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629.355 PEACE OFFICER AUTHORITY TO DETAIN PERSON ON CONDITIONAL RELEASE.

(a) A peace officer may detain a person on conditional release upon probable cause that the person has violated a condition of release. "Conditional release" has the meaning given in section 401.01, subdivision 2.

(b) Except as provided in paragraph (c), no person may be detained longer than the period provided in rule 27.04 of the Rules of Criminal Procedure. The detaining peace officer shall provide a detention report to the agency supervising the person as soon as possible. The detention by the peace officer may not exceed eight hours without the approval of the supervising agency. The supervising agency may release the person without commencing revocation proceedings or commence revocation proceedings under rule 27.04 of the Rules of Criminal Procedure.

(c) A person detained under paragraph (a) who is on supervised release or parole may not be detained longer than 72 hours. The detaining peace officer shall provide a detention report to the commissioner of corrections as soon as possible. The detention by the peace officer may not exceed eight hours without the approval of the commissioner or a designee. The commissioner may release the person without commencing revocation proceedings or request a hearing before the hearings and release division.