Chapter 16 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS*
Section 16-54 Detention condition of probation.
(a) Except in infraction cases, when probation is granted,
the court, in addition to conditions
imposed under section 16-53, may require as a condition of probation that the defendant submit
to a period of detention in an appropriate institution at whatever time or intervals within the
period of probation, consecutive or nonconsecutive, the court shall designate.
(b) In misdemeanor cases, the period of detention under this
section shall not exceed the
shorter of fifteen (15) days or the maximum term of imprisonment authorized for the
misdemeanor by division 3 of this article.
(c) If probation is revoked and a term of imprisonment is
served by reason thereof, the time
spent in jail or other institution as a detention condition of probation shall be credited against the
prison or jail term served for the offense in connection with which the detention condition was
(Code 1964, § 7.505)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 559.026.