RULE 004.00.18-001 - AR 201 Uniform Personnel

RULE 004.00.18-001. AR 201 Uniform Personnel

201 Grooming and Attire Standards for Security and Non-Security Employees


The Board of Corrections is vested with the authority to promulgate this administrative regulation by Ark. Code Ann. ยง 12-27-105


All employees of the Arkansas Department of Correction.


A. The Department shall establish and maintain standards for employees' grooming and attire to reflect an appearance commensurate with that employee's position in a professional correctional organization. These standards shall ensure that employees present a neat, clean, professional appearance while on duty; and establish procedures for issuance and maintenance of uniforms.

B. The uniforms issued to security employees shall be worn only while on duty and to and from work. Exceptions can be made by the Director for employees serving on a special assignment or while attending a pre-approved public or non-agency event.

C. The Director has the authority to determine the grooming and attire standards for non-security employees, to include which non-security employees will wear a uniform while on duty.

D. The Director shall issue the necessary directive(s) to implement this policy

Board Approval Date: 5/11/2018

Reference: N/A

Effective Date:5/21/2018

Supersedes: AR 201

Dated: 5/11/2018


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