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Spartanburg County Detention Facility Jail and Detention Policies and Procedures Subject: Administrative Segregation Issue Date: October 24, 2007 Policy Number: 4.05 Revision Date: August 11, 2010

Approval Authority Title and Signature: Larry W. Powers, Director

SPARTANBURG COUNTY IS AN AT WILL EMPLOYER AND NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN CHANGES AND/OR ALTERS THAT RELATIONSHIP. THIS MANUAL IS NOT A CONTRACT EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED NOR DOES IT BIND THE COUNTY OR THE DEPARTMENT TO ANY SPECIFIC OR DEFINITE PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT. THE DIRECTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE; DELETE; OR MODIFY THIS POLICY AT ANY TIME. ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE JAIL SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE DIRECTOR WITH THE CONCURRENCE OF THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR PURSUANT TO COUNTY ORDINANCE #229. POLICY: The Spartanburg County Detention Facility within the limits of its facilities and resources confines inmates in a variety of detention settings based on risk, status, and need for separation from other classes of inmates. This policy is for internal use only, and does not enlarge an officer or employee's civil or criminal liability. It should not be construed as the creation of a higher standard of safety or care in an evidentiary sense, with respect to third parties. Violations of this directive, if proven, can only form the basis of an internal complaint and corresponding discipline in a non-judicial administrative setting. Nothing contained herein is intended to create an enforceable right or a private right of action against the department; Spartanburg County; the Director; or its officers and staff. It is intended strictly for internal management purposes and does not create any third party rights to any member of the public; inmates/detainees; or their families. PENOLOGICAL INTEREST: It is in the penological interest of Spartanburg County Detention Facility (hereafter referred to as the Jail) to provide reasonable and necessary security, safety, and separation of inmates based on individual needs and assessment.

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Jail and Detention Policies and Procedures, 4.05 Administrative Segregation PROCEDURE: Administrative segregation is a form of separation from the general population administered or determined by classification of inmates. Inmates are placed in administrative segregation and out of general population when the inmate: 1. Poses a potential threat to life, property, self, staff, or other inmates; 2. Creates risk to the integrity of the facility, or the maintenance of good order which includes but is not limited to the ability to get along with others, maintaining appropriate levels of hygiene, compliance with staff and officer instructions, compliance with jail rules, etc; 3. Is placed in protective custody by the staff, or requests administrative segregation for protection; 4. Has co-defendants, known gang affiliations, past history of assaults on staff members and officers including arresting as well as officers at other institutions, past history of assaults on other inmates, past history of escape or attempted escape, charged with high profile crime, flight risk, known health risks, mental and emotional problems, exhibits or has exhibited in the past signs of being a predatory inmate (bully) and/or an inmate who may be prone to becoming a potential victim including but not limited to matters related to sexual orientation or gender reassignment, known or accused sex offender and in particular a known or accused sex offender whose victims are minors, prior or current law enforcement officers, known informants, local celebrity or public officials, etc ; 5. Is pending trial on a criminal act committed in the jail; 6. Is pending transfer to another institution, jail, or penitentiary; 7. Is pending a disciplinary investigation, hearing, or finding of the disciplinary officer, and/or; 8. Other related matters that may affect the internal order and discipline of the jail and the safety of the public and staff. Condition of Confinement in Administrative Segregation: Conditions of confinement in administrative segregation are basically the same as that of the general population with the exception that privileges, access to the dayroom, programs, and other activities may be restricted based on the need to maintain the internal order and security of the jail, availability of space, time, manpower or other resources; and/or other compelling reasons related to the health and safety of the officers and staff, the public, and the inmates.

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Jail and Detention Policies and Procedures, 4.05 Administrative Segregation

Those inmates who do not follow inmate rules and who are disruptive are subject to the same conditions of discipline as other inmates. Time spent in administrative segregation is determined based on the original reason for assigning the inmate to this classification and the continued need to maintain the classification, availability of resources including but not limited to the availability of suitable housing and sufficient staff, risk to the facility, risk to the inmate, the safety and/or needs of the other inmates, or other compelling reasons related to the safe and orderly operation of the jail. Disclaimer: This policy as with all policies will be reviewed from time to time and is subject to change without notice. Nothing contained herein grants or expands any third party, inmate, inmate's family member, or employee's rights or standing to seek legal recourse nor does it create any enforceable right or private right of action against the department; Spartanburg County; the Director; or its officers and staff. This policy is to serve as a guide only and was developed in a good faith effort to comply with applicable state and federal law, and as such, has no punitive intent. Should any part be found unconstitutional, it shall not affect the remaining sections unless they too are found to be unconstitutional. Nothing contained herein should be construed to expand, create, grant, or provide any rights beyond those as provided for under applicable state or federal law.

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