1.  Requirement of record.  A Maine criminal justice agency that maintains a holding facility, as defined in Title 34?A, section 1001, subsection 9, or other facility for pretrial detention shall record the following information concerning each person delivered to it for pretrial detention for any period of time:  
A. The identity of the arrested person, including the person’s name, year of birth, residence and occupation, if any;   [PL 2013, c. 267, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
B. The statutory or customary description of the crime or crimes for which the person was arrested including the date and geographic location where the crime is alleged to have occurred;   [PL 2013, c. 267, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
C. The date, time and place of the arrest; and   [PL 2013, c. 267, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]
D. The circumstances of the arrest including, when applicable, the physical force used in making the arrest, the resistance made to the arrest, what weapons were involved, the arrested person’s refusal to submit and the pursuit by the arresting officers.   [PL 2013, c. 267, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]

[PL 2013, c. 267, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 706

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Criminal history record information: includes , but is not limited to, identifiable descriptions or notations of: summonses and arrests; detention; bail; formal criminal charges such as complaints, informations and indictments; any disposition stemming from such charges; post-plea or post-adjudication sentencing; involuntary commitment; execution of and completion of any sentencing alternatives imposed; release and discharge from involuntary commitment; any related pretrial and post-trial appeals, collateral attacks and petitions; and petitions for and warrants of pardons, commutations, reprieves and amnesties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Criminal justice agency: includes federal courts, Maine courts, courts in any other state, the Department of the Attorney General, district attorneys' offices and the equivalent departments or offices in any federal or state jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
2.  Time and method of recording.  A Maine criminal justice agency shall record the information under subsection 1 immediately upon delivery of an arrested person to the criminal justice agency for detention. The criminal justice agency shall record and maintain the information in chronological order and keep the information in a suitable, permanent record. The information required by this section may be combined by a sheriff with the record required by Title 30-A, section 1505.  

[PL 2013, c. 267, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]

3.  Information public.  The information required to be recorded and maintained by this section is public criminal history record information.  

[PL 2013, c. 267, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY

PL 2013, c. 267, Pt. A, §2 (NEW).