SEC. 45-39-11. Establishment and operation of a toll-free telephone number for reporting information about criminal acts.
The council shall establish and operate a toll-free telephone service and make the service accessible to persons residing in areas of the state not served by a local crime stoppers program for reporting to the council information about criminal acts. The toll-free service must be available between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday and from 5:00 p.m. Friday until 8:00 a.m. Monday. The council shall forward the information received to appropriate law enforcement agencies or local crime stoppers programs.
SOURCES: Laws, 1996, ch. 529, Sec. 6, eff from and after July 1, 1996.
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