Warden/Superintendent of each institution shall be responsible for the care,
secure detention and control of all inmates assigned to his/her charge. He/She
is responsible for the overall security of his/her institution and the
effective accomplishment of assigned tasks. The Warden/Superintendent is
similarly charged with achieving directed, authorized and approved activities
and for preventing those actions or activities which are prohibited by law,
rules and regulations, or current directives.
(a) The Warden/Superintendent of any State
Correctional Institution/Facility may assign any offender under his/her control
whom the Warden/Superintendent believes may benefit from the Program to the
Special Rehabilitative Program at that institution/facility.
(2) Each Warden/Superintendent
shall develop comprehensive plans for Riot Control, Institutional disturbances
of lesser scope, Escapes, Fires and Fire-fighting, Emergency Lighting and use
of standby power, Natural Disasters, and local or national emergencies. Plans
should be as simple as possible, consistent with quickly achieving the desired
results. Institutional officials, correctional personnel, and other employees
shall be instructed on the procedures contained in the plans developed and the
role that each is expected to play. Initial orientation of all new employees
and quarterly reorientation of personnel is required.
(3) Institutional employees shall be
encouraged and required to develop their talent for observation and to report
to authorities all activities or circumstances which deviate significantly from
Wardens/Superintendents shall require that institutional employees respond to
emergency situations in accordance with the requirements of their position and
the needs dictated by the type and severity of the emergency.
(5) Guard lines shall be established at the
various state and county correctional institutions. At each corner of the
property line a sign shall be posted which reads as follows: Guardline of
Facility. Signs shall also be posted at all entrances and exits for vehicles
and pedestrians at the institution and at such intervals along the guard line
as will reasonably place all persons approaching the guard line on notice of
the location of the institution.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-3-1-.01
Ga. Constitution 1983,
Art. XI, Sec. I, O.C.G.A. Secs.
"Responsibility" adopted as R. 415-3-1-.01. F. Nov.
14, 1984; eff. Dec. 4, 1984, renumbered as R.
125-3-1-.01 of same title. F.
June 28, 1985; eff.
July 20, 1985, as specified by
Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F.
June 28, 1989; eff.
July 18, 1989.
Amended: F. Nov. 17,
1989; eff. Dec. 7, 1989.
Amended: F. July 6,
1993; eff. July 26, 1993.
Amended: F. Feb. 6,
2003; eff. Feb. 26, 2003.