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      CCRP 227.1     


Art. 227.1.  Prevention of escape; use of force

A guard or other law enforcement officer is justified in the reasonable use of force, to prevent the escape from a state correctional facility, parish prison, or the physical custody of a guard or other law enforcement officer of a person under sentence or awaiting trial.

Acts 1985, No. 792, §1; Acts 1987, No. 790, §1.

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