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15 Cards in this Set

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The Attendant must assume control of, search (if applicable) and inspect prisoners. What are the 3 types of property that must be removed from prisoners?

Dangerous to life

May facilitate escape

May damage or deface other property

(step 1, 1a)

When cells are occupied, the Attendant will do this

Examine doors of all occupied cells to ensure that they are locked

(step 2)

Immediately after reporting for duty, the Attendant does this

Enter inspection of prisoners on Prisoner Roster and notify DO of inspection results immediately after reporting for duty

(step 3)

When the cell block contains prisoners within, the Attendant/relief personnel must do this

Remain inside cell block at all times while prisoners are confined therein, and be alert to conditions and needs of such prisoners. Relief personnel will remain within the cell block during relief periods and ascertain that cell doors of all occupied cells are locked

(step 4, 4a)

How often are prisoners inspected and where are the results recorded?

Every 30 mins

Results entered on Prisoner Roster

(step 5)

If a perp has any physical condition or unusual need (in custody or detention area), who does the Attendant report to?


(step 6)

Besides ensuring that perps are secured while inside the cells, the Attendant must also provide for their well-being while in police custody. How does the Attendant accomplish that?

By attending to the personal needs of the perps, such as providing meals & other essentials

(step 7)

The Attendant must keep this clean and supplied with 3 items

Keep quarters & detention cells clean & supplied with paper cups, toilet paper, & paper towels

(step 8)

Visit female detention cells or female quarters in this manner:

When accompanied by a female officer, if attendant is male, and then, only with permission of supervisory officer in command


In daily cleaning of female cells


In an emergency

(step 9)

Besides keeping the cells clean, what other areas is the Attendant responsible for?

Keep command facility & abutting areaways, yards & sidewalks clean and sanitary. Prevent rubbish or dust from accumulating in any part of the command.

(step 10, 11)

Who does the Attendant report to if the command/detention area requires necessary repairs?


*the PWO also reports direct to the CO about repairs to the Patrol Wagon*

(step 12)

When prisoners have been taken to court, the Attendant will immediately handle these 2 responibilites

Each day:

Wash cells thoroughly

Test emergency alarms in the cell block

(step 13)

The Attendant operates this

Heating plant

(step 14)

Are firearms permitted in the cell block?

No! Firearms must be removed and safeguarded prior to entering any detention cell area, including places established as such during emergency arrest situations. Supervisory officers are responsible that weapons of MOS assigned to temporary detention cells are safeguarded

(step 15)

Who maintains the green lights at building entrance? From when to when?

Perform other duties as directed by this person

If there are no prisoners in the cells, perform this

The Attendant keeps the green lights out front lit from sunset to sunrise

Perform other duties as directed by DO

Perform clerical duties or other tasks relating to command operations if no perps in cells

(steps 16, 17, 18)