TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER f: COUNTY STANDARDS
PART 701 COUNTY JAIL STANDARDS
SECTION 701.130 SUPERVISION
Section 701.130 Supervision
a) Shift Coverage
1) There must be a sufficient number of officers present in the jail, awake and alert at all times, to provide supervision directly or indirectly while detainees are in custody.
A) Direct supervision means direct and continuous supervision of detainees by a jail officer on a 24-hour basis. The jail officer shall be in direct visual and oral contact with the detainees, without separation by security walls or other barriers.
B) Indirect supervision means non-continuous direct visual and oral contact with detainees and may include separation by security walls or other barriers.
2) A jail officer shall provide personal observation, not including observation by a monitoring device, at least once every 30 minutes. A record of the observation shall be documented in the shift record.
3) Dormitories housing more than 25 detainees must provide personal continuous observation by staff, not including observation by a monitoring device.
4) Radio operators, who may perform jail officer duties such as 30-minute personal observation checks, shall have jail officer training in accordance with Section 701.10.
b) Shift Record
A written record book or log with entries in ink or a time clock type record with electronic recorder shall be maintained by each jail officer assigned to cell block duty on each shift. Entries shall show the time of each visit by the jail officer, his or her written or digital signature, and any relevant remarks such as incidents and activities occurring on the shift.
c) Detainee Imposed Discipline Prohibited
No detainee shall be allowed to have authority or disciplinary control over anyone.
d) Night Hours
1) Detainees shall be locked in their individual cells between the designated times of lights out and arising in the morning, except for night work crews that are continuously supervised.
2) Designated lights out time shall be determined by administrative policy but shall not be set earlier than 10:00 p.m.
(Source: Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 18859, effective October 1, 2014)