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Rule 5120:1-12-18 | Staff training.


(A) At least one employee per shift, and all others who have been assigned direct responsibility of custody and supervision of prisoners shall receive training as follows:

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

(2) During the first year of assignment receive sixteen 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) Two hours of in-service training each subsequent year of employment addressing specific job assignments and/or jail related issues.

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

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5120.01, 5120.10
Amplifies: 5120.10
Five Year Review Date: 7/7/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 1/2/1981, 1/1/1983, 6/1/1991, 7/1/1994, 9/21/1998