Corrections - Inmate Workers
The Jail uses Inmate Workers to prepare meals, clean the facility, and complete various manual
labor activities in the jail. There are approximately 16 Inmate Workers at all times.
Inmate Worker Criteria:
- No inmate with person crime charges will generally be
- No escape charges.
- No inmate found guilty of a major violation can be
considered before a sixty (60) day waiting period.
- No inmate can be re-instituted to one of these positions
(due to a major violation that relieved them of the duty or other consideration that had
them removed) without a sixty (60) day waiting period.
- Inmates must have a TB test prior to being allowed into
- Inmates must be checked and approved by the medical staff
prior to being allowed into these programs.
- No inmate with a Department of Corrections hold or other
outstanding charges pending can be considered for outside work, but may be used as an
inside inmate worker.
Inmate Work Crew
- The inmate can be requested to give a UA or an
Intoxilizer breath sample at any time and any refusal to do so, or a failure of the
test(s) will result in their removal from the program.
- If an inmate is to be used for a position other than an
inside inmate worker they must be a sentenced inmate.
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