1936/1944 Jail Rules Booklet
Forerunner to Current Statewide Minimum Standards
cept in cases where a local city charter so provides; otherwise any action in the matter of a prisoner's sentence can be taken only by appeal to the next higher court. It is important that an order from the court directing the release of a prisoner should be in writing, rather than verbal.
A matron for each county jail should be designated and available when her services are required, her compensation may be adjusted accordingly. Under the direction of the sheriff, she should have charge of the department for female prisoners. The keys for this department should be in her possession at all times and no male person should be permitted to enter the department unless accompanied by the matron. The serving of meals to all female prisoners should be under her direct supervision and she should attend all visits to female inmates.
The County Law (Section 96)
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