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SOP Sergeants Exam Study Guide Chapter E
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04/16/2014

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Term
The Nurse Supervisor, is taking Ms. Kure, applicant for Unit nurse, around
the facility. Ms. Kure asks, "who is responsible for providing the appropriate delivery of
health services here?" The Nurse Supervisor should reply:
Definition
Facility Head
Term
Each Correctional facility will have a designated health authority with the responsibility for
health care services pursuant to a job description or written contract. The health authority
may be a physician, health administrator, physician extender, or nurse. When this
authority is NOT a physician, the final medical judgments are decided by whom?
Definition
A single designated Physician
Term
Who is responsible to plan, organize, and coordinate a health care delivery system which
includes medical, nursing, dental, and mental health services for all inmates within DOC?
Definition
Director of Health Services
Term
The nurse supervisor compiles a statistical report summarizing health care rendered at the
Correctional facility. To whom will the nurse supervisor send the report and how often?
Definition
Health Services Central Office - Monthly
Term
The Director of Health Services will appoint a Policy and Procedure Committee to facilitate
the ongoing review and approve changes necessary for health services operation.
This committee will meet yearly.
T/F
Definition
FALSE- QUARTERLY
Term
Health Services staff or custody staff may recommend policy & procedure changes.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Prison Dog Training Programs are community service programs that provide opportunities
for prisons to partner with local governments and non-profit agencies, and inmates to perform
community service while incarcerated. Dogs that would be euthanized are trained to provide
assistance, service, therapy, or companionship for NC citizens. Preference is given to training
dogs to be of assistance or service for …
Definition
Disabled
Term
Assistance dogs are trained to perform the following tasks ….
Definition
Guiding, signaling, physical tasks
Alerting to seizures
Alerting to psychological or psychiatric illness problems
Therapeutic companionship
Term
All categories of Assistance Dogs are granted access by Federal and State Laws. An individual
need not have a visible or discernible disability in order to be partnered and benefit from the
use of an assistance dog. Asstance dogs are allowed into businesses under the:
Definition
Americans with Disabilities Act
Term
The Community Partner is a local or state government agency such as a county shelter or
non-profit agency that provides service or companion dogs and provides protection or
preservation for animals.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
The Prison Dog Training Program has a Dog Trainer I, Dog Trainer II, and Volunteer Trainers.
The Primary dog handler and trainer is …
Definition
Dog Trainer II
Term
The employee of the Division of Prisons, Program Services Section that is designated to
provide state-wide monitoring and coordination for the Prison Dog Training Program is:
Definition
Division Program Coordinator
Term
A volunteer is allowed a Home Furlough to take a dog to their community for socialization
or other supportive community training as part of the overall training program.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Which of the following dogs will not be accepted for training in a prison facility?
Definition
Pit bulls
Rottweilers
Term
The Dog Training Program training cycle length is:
Definition
8 weeks minimum to 12 months maximum
Term
Dogs will not be left in inmate rooms, and assigned trainers are NOT allowed to swap dogs
with other trainers. Dogs cannot be given Human food and if a dog chews or destroys
property other than the dog's toys, the inmate trainer is held responsible. Only trainers can
discipline dogs and staff are NOT allowed to taunt or antagonize dogs. At no time will dogs
be left tied out anywhere. In the event the dog bites anyone the trainer will …
Definition
Notify the Division of Prisons Dog Program Coordinator
Immediately place the dog in a crate
Term
Inmates selected for the Dog Trainer Program are carefully screened by a local committee
that may be representative of the Program's Community Partner. For eligibility for the Dog
Trainer Program assignment inmates must have which of the following?
Have no current or past conviction of history of a Sex related crime
Not have a history of abuse or cruelty to animals
Not be a certified STG member
Not had an infraction in the past 90 days
Have at least a 6th grade achievement level
Sign all agreements, have no restrictions prohibiting outdoor activities, heavy lifting, standing, etc.
Have enough time on sentence to complete at least one program training cycle
Have owned or trained a dog in the past
Must be a male inmate
Definition
Have no current or past conviction of history of a Sex related crime
Not have a history of abuse or cruelty to animals
Not be a certified STG member
Not had an infraction in the past 90 days
Have at least a 6th grade achievement level
Sign all agreements, have no restrictions prohibiting outdoor activities, heavy lifting, standing, etc.
Have enough time on sentence to complete at least one program training cycle
Term
Inmate Dog Trainers can be removed from the program for which of the following reasons?
