. Issues the person a citation in lieu of taking him before a magistrate,

the peace officer shall obtain not less than one fingerprint of the person and shall forward any fingerprint taken and the report that he is required to prepare pursuant to NRS 171.1227 to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History.

Last modified: February 25, 2006