RULE 004.00.20-022 - AR 402 Storage of Weapons

RULE 004.00.20-022. AR 402 Storage of Weapons

I. AUTHORITY:

The Board of Correction and Community Punishment is vested with the authority to promulgate Administrative Rules by Act 50 of 1968, Extraordinary Session, as amended; Acts 548 and 549 of 1993, Regular Session; and Ark. Code Ann. ss 16-93-1203 and 12-27-105.

II. PURPOSE:

To provide written procedures for the operation of the facility armory.

III. APPLICABILITY:

To all employees who are responsible for firearms.

IV. POLICY:

To maintain weapons in facility armories to effectuate necessary force.

V. PROCEDURE:

The warden/center supervisor shall establish written procedures for the operation of the facility armory, which shall be approved by the appropriate deputy/assistant director.

A. All weapons shall be maintained in working condition and an accurate inventory shall be maintained.

B. Wardens/Center supervisors may permit individual employees the privilege of storing personally owned firearms in facility armories. These weapons must be properly marked for easy identification, and it should be understood that the facility will accept no liability for loss or damages sustained while in storage.

VI. A.C.A. REFERENCE:

Board Approval Date: 2/17/94

Effective Date: 3/10/94

(Adopted by Arkansas Register Volume MMXXI Number 7, Effective 3/10/1994)

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