Conviction of a Disciplinary infraction
Leaving dog unattended or not keeping the dog on a leash
Over attachment and excess loyalty to the dog
Feeding the dog twinkies, cup cakes, hot dogs, potato chips, beer
Not spending enough time with the dog or not exercising the dog adequately
Failing to report incidents such as dog aggression, injuries, etc.
Rough play with the dog, including abuse of the dog
Not bathing the dog on the regular schedule
Failure to clean up after the dog or maintain clean living quarters for the dog
Definition
Conviction of a Disciplinary infraction
Leaving dog unattended or not keeping the dog on a leash
Feeding the dog twinkies, cup cakes, hot dogs, potato chips, beer
Not spending enough time with the dog or not exercising the dog adequately
Failing to report incidents such as dog aggression, injuries, etc.
Rough play with the dog, including abuse of the dog
Not bathing the dog on the regular schedule
Failure to clean up after the dog or maintain clean living quarters for the dog
Term
Inmates assigned to the Dog Trainer Program are dually assigned to the full time work code
J26001 or J26002 and the part time program code D52001. The incentive wage for the
Dog Trainer II and Dog Trainer I is:
Definition
Gain or Earn time III, Dog Trainer II paid $1.00 per day, Dog Trainer I paid $.70 per day
Term
Which of the following statements about the Dog Trainer program is true?
The secondary trainer is regarded as an apprentice
Dog trainers must keep dogs at least 50 feet away from the security razor ribbon
Dog trainers must keep dogs at least 20 feet away from the security razor ribbon
No dogs can be taken outside to relieve themselves during count times
Dog trainers will not be working in the kennels during count times
Trainers must maintain control of dogs and not allow dogs to bark excessively & jump on people
Dog trainers are responsible for vaccinations, veterinary appointments, and adoption of dogs
Definition
The secondary trainer is regarded as an apprentice
Dog trainers must keep dogs at least 20 feet away from the security razor ribbon
No dogs can be taken outside to relieve themselves during count times
Dog trainers will not be working in the kennels during count times
Trainers must maintain control of dogs and not allow dogs to bark excessively & jump on people
Term
Inmate Miles has less than 5 years and is Court recommended for work release. Miles asks
Sgt. Reep when he will be placed on work release. According to policy Sgt. Reep should reply:
Definition
Immediately
Term
Inmate Mowse was sentenced for crimes committed prior to July 1, 1981. His sentence is
greater than 5 years. Inmate Mowse is in minimum level II custody. Mowse asks
Larry Williamson, Unit Manager, who he can request work release approval from prior to
obtaining minimum custody level III. Mr. Williamson should tell Mowse that he should
request approval through the:
Definition
Parole Commission
Term
Even though an inmate is Court recommended for work release, the inmate may be denied
work release privileges by the Classification authority under the following conditions:
Definition
Inmate has a prior record of escape or assaultive behavior
Inmate has a serious health problem
Inmate has committed major rule violations
Term
Inmate Good has been Court recommended for work release. Good asks Larry Brewer,
Assistant Unit Manager, what custody level he will be in. Mr. Brewer should advise Good
that for the purpose of work release he will be placed in:
Definition
Minimum III
Term
Inmates with a Court Recommendation for Work release should be processed, transferred,
and placed on Work release within ten (10) working days of admission. The Region Director
or designee is the approving authority for work release for inmates with Life Sentences
and for inmates with sentences totaling 80 years or greater.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Prior to final approval for Work Release, the ____________ screen will be reviewed.
Definition
IM06 (Victim County Conflict)
Term
Facility staff will conduct periodic checks (documented) on inmates participation in the work
release program by telephone or in person at lease how often?
Definition
Monthly
Term
Work Release inmates transported by DOC will be charged a daily rate set by the Director of
Prisons. Inmates who use public transportation will be limited to the most direct routes.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
The Superintendent of the work release unit can approve private individuals including
members of the inmate's family to provide transportation to work release inmates. Those
persons providing transportation must have a valid driver's license and more than one
individual can be approved. Persons providing transportation can transport more than one
work release inmate.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Facility Heads can request local vendors to provide transportation for work release inmates but
must advertise in the local newspapers or obtain at least ____ bids. If the lowest bidder is not
selected the Supt. must document the rationale and send to the Region Director for approval.
