Chapter 6 Lesson 4

1.

Which of the following is correct:

AAn informal count verifies the number of inmates in an area. These counts are done once per shift by the supervisor of inmates who are on site or off site, such as medical, court, work details, or during transport
BAn outcount provides accountability for the location of inmates inside their assigned housing area. Some examples are the canteen area, the dining area, workgroups (such as the laundry, kitchen, or warehouses), the hospital, and court
CFormal counts are performed at least once per shift, and are conducted at the beginning of the officer’s shift. Formal counts verify the total number of inmates at a facility, accounting for all gains and losses during the day
Dnone of the above
2.

Common count procedures inside the facility include the following:

AThe officer then visually counts each inmate
BThe officer will instruct inmates to return to their assigned working area
CCount may be initiated by the housing area officer
DThe supervisor or assigned staff members (control room) verifies count.
3.

The inmates’ identity and presence is verified by :

Bcross referencing with facility documentation
Achecking a living breathing body
Carmbands or ID card
Dfacesheet
4.

Some inmate behaviors that may interfere with proper count procedures include:

Areturning to their assigned housing area
Bwearing inappropriate attire
Cboth A & B
Dnone of the above
5.

There are ___ types of count slips:

Aone
Bthree
Ctwo
Dnone of the above
6.

The informal count slip document inmate counts:

ATrue
BFalse
7.

Out Count Slips provides accountability for the location of inmates outside their assigned housing area.

ATrue
BFalse
8.

During Master roster count the officer will use an existing computer-generated roster and compare it to the inmates’ personal identification cards or armbands

ATrue
BFalse
9.

Emergency counts are conducted when usual situations arise, such as a possible escape, disturbances, an evacuation, or when the total number of inmates counted is not confirmed or verified with the facility total.

ATrue
BFalse
10.

no erasures, strikeouts or alterations on count slips completes the inmate counting process.

ATrue
BFalse