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Rule 5120:1-8-18 | Staff training.

 

(A) (Important) Jail support staff with routine contact shall receive training in pertinent agency policies and procedures prior to or in conjunction with assignment to jail duties

(1) During the first year of assignment receive twenty-four hours of training including legal aspects of corrections, basic security concepts, emergency preparedness, interpersonal communications, first aid/CPR, unarmed self-defense, and "Standards for Jails in Ohio."

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

(B) (Important) Correctional officers shall receive training as follows:

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

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

Correctional officers that present proof of completion of the new employee orientation (NEO) training through the Ohio department of rehabilitation and correction satisfy the training requirement in Chapter 109:2-9 of the Administrative Code.

(3) Eight hours of -service training each subsequent year of employment addressing specific job assignments and/or jail related issues. These training hours are in addition to training mandated by other standards.

(C) (Important) 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 year of assignment, forty hours of training including legal aspects of jail management, managerial principles, labor relations, and records/information management.

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

(D) (Important) Jail support staff with occasional contact shall receive training in pertinent agency policies and procedures prior to or in conjunction with assignment to jail duties.

(E) (Important) The jail policies and procedures shall be available to jail staff, reviewed annually and updated by the sheriff, jail administrator, or designee, as needed.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5120.01, 5120.10
Amplifies: 5120.10
Five Year Review Date: 1/24/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 1/2/1981, 6/2/1986, 6/1/1991, 7/1/1994, 9/21/1998, 2/21/2003, 7/26/2013, 4/20/2014