Definition
3 bids
Term
Local transportation vendors for work release inmates must possess a valid NC drivers license
(NCDL) if transporting less than 15 people including the driver. More than 15 requires:
Definition
Class C Commercial Driver's License for vehicle weight less than 26,000 pounds
Class B Commercial Driver's License for vehicle weight more than 26,000 pounds
Term
To assure "for hire" vehicle is licensed and certified for transport, the Vendors form E and
Accord Certificate of Insurance must be a minimum of $1.5 million dollars but doesn't include:
Definition
Taxi or Bus Service
Term
Work release inmates will not be permitted to drive to and from the unit to the job site but
can be granted driving privileges as part of their work release employment if approved by
the work superintendent. Work release inmates will be denied work release if:
Definition
Inmate was convicted of Driving while impaired
Term
An AA and or NA Correctional Facilities Representative must be a member of the
North Carolina Alcoholic Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous Correctional Facilities
Committee and/or a certified Volunteer who represents one or both fellowships.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Immediate relatives of an inmate may not provide services as a Representative for the inmate
nor provide Representative services at the facility where the immediate relative is housed.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Immediate family members of DOC employees can serve as AA or NA Representatives at any
facility in the Department of Correction.
T/F
Definition
FALSE- NOT IF AN IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER IS HOUSED AT THE UNIT
Term
The DOP AA/NA Facility Representative Director will maintain and manage the OPUS AA/NA
Correctional Facility Report of all Active Representatives. The Facility Coordinator on a
monthly basis, shall keep the OPUS generated list of all approved and authorized
AA and NA representatives within the Division.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
The Sentencing Court may order restitution in the following circumstances:
Definition
As a condition of probation
As a condition of Special probation
Incident to an order of commitment to prison, and attaining work release privileges an as
a condition of attaining parole when the commitment order is an outgrowth of a plea arrangement
Term
Which of the following is true …
A Restitution Order shall be binding upon the Secretary of Correction and Parole Commission
unless due to the disability of the prisoner prevents implementation of the restitution
A Restitution Recommendation is binding upon the Secretary of Correction and Parole
Commission unless due to the disability of the prisoner prevents implementation of the restitution
A Restitution Order or Recommendation is not binding on any Correctional Official
Definition
A Restitution Order shall be binding upon the Secretary of Correction and Parole Commission
unless due to the disability of the prisoner prevents implementation of the restitution
Term
Study Release is a community based program of rehabilitation that includes academic or
vocational training away from the Correctional facility and a Correctional employee or
agent of DOC does NOT supervise classroom training.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Authority to grant approval for Study Release for inmates has been extended to the
Region Directors and Superintendents from the Secretary through the Director of Prisons.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Inmate Booker asks Sgt. Reed if he can attend Study release since he has just been promoted
to Minimum level II custody. Sgt. Reed should tell Booker inmates:
Definition
Only in Minimum III who participated in other community based activities are eligible.
Term
A Court Order for Study release shall be binding upon the Secretary of Correction and the
Parole Commission unless due to the disability of the prisoner, Study Release cannot be
implemented.
T/F
Definition
FALSE
Term
John Smart, Education Director, reviews inmate records of inmates who transfer to the unit.
According to Mandatory Education policy, which inmates should be required to enroll in a
full or part time ABE/GED course?
Definition
Inmates without a High School education or GED that function below the 6th grade level.
Term
Inmate Cruise dropped out of school in the 4th grade and sold drugs since he was 13 years
old. Cruise is an expert mathematician when measuring drug amounts and drug prices but
reads and writes below the 6th grade level. Captain Reed tells Cruise he must attend Mandatory
Education program. Cruise asks how long he must attend, Captain Reed should tell Cruise:
Definition
4 months
Term
Diagnostic Centers shall be responsible for identifying inmates with educational deficiencies.
Which test is the primary test instrument for determining achievement levels in DOC?
Definition
Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT)
Term
Inmate Cruise tells Captain Reed that he is NOT going to attend the Mandatory Education
program and it is a violation of his educational and constitutional rights to discriminate
against him since he is educationally deficient and only completed the 4th grade.
Cruise was assigned to the Mandatory Education program by the Superintendent.
What should Captain Reed tell inmate Cruise concerning his refusal to attend?
Definition
Refusal will result in a C3 charge for disobeying a direct order
Term
Employees are guaranteed the exercise of their rights under Safety and Health Standards
without being subjected to retaliation. These rights include the right to …
Definition
Register complaints about unsafe working conditions
Be fully informed about the disposition of complaints
Be fully informed about violations of safety standards
Participate in the safety program
Be represented at safety inspections
Term
It shall be the basic responsibility of each supervisor to plan and conduct safe operations,
fully orient and instruct employees in safe practices and procedures, and immediately take
the necessary corrective action to prevent recurrence of any unsafe conditions. Allowing an
unsafe condition to exist could be cause for disciplinary action.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Inmate Free requests the Mutual Agreement Parole Program (MAPP) and is in Minimum II
custody and has 4 years left on his sentence. He asks his case manager if he is eligible.
