356.6  Sheriff's duty.

The sheriff must keep an accurate calendar of each prisoner committed to the sheriff's care, which shall contain the prisoner's name, place of abode, the day and hour of commitment and discharge, the cause and term of commitment, the authority that committed the prisoner, and a description of the prisoner, a statement of the prisoner's occupation, education, and general habits. When any prisoner is discharged, such calendar must show the day and hour when and the authority by which it took place, and if a person escapes, it must state particularly the time and manner thereof.

Section History: Early form

  [C51, § 3105; R60, § 5124; C73, § 4725; C97, § 5641; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 5502; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 356.6]

Internal References

  Referred to in § 356A.5

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