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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 40. Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups
9/22/2020

6VAC15-40-840. Post to Control Security of Jail.

The facility shall maintain a designated post, staffed 24 hours a day, that controls activities and flow of people in and out of the secure area of the jail. Main facility control posts may be staffed by civilian personnel who have been provided on-the-job training in facility security procedures, emergency plans, and communications. Such training shall be documented in writing with the same frequency as required by standards for all facility employees. Civilian personnel assigned to control posts shall not be assigned to other posts requiring direct inmate contact and supervision.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-68, and 53.1-131 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-30-001 § 5.14, eff. April 1, 1987; amended, Volume 04, Issue 09, eff. April 1, 1988; Volume 07, Issue 12, eff. May 1, 1991; Volume 09, Issue 12, eff. May 1, 1993; Volume 11, Issue 21, eff. August 10, 1995; Volume 18, Issue 20, eff. July 17, 2002; Volume 29, Issue 04, eff. November 22, 2012.

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