1936/1944 Jail Rules Booklet
Forerunner to Current Statewide Minimum Standards
age, sex, place of birth, color social relations, education, secular and religious, for what and by whom committed, how and when discharged, total amount of reduction of sentence allowed, trade or occupation, whether so employed when arrested and number of previous convictions. The book in which such record is keptshall be a public record and shall be delivered by each sheriff or other officer to his successor.
The County Law (Section 101) provides that visits may be made to all county jails and workhouses at pleasure by the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, comptroller and attorney general, members of the State Commission of Correction, members of the legislature, judges of the court of appeals, justices of the appellate court, and county judges, district attorneys and every minister of the gospel having charge of a congregation in the town in which such jail or workhouse is located. The sheriff is authorized to prescribe regulations relative to visits by others
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