Question: Is it illegal for a cop to date a prisoner?

Federal law criminalizes sex between officers and inmates in prisons. PREA applies to all correctional facilities, including prisons, jails, juvenile facilities, military and Indian country facilities, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Can correctional officers have relationships with inmates?

Federal law criminalizes prison staff-inmate sexual relations because the inmate cannot legally consent. But sexual activity between law enforcement officers and individuals in their custody who are not yet inmates is legal in some states.

Can I refuse to give my details to police?

You DO NOT have to give your name and address unless the officer points out an offence he / she suspects you have committed. However, not providing your details may lead to you being detained for longer.

Can two parolees be together?

There is no law that prohibits 2 felons from living together. That having been said, if someone is on parole they may be prohibited by the conditions of that parole from associating with other convicted felons. However, if they were legally married the parole office might make an exception.

Does the US have a federal police force?

At the federal level, there exists both federal police, who possess full federal authority as given to them under United States Code (U.S.C.), and federal law enforcement agencies, who are authorized to enforce various laws at the federal level.

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