Terms Used In Vermont Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1506
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Person: shall include any natural person, corporation, municipality, the State of Vermont or any department, agency, or subdivision of the State, and any partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See
- State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
§ 1506. Officer aiding or voluntarily allowing escape
An officer or person employed in keeping, taking care of, or guarding the State prison or the prisoners therein, who aids or voluntarily suffers the escape of a prisoner, shall be imprisoned not more than 20 years. Jailers and officers, other than those employed in keeping, taking care of, or guarding the State prison or prisoners therein, who voluntarily suffer a prisoner in their custody, upon conviction or upon a criminal charge, to escape, shall be imprisoned not more than five years or fined not more than $1,000.00, or both. (Amended 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; 1981, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 23.)