Section 12-15-126

Issuance of pick-up order for taking into custody.

If it appears from a sworn statement, written or verbal, presented to the juvenile court that a child needs to be placed in detention or shelter or other care, the juvenile court may issue a pick-up order that a law enforcement officer or other person authorized by this chapter shall at once take the child into custody and take him or her to the place of detention or shelter or other care designated by the juvenile court.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §5-120; §12-15-57; amended and renumbered by Act 2008-277, p. 441, §7.)