ADC Policies


The Arizona Department of Corrections provides a forum for members of the public to comment on the policies that may affect them.   These policies are: / Inmate Visitation (DO 911); / Inmate Mail (DO 914); and / Inmate Marriages (DO 904.07).

If you have a comment, complaint or question about the below listed policies, please / contact ADC.

This section of the ADC Policy Manual is under continual revision. Each Director's Instruction or revision will be linked from this page as it becomes available.

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Department Orders Index


Chapter 100
Agency Administration/ Management
101 System of Written Instructions
102 Information Technology
103 Correspondence/Records Control
104 Communications Systems
105 Information Reporting
106 Contract Beds
107 Legal Assistance and Process Service
108 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
108 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance - effective 5-09-14
109 Smoking and Tobacco Regulations
110 Legislative Activities
111 Solicitation
112 Department Meetings
113 Institution Management and Organizational Structure
114 Forms Management System
115 Authority/Responsibility Delegated to ACI
116 Employee Communicable Disease Exposure Control Plan
117 Health Services Division - Authority and Communications
121 Arizona Criminal Justice Information and Identification System
124 Constituent Services
125 Sexual Offense Reporting
125 Sexual Offense Reporting - Effective 5/14/2014
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Chapter 200
Public/ Public Access
201 Legal Services - Information Release
202 Public Access - Tours and Board Hearings
203 Research Projects
204 Volunteer Services
205 Contractor Security
207 Media Relations
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Chapter 300
Business/ Budget
301 Fiscal Management
302 Contracts and Procurement
303 Bank Account
304 Equipment and Inventory System
305 Establishment/Funding of New Department Programs
307 Department Grant Program
308 Management of RICO Funds
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Chapter 400
Physical Plant/Facilities
401 Prison Construction
403 Maintenance
404 Fire Safety and Loss Control
405 Vehicles/Vehicle Maintenance
407 Hazardous Material Control
408 Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Drug and Alcohol Testing
Chapter 500
Personnel/Human Resources
501 Employee Professionalism, Ethics and Conduct
502 Equal Opportunity
503 Employee Grooming and Dress
504 Recruitment and Hiring
505 Employee Benefits
506 Employee Recognition Program
507 Employee Records
509 Employee Training and Education
510 Firearms Qualification/ Firearms Instructor Certification
511 Employee Handbooks
512 Employee Pay, Work Hours, Compensation and Leave
513 Employee Property
514 Performance Appraisal for Correctional Employees (PACE)
515 Employee Identification System
516 Employee Exit Interview and Exit Survey
517 Employee Grievances
518 Personnel Rules - Delegated Authority
519 Employee Health - FMLA, ADA, Industrial Injury, FFD and Alternate Assignment
520 Employee Travel Reduction
521 Employee Assistance Program
522 Drug-Free Workplace
523 Domestic and Workplace Violence
524 Employee Assignments and Staffing
525 Employee Attendance
526 Victim Services Office
527 Sexual Harassment and Employment Discrimination
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Chapter 600
Inspections/Investigations
601 Administrative Investigations and Employee Discipline
602 Background Investigations
603 Polygraph Services
606 Internal Inspections Program
608 Criminal Investigations
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Chapter 700
Operational Security
701 Inmate Accountability
702 Key Control
703 Security/Facility Inspections
704 Inmate Regulations
705 Inmate Transportation
707 Inmate Escape Prevention/Response
708 Searches
709 Substance Abuse Detection and Control
710 Execution Procedures
711 Notification of Inmate Hospitalization or Death
712 Tool and Restricted Product Control
714 Aircraft Intrusion
716 Armory Procedures
717 Service Dog Program
718 Stun and Stun Lethal Electricfied Fences
Chapter 800
Inmate Management
801 Inmate Classification
802 Inmate Grievance Procedure
803 Inmate Discipline Procedure
803 Inmate Discipline Procedure - effective 5-09-14
804 Inmate Behavior Control
805 Protective Custody
805 Protective Custody - effective 5-11-14
806 Security Threat Groups (STGs)
807 Inmate Suicide Prevention, Precautionary Watches And Maximum Behavioral Control Restraints
809 Earned Incentive Program
811 Individual Inmate Assessments and Reviews
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Chapter 900
Inmate Programs and Services
901 Inmate Records Information and Court Action
902 Inmate Legal Access To The Courts
903 Inmate Work Activities
904 Inmate Religious Activities/Marriage Request
905 Inmate Trust Account/Money System
906 Inmate Recreation/Arts & Crafts
909 Inmate Property
910 Inmate Education and Resource Center Services
911 Inmate Visitation
912 Food Service
914 Inmate Mail
915 Inmate Phone Calls
916 Staff-Inmate Communications
917 Addiction Treatment Services
918 Wildland Fire Crews/Disaster Aid
920 Inmate Special Education Services
921 Tribal Government Relations
922 Inmate Donor Program
923 Sex Offender Education and Treatment Program
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Chapter 1000
1001 Inmate Release System
1002 Inmate Release Eligibility System
1003 Community Corrections
1004 Inmate Transfer System
1005 Escorted Inmate Leave For Family Serious Illness or Funeral
1006 Community Correctional Center - Placement/Removal
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Chapter 1100
Inmate Health Services
1101 Inmate Access to Health Care
1102 Communicable Disease and Infection Control
1103 Inmate Mental Health Care, Treatment and Programs
1104 Inmate Medical Records
1105 Inmate Mortality Review