5120:1-8-18 Staff training.

(A) Full service jail support staff shall receive training as follows:

(1) Training in pertinent agency policies and procedures prior to or in conjunction with assignment to jail duties.

(2) During the first year of assignment receive forty hours of training including legal aspects of corrections, security concepts, emergencies, interpersonal communications, first aid/CPR, unarmed self-defense and "Minimum Standards for Jails in Ohio."

(3) Sixteen hours of in-service training each subsequent year of employment addressing specific job assignments and/or jail related issues.

(B) Correctional officers and jail staff shall receive training as follows:

(1) Training in jail policies and procedures within sixty days of employment.

(2) During the first year of assignment, training consistent with Chapter 109:2- 9- 02 of the Administrative Code.

(3) Twenty-four hours of in-service training each subsequent year of employment addressing specific job assignments and/or jail related issues.

(C) Administrators and supervisors shall receive training in addition to the training specified in paragraph (B) of this rule as follows:

(1) Training in jail policies and procedures prior to assignment to jail duties.

(2) During the first six months of assignment, forty hours of training including legal aspects of jail management, managerial principles, labor relations and records/information management.

(3) Twenty-four hours of in-service training each subsequent year of employment addressing special issues, skills-enhancement and other assignment related topics.

(D) The jail policies and procedures shall be available to jail staff, reviewed annually and updated by the jail administrator as needed.

Effective: 07/26/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/30/2013 and 07/26/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5120.01 , 5120.10
Rule Amplifies: 5120.10
Prior Effective Dates: 1/2/81, 6/2/86, 6/1/91, 7/1/94, 9/21/98, 2/21/2003