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Legal Information: South Dakota

Statutes: South Dakota

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Updated: 
May 14, 2019

25-10-12 Delivery of order to law enforcement agencies

The petitioner may deliver an order for protection granted pursuant to this chapter within twenty-four hours to the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction over the residence of the petitioner. Each appropriate law enforcement agency shall make available to other law enforcement officers information as to the existence and status of any order for protection issued pursuant to this chapter.