1936/1944 Jail Rules Booklet
Forerunner to Current Statewide Minimum Standards
advisor under such rules and regulations as the sheriff may prescribe. Conversations of prisoners with other persons may be forbidden except in the presence of a keeper. (County Law Section 92).
The County Law (Section 94) provides that a Bible shall be kept in each main room of the jail, and prisoners shall be permitted to be supplied with other suitable and proper books and papers, and if practicable, the keeper shall cause divine service to be conducted at the jail at least once each Sunday.
Jail supplies and equipment such as are manufactured in the State prisons and correctional institutions, should be purchased through the State Department of Correction at Albany. It is unlawful to purchase such supplies in the open market without a certificate from the Department to the effect that they cannot be furnished.
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