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9121-4. Definitions.
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“Administrative warrant” means a document issued by the Federal agency charged with the enforcement of the Federal immigration law that is used as a non-criminal, civil warrant for immigration purposes.

“Civil immigration detainer” means a non-mandatory request issued by an authorized Federal immigration officer under Section 287.7 of Title 8 of the Code of Federal Regulations, to a local law enforcement official to maintain custody of an individual for a period not to exceed forty-eight (48) hours and advise the authorized Federal immigration officer prior to the release of that individual.

“Eligible for release from custody” means that the individual may be released from custody because one (1) of the following conditions has occurred:

(a) All criminal charges against the individual have been dropped or dismissed.

(b) The individual has been acquitted of all criminal charges filed against him or her.

(c) The individual has served all the time required for his or her sentence.

(d) The individual has posted a bond, or has been released on his or her own recognizance.

(e) The individual has been referred to pretrial diversion services.

(f) The individual is otherwise eligible for release under State or local law.

“Law enforcement official” means any County department or officer or employee of a County department, authorized to enforce criminal statutes, regulations, or local ordinances; operate jails or maintain custody of individuals in jails; and operate juvenile detention facilities or maintain custody of individuals in juvenile detention facilities.

“Notification request” means a nonmandatory request issued by an authorized Federal immigration officer to a local law enforcement official asking for notification to the authorized immigration officer of an individual’s release from local custody prior to the release of an individual from local custody. Notification requests may also include informal requests for release information by the Federal agency charged with enforcement of the Federal immigration law.

“Personal information” means any confidential, identifying information about an individual, including, but not limited to, home or work contact information, and family or emergency contact information. (Ord. 2618, § 1, 12/11/2018)

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