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being booked, each prisoner will be allowed a reasonable number
of telephone calls, if requested.
Each prisoner will be allowed to use the telephone in
his/her section, anytime, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and
9:00 p.m. All
telephone calls out of the Jail Sections are collect calls.
prisoner who can provide his/her own stamps, paper and envelopes
can send out as many letters as they want.
are allowed certain personal items:
United States Postage Stamps
Paper - No wire bound notebooks
Books - Paper back books only, no magazines or newspapers.
5 Pictures - No bigger than 5" x 7"
prisoner will be allowed to keep money, jewelry or anything of
prisoner’s money will be locked in the Lock Box, in the Booking
Area. Those having money will be permitted to purchase from
Commissary, during their incarceration. Commissary will
be run every week. The maximum amount that can be spent on
Commissary is $60, with Phone Cards not being included in the
will not be allowed to sell or buy other inmates’ personal items
(clothes, shoes, etc.) by using the items bought from
for all sections will be done every day.
prisoner will shave and shower a reasonable number of times
“Razors, Mon-Fri, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. only.”
complaints will be made in writing and given to the Jail
Officer, who will turn the
letter over to the Jail Administrator.
prisoner has the right to assign work or have supervision over
any other inmate.
and arguing is prohibited.
will be responsible for any county property issued to them.
Damage to any County property will result in prosecution for
Criminal Damage to
inmate will fill out a visiting list.
The list will be filled out once a month, with only three
people per month being allowed to visit.
The visiting list can be redone with new names 30 days
after the last one is made
of the Jail Rules, verbal abuse or any other form of disrespect
or refusal to obey the Jail Officers will be cause for loss of
any or all privileges or a ticket.
Violators may also be lodged in an individual cell.
will be required to clean their own cell block area.
Each prisoner will keep his/her area in a neat order at
all times. Cleaning
supplies will be furnished in the morning hours only.
smoking or magazines will be allowed in the sections.
photographs or hand drawn pictures will be allowed on the walls
or bars. No paper
will be allowed to cover the cell lights.
Papers used for these purposes will be confiscated.
Any paper, including religious or court papers, can
be confiscated if misused.
Marking or writing on the
walls is not permitted.
is strictly prohibited.
items (paper, etc.) will be thrown into the catwalks.
Prisoners, in any section, in violation will lose the
opportunity to buy such items from commissary.