1936/1944 Jail Rules Booklet
Forerunner to Current Statewide Minimum Standards
and economic administration of such institutions and to advise those in charge thereof in the performance of their official duties.
The sheriffs of the various counties of the State are vested with the responsibility of administering county jails. With a view to aiding those in charge of such jails, the Commission has compiled these rules and suggestions concerning jail management. They are based on provisions of law and experience in inspecting the penal and correctional institutions of the State.
The County Law (Section 91) provides that each county jail shall contain a sufficient number of rooms for the separate confinement of those held for trial or examination, those serving sentence, and civil prisoners and witnesses.
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