RULE 004.00.20-035 - AR 890 Arkansas Department of Correction Jail Facilities

RULE 004.00.20-035. AR 890 Arkansas Department of Correction Jail Facilities

I. AUTHORITY:

The authority of the Board of Correction to promulgate this Administrative Rule is confirmed in Act 50 of 1968, First Extraordinary Session, as amended, and Act 427 of 1987, Regular Session.

II. PURPOSE:

This Administrative Rule establishes the policy of the Department of Correction with respect to providing correctional services for jail facilities under Department of Correction management.

III. APPLICABILITY:

This Administrative Rule applies to all departmental staff involved in the providing of correctional services for jail facilities under the Department of Correction management.

IV. DEFINITIONS:

A. Correctional Services - the following functions, services and activities, when provided within a jail facility under Department of Correction management:

1. Operation of facilities to include management, custody of inmates and providing security;

2. Food services, commissary, medical services, transportation, sanitation or other ancillary services;

3. Development and implementation assistance for classification, management information systems, or other information system or services;

4. Education, training and jobs program; and

5. Counseling, special treatment programs, or other programs for special needs.

B. Jail Facility - any detention facility under the management of the Department of Correction that houses prisoners who have not been received as commitments to the Department of Correction.

V. POLICY:

It shall be the policy of the Arkansas Department of Correction to provide and/or coordinate correctional services, as contracted with other law enforcement agencies, to jail facilities in a manner consistent with the jail standards established by the Criminal Detention Facility Review Commission.

VI. PROCEDURES:

Each jail facility will have written policies and procedures for the provision of correctional services consistent with minimum jail standards as established by the Criminal Detention Facility Review Commission.

Board Approval Date: 02/26/91

Effective Date: 2/27/91

(Adopted by Arkansas Register Volume MMXXI Number 7, Effective 2/27/1991)

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