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Art. 816.  Record of detention center; access

A.  Every juvenile detention center shall maintain a permanent record of certain information as to each child received.  The record shall include:

(1)  The child's name, age, sex, race, and address.

(2)  The reason the child is being taken into custody.

(3)  The date and time of the child's entry into and exit from the juvenile detention center.

(4)  The name of the officer and the law enforcement agency employing the officer who brings the child to the juvenile detention center.

B.  The record in which such information is kept shall not be open for public inspection.  Peace officers, probation officers, counsel representing the child, the district attorney, persons collecting statistical information, and authorized officers of the court shall have access to the record.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §8, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 1992, No. 705, §1, eff. July 6, 1992.

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