RULE 004.00.20-011 - AR 211 Physical Attacks on State Employee

RULE 004.00.20-011. AR 211 Physical Attacks on State Employee

I. POLICY OF THE DEPARTMENT:

To treat as criminal acts all physical assaults by inmates on State employees, volunteers or visitors. Such acts are subject to prosecution by the Prosecuting Attorney of the county where the institution or facility is located.

II. EXPLANATION:

A. It shall be the responsibility of each employee to make a written report, to his/her supervisor, concerning incidents of the above nature. Furthermore, other employees who witness such assaults will be expected to document such information to the Warden/Administrator.

B. It is the right and duty of an employee to protect self and others in the event of an attack.

C. The Warden/Administrator will report such incidents to the appropriate Deputy/Assistant Director and Internal Affairs Administrator, who in turn will coordinate prosecution with the Prosecuting Attorney's office.

Board Approval Date: 12/04/2014

Effective Date: 12/15/2014

(Adopted by Arkansas Register Volume MMXXI Number 7, Effective 12/15/2014)

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