JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET

Department of Corrections

(As Amended at ARRS, June 10, 2014)

 

      501 KAR 6:020. Corrections policies and procedures.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Chapters 196, 197, 439

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 196.035, 197.020, 439.470, 439.590, 439.640

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 196.035, 197.020, 439.470, 439.590, and 439.640 authorize the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and Department of Corrections to promulgate administrative regulations necessary and suitable for the proper administration of the department or any of its divisions. These policies and procedures are incorporated by reference in order to comply with the accreditation standards of the American Correctional Association. This administrative regulation establishes the policies and procedures for the Department of Corrections.

 

      Section 1. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Department of Corrections Policies and Procedures," June 10[May 13][March 14], 2014[December 10, 2013], are incorporated by reference. Department of Corrections Policies and Procedures include:

      1.2     News Media (Amended 6/10/14[5/13/14][3/14/14][12/08/09])

      1.4     The Monitoring and Operation of Private Prisons (Amended 5/15/08)

      2.1     Inmate Canteen (Amended 10/12/12)

      2.12   Abandoned Inmate Funds (Amended 3/14/14[6/12/12])

      3.1     Code of Ethics (Amended 12/10/13)

      3.5     Sexual Harassment and Anti-Harassment (Amended 12/10/13)

      3.9     Student Intern Placement Program (Added 9/13/2010)

      3.10   Appearance and Dress for Nonuniformed Staff (Amended 9/13/10)

      3.11   Drug Free Workplace Employee Drug Testing (Amended 12/10/13)

      3.14   Employee Time and Attendance Requirements (Amended 3/14/14[Added 9/13/2010])

      3.17   Uniformed Employee Dress Code (Amended 8/20/13)

      3.22   Staff Sexual Offenses (Amended 12/10/13)

      3.23   Internal Affairs Investigation (Added 8/25/09)

      5.1     Research and Survey Projects (Amended 12/10/13)

      5.3     Program Evaluation and Measurement (Amended 6/12/12)

      6.1     Open Records Law (Amended 5/14/07)

      8.2     Fire Safety (Amended 3/14/14[2/15/06])

      8.7     Notification of Extraordinary Occurrence (Amended 3/14/14[12/13/05])

      9.4     Transportation of Inmates to Funerals or Bedside Visits (Amended 12/17/12)

      9.6     Contraband (Amended 3/14/14[6/12/12])

      9.8     Search Policy (Amended 5/13/14[12/10/13])

      9.13   Transport to Court - Civil Action (Amended 07/09/07)

      9.18   Informants (Amended 9/13/10)

      9.19   Found Lost or Abandoned Property (Amended 10/14/05)

      9.22   Control and Use of Caustic/Toxic Materials (Added 3/14/14)[9.20 Electronic Detection Equipment (Amended 10/14/05)]

      10.2   Special Management Inmates (Amended 8/20/13)

      10.3   Safekeepers and Contract Prisoners (Amended 9/15/04)

      11.2   Dietary Procedures and Compliance[Nutritional Adequacy of Inmate Diet] (Amended 3/14/14[5/15/08])

      11.4   Alternative Dietary Patterns (Amended 3/14/14[5/15/08])

      13.1   Pharmacy Policy and Formulary (Amended 3/14/14[8/25/09])

      13.2   Health Maintenance Services (Amended 3/14/14[11/9/10])

      13.3   Medical Alert System (Amended 3/14/14[10/14/05])

      13.5   Advance Healthcare Directives (Added 4/12/05)

      13.6   Sex Offender Treatment Program (Amended 5/15/08)

      13.7   Involuntary Psychotropic Medication (Amended 10/14/05)

      13.8   Substance Abuse Program (Amended 10/12/12)

      13.9   Dental Services (Amended 10/14/05)

      13.10 Serious Infectious Disease (Amended 3/14/14[12/13/05])

      13.11 Do Not Resuscitate Order (Amended 8/9/05)

      13.12 Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program (Added 8/25/09)

