1936/1944 Jail Rules Booklet
Forerunner to Current Statewide Minimum Standards
The NY Correction History Society presents text from the SCOC's oldest Regulations for Management of County Jails booklet.

Page 18 of 28 pages.

The physician should be required to keep a record in ink at the jail, showing time of visit, patient or patients treated, their condition, and treatments prescribed.

County Jail Regulations Page 18.
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In case a prisoner in such state of bodily health that he requires immediate medical or surgical treatment, he may be removed to a hospital by order of the county judge. The prisoner is to be kept in custody of the officials in charge of the jail to which he is committed until he has sufficiently recovered from his illness to be safely returned to the jail. The sheriff, warden or jailer is then to be notified by the chief officer of the hospital that the prisoner has recovered, when he is to be returned to the jail where he is committed. (Section 508 -- Correction Law)


All buildings wherein prisoners are


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