- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
- Chapter 12. Delinquent Minors
- Section 245. Arrest.
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AS 47.12.245. Arrest.
- (a) A peace officer may
- (1) arrest a minor
- (A) for the commission of an act that subjects the minor to the provisions of this chapter under the same circumstances
and in the same manner as would apply to the arrest of an adult for violation of a criminal law of the state or a
municipality of the state;
- (B) if the peace officer reasonably believes the minor is a fugitive from justice;
- (C) if the peace officer has probable cause to believe that the minor has violated a condition of the minor's release or
- (D) if the peace officer reasonably believes that the minor has been adjudicated a delinquent and has escaped from an
institution or absconded from probation, parole, or the jurisdiction of a court;
- (2) continue the lawful arrest of a minor that is made by a citizen.
- (b) A probation officer may arrest a minor if the probation officer has probable cause to believe that the minor has
violated conditions of the minor's release or probation.
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