1936/1944 Jail Rules Booklet
Forerunner to Current Statewide Minimum Standards
Any officer, on entering the jail, should not carry firearms, blackjacks, etc. but should lock them up in the office or other safe place.
Prisoners going to or from the mess hall, exercise yard, or going to and returning from work outside the jail, should be carefully checked to prevent a "hideout."
Keys have been fashioned from spoons; knives are dangerous weapons in the hands of a desperate man. See to it that all table utensils are left in the mess or are returned to the kitchens from the cells.
Frequent inspections should be made to determine if locking devices and locks are working properly.
Cells should be systematically searched for materials which would serve as a weapon or a medium of self destruction or escape. Razor blades are small and easily concealed.
Prisoners permitted to exercise in a jail yard should be under constant supervision, to prevent scaling the wall, to prevent scaling the wall or receiving articles or weapons which
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