RULE 004.00.91-007 - Classification of Inmates

RULE 004.00.91-007. Classification of Inmates

802 Classification of Inmates


The authority of the Board of Correction to promulgate this Administrative Regulation is confirmed in Act 50 of 1968, First Extraordinary Session, as amended; and Act 309 of 1991, Regular Session.


To establish policy to provide for a method of classifying inmates sentenced to the Arkansas Department of Correction, to comply with Arkansas Code 12-29-202, and to ensure a uniform method of awarding meritorious good time pursuant' to the provisions of the Arkansas Codes.


To inmates and department staff.


As defined by this Administrative Regulation, a Classification Committee shall be established for each unit/center. Members of the Committee will be selected by Wardens or Supervisors of the various units/centers. The Classification Committees shall be composed of, but not limited to:

- Unit Warden/Center Supervisor or Assistant Warden (acting as Chairperson)

- Unit Classification Officer or person acting in this capacity as designated by the Warden/Supervisor.

- Security Representative

- Treatment Representative

The Unit Classification Committee shall meet as open as necessary to classify inmates in accordance with guidelines established in the Classification Manual and/or Administrative Directive. Exceptions to these policies must be approved by the Director.

Board of Correction Approval Date: 4/19/91

Attorney General Review Date: 4/19/91

Date Filed Secy, of State: 4/22/91


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