Policies and Procedures - Adult Prisons and Jails

This page includes policies and procedures from states that have chosen to share their materials. We are not vouching for their accuracy. Neither, do we promote these as model policies and procedures. We have posted them for information and comparison. Please note, many policies overlap in their coverage of issues. If you cannot find what you are looking for in a specific section please refer to the other policies on the page (example: most confidentiality provisions can be covered in health care policies but may also be located in investigative policies and/or sexual assault and PREA policies). Additionally, we have provided several resources for you to evaluate your policies as you consider making revisions. Please forward any questions you have about this material to endsilence@wcl.american.edu

Anti Fraternization

State DOCs

Connecticut
Idaho
Montana
New Hampshire
Tennessee
Washington
Wisconsin

Jails

Dane County, Wisconsin
King County, Washington
Monterey County, California
Richland County, South Carolina

Classification

State DOCs

Tennessee - Sexual Predators
Tennessee - Sexual Victimization

Confidentiality

State DOCs

Iowa
Missouri
New Hampshire
Tennessee
Washington

Cross Gender Supervision

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Ethics and Staff Conduct

State DOCs

Colorado
Connecticut
Montana
New Hampshire
Oregon

Jails

Arlington County, Virginia
Monterey County, California
Richland County, South Carolina

Grievance and Reporting

State DOCs

Colorado
Iowa
Massachusetts
Montana
Ohio
Oregon
Utah
Wyoming

Jails

Dane County, Wisconsin
King County, Washington
Vanderburgh County, Indiana

Housing High Risk Inmates

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Human Resources: Employee Waivers

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Hunger Strikes

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Inmate Conduct

State DOCs

Colorado
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Montana
North Carolina
Ohio
Tennessee
Wisconsin

Jails

Davidson County, Tennessee
King County, Washington

Investigations

State DOCs

Guam
Minnesota
Montana
Tennessee
Wyoming

Jails

Dane County, Wisconsin
King County, Washington
Williams County, Ohio

Masturbation

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Medical/Mental Health

State DOCs

Nebraska
Ohio

Pornography

State DOCs

Arkansas
Connecticut
Georgia
Minnesota
Missouri
Montana
New York
North Carolina
Oregon
Washington
Wyoming

Jails

Dane County, Wisconsin
Orange County, Florida
Pinal County, Arizona
St. Louis County, Missouri
West Virginia Regional Jail Authority

PREA

State DOCs

Arkansas
Idaho
Montana
Minnesota
Rhode Island (not for public access email us at endsilence@wcl.american.edu for more information)
Tennessee

Pregnancy

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Sanctions

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Sexual Assault

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Sexual Assault Prevention

State DOCs

California
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Massachusetts
Ohio
Tennessee

Jails

St. Louis County, Missouri

Special Investigations Units

State DOCs

Alabama
Minnesota
Missouri
Tennessee
Wyoming

Staff Sexual Misconduct

State DOCs

Idaho
Tennessee

Jails

Arlington County, Virginia
Dane County, Wisconsin
Williams County, Ohio

Treatment of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Offenders

State DOCs

Minnesota

Jails

Davidson County
Miami-Dade County
Multnomah County
Peumansend Creek Regional Jail
Washington, DC

Policy Review Guides

Jails (CIPP, Inc.)
PREA Policy Review Guide (Moss Group)
Policy Review and Development Guide: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex Persons in Custodial Settings (The Project on Addressing Prison Rape)