§ 35-33-1-1 Law enforcement officer; federal enforcement officer
§ 35-33-1-1.5 Crime involving domestic or family violence; duties of law enforcement officers; confiscation of firearm, ammunition, or deadly weapon
§ 35-33-1-1.7 Mandatory hold on person arrested for domestic violence
§ 35-33-1-2 Judge
§ 35-33-1-3 Coroner
§ 35-33-1-4 Any person
§ 35-33-1-5 Definition
§ 35-33-1-6 Chart to determine detention time before release pending trial

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 35 > Article 33 > Chapter 1

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Sheriff: means the sheriff of the county or another person authorized to perform sheriff's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5