What should his case manager tell him?
Definition
No, he must have only 3 years or less left on his sentence
Term
Requirements for participation in the MAPP program for inmates are:
Definition
Medium or Minimum custody, no detainers, 90 days infraction free
Term
A MAPP agreement should have a duration of …
Definition
12 months to 36 months
Term
Any inmate who meets the MAPP eligibility requirements can be referred by either the
Parole Commission or the Division of Prisons.
T/F
Definition
TRUE/ Decision between the Parole Commission Inmate and DOC
Term
The Director of Prisons will designate certain facilities to be housing locations for inmates
unable to speak or understand English. Facility signs will be posted in English, Spanish, and
International symbol format. ESL classes will be provided on a full-time or part-time basis to
non-English speaking inmates as a primary assignment.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
For the Non-English speaking inmate program facility signs that provide information and
directions to the inmate population will be posted in English, Spanish, and in the
International symbol format.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
The Case Manager of a non-English speaking inmate will take action necessary to help the
inmate understand the information being communicated in official memoranda that are posted
on inmate bulletin boards.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
All facilities can access the Interpreter Services offered through AT&T over the
telephone.
T/F
Definition
TRUE- LANGUAGE SOLUTIONS
Term
Who is responsible for providing Orientation for Non-English speaking inmates and providing
info on security boundaries, schedules, access to medical, crisis intervention, etc.?
Definition
Case Managers
Term
A Program Director will coordinate the Inmate Recreation Program and the Facility Head will
designate a staff person with a Bachelor's degree in Recreation and Leisure Services or the
equivalent combination of education and experience.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Each General Population inmate should have at least one hour access to recreation daily.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Each facility should develop a Annual Comprehensive Recreation plan kept on file at the
facility and submitted to the Division Recreation Director by January 31 each year.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Movie Rentals from vendors such as Blockbuster, Wal-Mart, Movies & More, can be shown
to groups of inmates when a Public Performance License is purchased. The license must
be purchased annually and both license and movie rental fees are paid for by:
Definition
Regional Welfare Fund (license)
Local Welfare Fund (movie rentals)
Term
Inmates may be charged a minimal movie fee utilizing Inmate banking card accounts.
T/F
Definition
FALSE- INMATES MAY NOT BE CHARGED
Term
Inmates will be permitted to purchase Art supplies from the Authorized Supply List in the
facility canteen or a local vendor. Close custody inmates should not be allowed
to use supplies unless they are participating in an Art class or show.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Approved Inmates may possess no more than 2 completed Art projects and 1 unfinished
product which will be maintained in the inmate's locker.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Close custody male inmates are prohibited from using Craft supplies used for crochet,
knitting, cross-stitch, and latch hooks.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Social Service Programs provide individual and family counseling, parent and family
education and planning, family reunification, and community resource referrals to inmates
that are identified annually by facility staff and is available to all inmates.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
The Inmate Construction Program is a partnership between the Secretary of Correction and
DOC Central Engineering. Central Engineering will supervise and manage projects.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Eligibility for the Inmate Construction Program requires that the inmate must be:
Definition
Serving a felony sentence
21 years old
Infraction free for 90 days
Minimum or medium custody
Free of serious pending charges or infractions
Non-STG
Health Activity grade 1 (or 2 with approval)
Term
Upon admission at Diagnostic Centers the Case Analyst will complete a Skills Questionaire
for inmates with experience in construction and forward to the Division Coordinator who will
score the questionaires and screen inmates for eligibility. The Coordinator will maintain a
list of eligible inmates and notify case managers of candidates.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
Term
Inmates in the Construction Program are required to be assigned and transfer as necessary
and remain assigned for at least
Definition
6 months or until project complete
Term
Inmates in the Construction Program can be removed by Central Engineering staff due to:
Definition
Poor performance or conduct
Lack of trade skills
Disciplinary action
Administrative needs
Inmate request
Completion of assignment
Term
Inmates get Gain/Earn Time II in the Inmate Construction Program and 15 days of
Meritorious Time per month.
T/F
Definition
FALSE- GAIN III OR EARN III
Term
Inmates in the Inmate Construction Program earn the following pay rates:
Definition
Newly hired $1.50 per day
After 30 days $2.00 per day
After 90 days $2.50 per day
After 150 days $3.00 per day
Term
Inmates in the Inmate Construction Program work ten (10) hours per day on (Mon-Thu) during daylight savings time 9 hours and for 4 hours on Friday Standard Time
during Daylight Savings Time and nine (9) hours per day (Mon-Thu) with four (4)
hours on Friday during Standard Time.
T/F
Definition
TRUE
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