SEC. 97-3-104 Crime of sexual activity between law enforcement personnel and prisoners; sanctions.
It is unlawful for any jailer, guard, employee of the Department of Corrections, sheriff, constable, marshal or other officer to engage in any sexual penetration as defined in Section 97-3-97, Mississippi Code of 1972, or have carnal knowledge of any offender, with or without the offender's consent, who is incarcerated at any jail or any state, county or private correctional facility. Any person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and upon conviction shall be fined not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) or imprisoned for a term not to exceed five (5) years, or both.
SOURCES: Laws, 1998, Ch. 470, § 1, HB 59; Laws, 2004, ch. 589, § 1, HB 1130, eff from and after July 1, 2004.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2004
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