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Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma

 

Police and Law Enforcement Services

Chapter Five. Detention Programs
Section 501. Minimum Standards for Detention Programs

AST POLICE Code Section 501
Section 501. Minimum Standards for Detention Programs

Absentee Shawnee Police Code Section 501

Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Tribal Code
Police and Law Enforcement Services
Chapter Five. Detention Programs
Section 501. Minimum Standards for Detention Programs

The detention and jails unit of the Administrative Division of the Tribal Police Department and any contractor of jail services which receives federal funds shall meet the following minimum standards:

(a) No sick or injured person may be booked or held in a detention facility unless a medical release has been obtained from a medical officer.

(b) Any inmate requiring medical attention shall be treated as soon as possible.

(c) The jailer or other responsible employee shall maintain control over the custody and issue of all medicine to prisoners under treatment for chronic ailments to insure proper use and to guard against overdose.

(d) Routine inspections of all cells shall be conducted every thirty (30) minutes to protect the safety and welfare of prisoners. A record of each inspection shall be logged in appropriate records.

(e) Only persons who have been specifically authorized by the jailer to visit a prisoner or prisoners may be allowed in the cell block areas.

(f) Special attention shall be given to cells occupied by persons jailed for intoxication to guard against the infliction of personal injury.

(g) No juvenile may be kept in the same cell with any adult. Nor shall prisoners of opposite sexes be kept in cells within open view of each other.

(h) Each prisoner shall be served three nutritionally adequate meals a day.

(i) Each foodhandler shall be given a medical examination and, if training in foodhandling is available locally from the Indian Health Service, shall complete the foodhandler training offered by the Indian Health Service prior to employment.

(j) All jail facilities including kitchens shall be subject to periodic inspections by personnel from the Indian Health Service or other appropriate agency to insure proper sanitary conditions.

(k) The number of persons in each cell may not exceed the number for which the cell was designed.

(l) A record of all visitors shall be maintained indicating date, time and identity of each visitor.

(m) Proper precautions shall be taken to insure the safekeeping of property belonging to inmates.

(n) Prior to, or within six months after, promotion or appointment to a position involving detention/jail duties, an employee shall successfully complete a Detention/Jail Operations and Management Training Course approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs. An employee who is serving in a position involving detention/jail duties and fails to complete the training required by this paragraph shall be transferred to a position not involving detention/jail or law enforcement duties or discharged. Transfer may result in demotion.

Absentee Shawnee Police Code Section 501, AST POLICE Code Section 501

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