Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/28/2024

Article 1. Manuals and Procedures

6VAC15-45-690. Security manual.

There shall be a manual containing all procedures for facility security and control, with detailed instructions for implementing these procedures. The manual shall be available to all staff and procedures are reviewed at least annually and updated if necessary.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 9.1; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-700. Written post orders.

There shall be a written post order for each security post and a requirement for officers to read and be familiar with the order each time they assume a new post. The immediate supervisor shall document that the post order has been discussed with the officer. Post orders shall be reviewed annually.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 9.2; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-710. Permanent log and shift reports.

Written policy, procedure, and practice require that correctional staff maintain a permanent log and supervisors prepare shift reports that record routine information, emergency situations, and unusual incidents. A post log is maintained at each permanent post and other areas deemed necessary by the contractor.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 9.3; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

6VAC15-45-720. Written record of security equipment.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall provide that the facility maintains a written record of all security equipment issued. The security equipment shall be approved by the Department of Corrections.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 9.4; Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. December 13, 1995.

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