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  221.503.  MULES to be notified of escape of a dangerous felon from certain jails and detention facilities, when, information to be included. — 1.  As soon as reasonably possible, but in no case more than five hours after a person who has been convicted of murder in the first degree or a dangerous felony as defined in section 556.061 or who is being held on suspicion of having committed murder in the first degree or a dangerous felony as defined in section 556.061 has escaped from a municipal detention facility, county jail, regional jail, or private jail, the chief law enforcement official responsible for such jail or detention facility or the chief administrator in the case of a private jail shall cause notification of the escape to be made to the Missouri uniform law enforcement system (MULES).

  2.  The notification required by this section may include the name of the escaped individual, any facts relevant to identifying the escaped individual, including but not limited to a physical description, a photograph or video of such individual, a description of any mode of transportation such individual is believed to be using, and a description of any person believed to be assisting such person in the escape, if any.  The notification shall also include the crimes for which the person was incarcerated in the jail or detention facility and contact information for the jail or detention facility which can be used by any person to report any information concerning the whereabouts of the escaped person.


(L. 2011 H.B. 38)

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