Nevada Revised Statutes Section 171.153 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Right of person arrested to make telephone calls.

1. Any person arrested has the right to make a reasonable number of completed telephone calls from the police station or other place at which he is booked immediately after he is booked and, except where physically impossible, no later than 3 hours after his arrest. Such telephone calls may be limited to local calls, except that long distance calls may be made by the arrested person at his own expense.

2. A reasonable number of calls must include one completed call to a friend or bail agent and one completed call to an attorney.

Last modified: February 25, 2006