      13.13 Mental Health Services (Added 8/20/13)

      14.1   Investigation of Missing Inmate Property (Amended 10/14/05)

      14.2   Personal Hygiene Items (Amended 8/20/13)

      14.3   Marriage of Inmates (Amended 10/14/05)

      14.4   Legal Services Program (Amended 3/14/14[07/09/07])

      14.5   Board of Claims (Amended 10/14/05)

      14.6   Inmate Grievance Procedure (Amended 3/14/14[8/20/13])

      14.7   Sexual Abuse Prevention and Intervention Programs (Amended 12/10/13)

      15.1   Hair, Grooming and ID Card Standards (Amended 10/12/12)

      15.2   Rule Violations and Penalties (Amended 3/14/14[9/13/10])

      15.3   Meritorious Good Time (Amended 12/13/05)

      15.4   Program Credit (Amended 6/12/12)

      15.5   Restoration of Forfeited Good Time (Amended 5/14/07)

      15.6   Adjustment Procedures and Programs (Amended 3/14/14[10/14/05])

      15.7   Inmate Accounts[Account Restriction] (Amended 3/14/14[11/9/10])

      15.8   Unauthorized Substance Abuse Testing (Amended 10/14/05)

      16.1   Inmate Visits (Amended 10/12/12)

      16.2   Inmate Correspondence (Amended 8/20/13)

      16.3   Inmate Access to Telephones (Amended 10/12/12)

      16.4   Inmate Packages (Amended 07/09/07)

      17.1   Inmate Personal Property (Amended 8/20/13)

      17.2   Assessment Center Operations (Amended 11/15/06)

      17.3   Controlled Intake of Inmates (Amended 3/14/14[5/15/08])

      17.4   Administrative Remedies: Sentence Calculations (Amended 4/10/06)

      18.1   Classification of the Inmate (Amended 07/09/07)

      18.2   Central Office Classification Committee (Amended 8/20/13)

      18.5   Custody and Security Guidelines (Amended 3/14/14[6/12/12])

      18.7   Transfers (Amended 07/09/07)

      18.9   Out-of-state Transfers (Amended 2/15/06)

      18.11 Placement for Mental Health Treatment in CPTU, KCIW-PCU, or KCPC (Amended 1/9/07)

      18.12 Referral Procedure for Inmates Adjudicated Guilty But Mentally Ill (Amended 2/15/06)

      18.13 Population Categories (Amended 07/09/07)

      18.15 Protective Custody (Amended 11/15/06)

      18.16 Information to the Parole Board (Effective 3/14/14[11/15/06])

      18.17 Interstate Agreement on Detainers (Amended 07/09/07)

      18.18 International Transfer of Inmates (Amended 5/14/07)

      19.1   Governmental Services Program (Amended 10/12/12)

      19.2   Sentence Credit for Work (Added 2/13/04)

      19.3   Inmate Wage/Time Credit Program (Amended 8/20/13)

      20.1   Educational Programs and Educational Good Time (Amended 8/25/09)

      21.1   Library Services (Added 3/14/14)

      22.1   Privilege Trips (Amended 10/14/05)

      22.2   Recreation and Inmate Activities (Added 3/14/14)

      23.1   Religious Programs (Amended 8/20/13)

      25.2   Public Official Notification of Release of an Inmate (Amended 10/14/05)

      25.3   Prerelease Program (Effective 11/15/06)

      25.4   Institutional Inmate Furloughs (Amended 07/09/07)

      25.6   Community Center Program (Amended 07/09/07)

      [25.8  Extended Furlough (Amended 4/12/05)]

      25.10 Administrative Release of Inmates (Amended 11/9/10)

      25.11 Victim Services Notification (Amended 8/25/09)

      26.1   Citizen Involvement and Volunteer Service Program (Amended 10/12/12)

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, Office of Legal Services, 125 Holmes Street, 2nd Floor, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone (502) 564-3279, fax (502) 564-6686, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

LADONNA H. THOMPSON, Commissioner

      APPROVED BY AGENCY: March 6, 2014

      FILED WITH LRC: March 14, 2014 at 10 a.m.

      CONTACT PERSON: Amy V. Barker, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Corrections, Justice & Public Safety Cabinet, 125 Holmes Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone (502) 564-3279, fax (502) 564-6686.