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8-386.01. Issuance and execution of arrest warrants
A. On the issuance of an arrest warrant, the court issuing the warrant shall state in the warrant whether the person named in the warrant is to be arrested for or is to be charged with committing an offense to which this article applies or that is materially related to an offense to which this article applies.
B. On receipt of notice of an arrest or an impending arrest of a juvenile and if applicable pursuant to subsection A of this section, the agency that is responsible for holding the original warrant shall notify the law enforcement agency that was responsible for the original investigation of the offense of the impending detainment of the juvenile who is arrested on the law enforcement agency's warrant.
C. On receiving notice that the warrant was executed pursuant to subsection B of this section, the law enforcement agency that was responsible for the original investigation of the offense shall do all of the following if the victim has requested notice pursuant to section 8-386:
1. Notify the victim of the arrest and advise the victim that to exercise the right to be informed if the juvenile is released the victim must contact the detention center of the juvenile probation department immediately.
2. Inform the victim of the telephone number of the detention center in which the juvenile is detained.
3. Provide the detention center with the victim information pursuant to section 8-386 so that the detention center may notify the victim of the release or escape of the juvenile pursuant to section 8-393, if applicable.
D. A law enforcement agency is not required to provide victim information pursuant to section 8-386, subsections C and E to the custodial agency at the time a juvenile is detained unless the law enforcement agency that performs the warrant arrest is also the law enforcement agency that was responsible for the original investigation of the offense.
E. The victim's right to be informed of an arrest or a release pursuant to an executed warrant applies to warrants that are issued on or after September 1, 1996.
F. Law enforcement, courts and juvenile custodial agencies are not liable pursuant to section 8-393 for the failure to inform a victim of the arrest or release of a juvenile on warrants that were issued before September 1, 1996.