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How do you keep the inmates in line?

A prison has to have rules and regulations to maintain order and safety. If an inmate violates any of the rules or regulations of the prison, a misconduct is written on the inmate. These misconducts are handled in prison. But if the inmate has committed a crime inside the prison, he could be charged criminally, too.


Sanctions for violating the rules and regulations range from verbal warnings, restriction of privileges, being locked down in his cell for period of time. Also, if an inmate causes problems while awaiting sentence, it could mean additional time or a state sentence instead of a county sentence. If the inmate misbehaves after being sentenced, he could have to spend additional time before he is paroled.


If you treat the inmates fairly and equally, you will, for the most part, have an inmate that will behave himself and not be looking to cause problems.

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1. How much does it cost to house an inmate?
2. What is the average length of stay for an inmate at the prison?
3. What types of offenses have inmates in the prison committed?
4. What is the difference between privileges and rights within the prison?
5. How do you keep the inmates in line?
6. What is the Pre-Release Advisory Board?
7. How do inmates obtain and use money while incarcerated?
8. What is the policy for contraband within the prison?
9. What is the policy for inmate telephone use within the prison?
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