§49-5B-6. Enforcement of legal custody.
The department of health and human resources shall have
authority to require any juvenile committed to its legal custody to
remain at and to return to the residence to which the juvenile is
assigned by the department or by the juvenile court. In aid of
such authority, and upon request of a designated employee of the
department, any police officer, sheriff, deputy sheriff, or
juvenile court probation officer is authorized to take any such
juvenile into custody and return such juvenile to his or her place
of residence or into the custody of a designated employee of the
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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