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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 9TEXAS COMMISSION ON JAIL STANDARDS
CHAPTER 265ADMISSION
RULE §265.2Search

(a) A thorough pat or frisk search shall be conducted on each inmate upon entry into the facility and prior to booking.

(b) When facility personnel reasonably believe it to be necessary, inmates should undergo a thorough strip search for weapons and contraband that may pose a threat to the security or safety of the facility. The strip search shall be conducted by jailer(s) or designated staff of the same gender in a reasonable and dignified manner and place.


Source Note: The provisions of this §265.2 adopted to be effective December 20, 1994, 19 TexReg 9647; amended to be effective May 3, 1995, 20 TexReg 2866; amended to be effective October 8, 2013, 38 TexReg 6926

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