13. ISSUANCE OF INMATE SUPPLIES . Unit Goal 13.1: The student will be able to summarize the process of issuing inmate supplies to inmate and supervising inmate showers. 13.1.1 The student will be able to identify TCJS requirements for issuing jail clothing.
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13. ISSUANCE OF INMATE SUPPLIES
Unit Goal 13.1: The student will be able to summarize the process of issuing inmate supplies to inmate and supervising inmate showers.
13.1.1 The student will be able to identify TCJS requirements for issuing jail clothing.
A.Search clothing for contraband prior to issue
1. TCJS 277.1 – Inmate Clothing: Standard facility clothing shall be issued to all inmates held over 48 hours. Additional appropriate clothing shall be issued to inmates participating in outside activities during inclement weather.
2.Undergarments, if issued to males, must be issued to females.
C.Note the condition of the clothing upon issue
D.Document all clothing issued
E. Personal clothing – TCJS 277.3: All inmate personal clothing shall be cleaned, or sprayed with a disinfectant and stored.
13.1.2The student will be able to list TCJS requirements for issuing bedding and linens.
A.Search bedding for contraband prior to issue
B. Issue bedding. – TCJS 277.8: A standard issue of bedding and linens to each inmate to be detained overnight shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following clean, safe, and serviceable items:
C.Note the condition of the bedding upon issue
D.Document all bedding that is issued
13.1.3The student will be able to identify TCJS requirements for personal hygiene supplies.
A. TCJS 277.4 - Personal Hygiene: Inmates held over 48 hours who are unable to supply themselves with personal care items, because of indigence, shall be furnished the following:
B. Issue hygiene supplies
C. Document all articles received and condition of the items
13.1.4The student will be able to name the TCJS requirements for inmate bathing.
A. Inmate should be allowed to shower after initial booking procedure (TCJS 265.11).
B. TCJS 277.6 – Shower: Each inmate shall be given the opportunity to shower at least every other day or more often if possible. Inmates on work assignments and those making court appearances shall be given an opportunity to shower daily. Inmates should be required to shower at least every other day. Whenever it is clearly justified for health or sanitary reasons, the sheriff/operator may require a shower.
C. Identify inmates who need supervised bathing (e.g., those who are violent or mentally ill)
D. Make a bathing schedule. Example: Inmates in isolation for disciplinary reasons must be showered at least once every other day.
E. Issue necessary articles for bathing: towels, soap, etc. (TCJS 277.4 and 277.8)
G.Collect all bathing supplies before returning the inmate to their cell.
H.Document the time, date, and the names of inmates who bathed