Chapter 21 POLICE*
Section 21-27 Procedure upon arrest.
Any person arrested for violation of the ordinances of this
city shall be immediately conveyed
to the county jail or such other place of confinement as the chief of police may direct, and the
chief of police and members of the police department shall have the authority and power to keep
such person in the county jail or other such place of confinement and prevent his escape until a
trial can be held before the proper court, except as otherwise provided in this article.
(Code 1964, § 7.230)